The University of Nottingham Ningbo China is the first Sino-Foreign University in China with approval from the Chinese Ministry of Education. The President of the University of Nottingham Ningbo China is Professor Yang Fujia, a distinguished academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and former President of Fudan University, and the Provost is Professor Nick Miles. The University of Nottingham is in the World's Top 100 universities (Shanghai Jiao Tong (SJTU) rankings).
The University of Nottingham Ningbo's mission statement is "Academic Excellence in the Service of Global Citizenship", and this means that the University of Nottingham Ningbo China has committed itself to developing subjects that combine internationally ranked teaching and research excellence at the University of Nottingham UK with Chinese needs for internationalisation and globalisation.
Location: Ningbo, Zhejiang
The University is located in Ningbo Higher Education Park on a newly build and dedicated campus with a land area of 887mu. Currently, it has over 5000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and more than 400 teaching and administrative staff from over 30 countries in the world.
Currently there are three faculties at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China offering undergraduate and postgraduate (masters and PhD) degrees. They are the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, and the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Under the faculties, there are eight divisions: Nottingham University Business School, Division of International Studies, Division of International Communications, Division of English, Division of Computer Science, Division of Economics, Division of Engineering and School of Education. Subjects have been chosen taking into account the expertise available at Nottingham UK and the needs of China.
So far during the 8 years the University has operated seven groups of Masters Graduates (in 2006-2012) and five groups of Bachelor graduates (2008-2012). The academic achievements of the graduates have been excellent, similar to those of the students at the University of Nottingham UK and their rate of employment has been very high.
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Preliminary Year Entry
Students from 12-year education systems are normally required to have graduated from High School. Applicants for all degree programmes should have achieved a minimum GCSE Grade B (or equivalent qualification) in Mathematics. Applicants must be at least 17 years of age at the start of the course.
In addition to the University entrance requirement, international students whose first language is not English or whose entry qualification was not obtained in the medium of English are required to provide evidence of their proficiency in English.
Minimum English Language Requirement:
- IELTS 5.5, with the writing band no less than 5.0 or
- TOEFL (IBT) 71 (minimum 17 in any element)
Year One Entry
Students from 12-year education systems are normally required to complete a foundation year before entering the second year of an undergraduate programme. Students from 13-year education systems or on recognized foundation courses are not usually required to complete a foundation year. Direct entry applicants should have achieved:
- GCE A Level: BBB (or equivalent qualification)
- IB: 32
Minimum English Language Requirement:
- IELTS 6.5 with the writing band no less than 6.0 or
- TOEFL (IBT) 88 (minimum 19 in any element)
Minimum English Language Requirement for BA English Language and Applied Linguistics and BA English Language and Literature:
- IELTS 7.0 with the writing band no less than 6.5 or
- TOEFL (IBT) 100 (minimum 21 in any element)
Undergraduate RMB 80,000/year
Postgraduate (1 year) RMB 90,000/year
Postgraduate (2 year) RMB 80,000/year
Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Students:
Undergraduate RMB 60,000/year
(Tuition will be adjusted to RMB 80,000/year from September 2014 entry)
Postgraduate (1 year) RMB 80,000/year
Postgraduate (2 year) RMB 60,000/year
RMB 9,600 - 12,000 (+RMB 1,000 deposit/room/year)
Approx. RMB 2,500 per year (actual amount will be calculated and settled at the end of the academic year)
RMB 600 per year
RMB 1,800-3,500 per month to include meals, power, water, internet connection and entertainment and other necessities depending on life-style. This compares to approximately £700 per month in the UK.
Ningbo Government Scholarship for International Students:
There are approximately 12 scholarships available for postgraduate applicants and 30 scholarships available for undergraduate applicants.
RMB 30,000 per person for full-time postgraduate applicants (first year tuition fee)
RMB 20,000 per person for full time undergraduate applicants (first year tuition fee)
Degree Certificate :
(All students who successfully graduate from The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, will be awarded a University of Nottingham degree certificate signed by The University of Nottingham UK Vice Chancellor and Registrar. Exactly the same degree certificates are awarded to students at all three University of Nottingham campuses.)
The University is active in research, collaborating within China and Internationally. Significant collaboration exists with the University of Nottingham UK. Indeed one of aims of the University of Nottingham Ningbo's Research is to bring the Research expertise of the University of Nottingham UK to China. Currently the University has a series of research institutes: the Institute of Asia Pacific Studies, the Institute for Comparative Cultural Studies, the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics, the Centre for Sustainable Energy Technology, and the Centre for Global Finance, Learning Science Research Centre, and Centre for Research on Global Economic Policy.
Internationalization is at the heart of the development of the University of Nottingham Ningbo China: we have a growing international teaching team as well as an increasingly international student body. The University now has teaching staff from over 25 different countries and full-time/exchange international students from more than 30 countries. In the longer term 20% of the student population will be international. Our internationalization policy also means that students have the opportunity to study at the University of Nottingham UK or to go as exchange or study abroad students to study at other top universities around the world.
The University of Nottingham
The University of Nottingham was established in the UK City of Nottingham in 1881. It received its Royal Charter in 1948 and celebrates its Diamond Jubilee in 2008. In October 2003, two Nottingham graduates and professors were awarded Nobel Prizes for Medicine and Economics respectively. Emeritus Professor of Physics, Sir Peter Mansfield, was honored for his work on Magnetic Resonance Imaging, which has been compared to the discovery of x-rays, and is one of the most significant discoveries of modern medicine. Sir Clive Granger, a former Professor of Economics, was awarded the Nobel Prize for his work on time-series analysis.
The University of Nottingham has been confirmed in the top 1% of more than seven and a half thousand higher education institutions anywhere in the world. Two prestigious international league tables published for 2006/07 put Nottingham in the Top 10 of the best in Britain, in the Top 100 worldwide and Top 25 in Europe.
In the United Kingdom, league tables for Higher Education Institutions, published by The Guardian, The Times and The Sunday Times newspapers, all rank Nottingham consistently highly.
(Source: The University of Nottingham Ningbo China)
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