The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

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Located in Zhejiang Province in Eastern China, The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) is the first Sino-foreign University in China with approval from the Chinese Ministry of Education. The University offers British degree programmes from The University of Nottingham, UK, and is a campus based institution located in Ningbo Higher Education Park, a leafy suburb on the outskirts of the city centre.

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China offers degrees at both undergraduate and postgraduate level (including PhD's), taught entirely in English. It also provides the opportunity for students to take a preliminary (foundation) year, study half of their degree in the UK, and learn Chinese.

There are three faculties at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, consisting of eight divisions of study:

  • Nottingham University Business School China
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Studies
  • International Communications
  • International Studies
Across the University
  • Courses are delivered entirely in English
  • Teaching materials are imported from Nottingham, UK
  • Staff are seconded from Nottingham, UK or appointed internationally
  • The Teaching Quality Assurance System is the same as at The University of Nottingham, UK
  • Students can access internet resources from the Nottingham campus
  • University of Nottingham UK degrees are awarded, and teaching is conducted to its world class standards

The University's student population has grown from just over 250 to more than 5,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The international community is expected to increase considerably as the University expands its range of science and engineering degree programmes. Upon acceptance of an offer, international students are provided with guaranteed accommodation and easy access to a range of amenities on the University’s high street.

The University is familiar with a wide range of overseas qualifications and works closely with the British Council, both in the UK and abroad. For further information about how your qualifications might entitle you to study at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, please contact our Admissions team.


Undergraduate tuition fee
  • 80,000 RMB/1,873,902 KZT per year*
Postgraduate tuition fee
  • 90,000 RMB/2,108,187 KZT per year*
  • 12,000 RMB/281,085 KZT per year*
Living costs
  • 3,000 - 3,500 RMB (including accommodation) 70,271 - 81,983 KZT per month*

*exchange rate as of 28/02/2012


An application form can be downloaded here:

You will need to include the following documents with your application:

  • Two references in signed and sealed envelopes
  • Transcript of school exam results
  • English language test score report (e.g. IELTS or TOEFL)
  • A photocopy of the main pages from your passport
  • Four passport-sized photographs
  • Receipt of payment of application fee