The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Introduction

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. Established in 2004, with the full approval of the Chinese Ministry of Education, we are run by The University of Nottingham with co-operation from Zhejiang Wanli Education Group, a key player in the education sector in China.

Fast facts about the University

  • The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China in 2004.
  • At UNNC we have more than 6,500 students and around 750 are international students
  • We have more than 700 members of staff, split across academic and professional services.
  • Our staff and students come from more than 70 countries and regions around the world.
  • The University is situated in a 144 acre (584,666m²) campus in Ningbo, Zhejiang province.
  • We have three faculties: Business, Science and Engineering, Humanitites and Social Sciences.
  • We offer 28 undergraduate courses and 22 postgraduate courses.
  • The University has ten research centres and institutes.
  • We were awarded a licence to grant PhDs in December 2008 and have around 300 PhD students.
  • We have China’s first carbon-neutral building, home to our Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies (CSET).

Annual Report

"2016 has been a year of transition with many exciting initiatives and achievements. It makes a good start towards our mission for 2020 and places UNNC in a stronger position for the future"

  • Professor Chris Rudd

The University of Nottingham Ningbo Annual Report 2016 is now available. This report summarised and highlighted the key progresses and achievements of the University in the past academic year. It shared some of the most prominent accomplishments and joyful moments of the University in its starting year of implementing the Strategy 2020. Four important areas of development covered in the report are:

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Research & Discipline Building
  • Reforms & Restructure
  • Social Responsibility & Community Engagement

In-demand graduates

We have more than 6,000 students and, each year, around 1,500 graduate with excellent academic qualifications, transferable skills, a creative outlook and a fresh perspective. They are in demand from employers around the globe who recognise the benefits of hiring talent with an international perspective.

Our internationalisation policy means that our students can study at The University of Nottingham in the UK or to go as exchange or study abroad students to other universities around the world.

International students come from more than 60 countries around the world and Chinese undergraduate students are selected from most provinces on the basis of their college entrance examinations.

Competition for entry is stiff and students are required to have a minimum level of English to be accepted onto our degree programmes. We are familiar with a range of overseas school-leaving qualifications. For further information about the qualifications needed to study here email our admissions team.

High-impact research

At UNNC research spans all faculties and disciplines and we have several centres and institutes that are generating high-impact research.

We're committed to providing world-leading research expertise that is relevant to China's interests and needs.

Our postgraduate students play an important role in our research community and we're keen to support the research talent of the future.

Top-quality staff

We have more than 600 teaching, research and professional services staff at UNNC, recruited from top universities, research institutes and companies from at least 40 countries worldwide.

All of the teaching on campus is carried out in English by staff either seconded from Nottingham or appointed to The University of Nottingham’s standards.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MA

MA Applied Linguistics

Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 China Ningbo + 1 more

Applied linguistics identifies, investigates, and offers solutions to language-related real-life problems, such as improving how languages are taught or how multicultural workplaces can improve communication between staff. [+]

MA Applied Linguistics

Applied linguistics identifies, investigates, and offers solutions to language-related real-life problems, such as improving how languages are taught or how multicultural workplaces can improve communication between staff.

This one-year full-time (or part-time) course has a particular focus on research methodology, exploring how language shapes human interaction.

By studying this course you will:

understand how to employ a range of research approaches to language, from discourse analysis to corpus linguistics have the opportunity to investigate language and communication from an interdisciplinary angle develop a thorough grounding in language research and its practical applications use your knowledge of how languages are formed to solve real-life problems. ... [-]

MA Interpreting and Translation, Mandarin and English

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 China Ningbo

As China raises its international profile in the spheres of economics, politics and culture, it has declared high-level training for specialist translators and interpreters as one of the country's educational priorities. [+]

MA Interpreting and Translation, Mandarin and English Course outline

The MA is designed for native speakers of Chinese who have a high level of competence in English and wish to develop this further and native speakers of English who have a high level of competence in Chinese and wish to develop it further. It is also open to speakers of other languages than English and Chinese who have a high level of competence in both English and Chinese. The MA combines the theoretical, technological and practical training necessary for effective translation between English and Chinese. It also offers training and practice in bi-lateral interpreting between the two languages. The programme is structured around a range of compulsory and elective modules. The compulsory modules provide the core skills and knowledge needed for translation and interpreting across a wide range of subjects, including the basic concepts of translation and interpreting theory.... [-]


MSc

MSc Business, Economy and Society of Contemporary China

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 China Ningbo

The MSc in Business, Economy and Society of Contemporary China is an innovative one-year full-time taught programme producing highly skilled graduates best placed to succeed in one of the world’s most dynamic, vibrant and rewarding countries. [+]

MSc Business, Economy and Society of Contemporary China

The MSc in Business, Economy and Society of Contemporary China is an innovative one-year full-time taught programme producing highly skilled graduates best placed to succeed in one of the world’s most dynamic, vibrant and rewarding countries. It has been created to meet the demand from industry and business for graduates who have in-depth knowledge of contemporary China.

The programme is open to both international students and those from the People’s Republic of China and will supply you with the tools you need to develop a rewarding career in a country poised to become the world's biggest economy.

Business decision making is a highly case sensitive process and requires a profound understanding of the environments in which a decision is taken. A successful business education not only teaches students the theories, but also teaches them where to apply them and in what circumstances.... [-]


MSc in Engineering Surveying and Geodesy

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 China Ningbo

The course is designed for students who wish to develop the understanding and working knowledge of the principles and applications of a variety of surveying devices and techniques. [+]

MSc in Engineering Surveying and Geodesy

The course is designed for students who wish to develop the understanding and working knowledge of the principles and applications of a variety of surveying devices and techniques.

Versions of this MSc have been running at the University of Nottingham, UK for almost 20 years. This course runs entirely at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China. This course provides students with the ability to appreciate and apply state of the art engineering surveying techniques within a practical context. The course includes the principles behind surveying such as reference systems, and geodesy, as well as the techniques and equipment used in engineering surveying, photogrammetry and satellite positioning systems such as GPS.... [-]


MSc International Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 China Ningbo

The degree provides a full-time course for those seeking positions in a variety of Management fields. It provides a theoretically grounded coverage of key conceptual and practical developments across a wide range of management disciplines. [+]

MSc International Management

The degree provides a full-time course for those seeking positions in a variety of Management fields. It provides a theoretically grounded coverage of key conceptual and practical developments across a wide range of management disciplines including marketing, human resource management, finance and accounting, and corporate strategy.

Participants in the MSc Management programme can use the dissertation component to concentrate in-depth on Management topics according to individual interests and career requirements.

The MSc Management programme is intended to enable students to:

To engage in a study of organisations, their management, and the changing international external environment in which they operate. ... [-]


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