The University of Nottingham Ningbo China is an overseas campus of The University of Nottingham, situated in the city of Ningbo in the coastal province of Zhejiang, near Shanghai, China. The University was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China, in 2004, with the approval of the Chinese Ministry of Education. It is run by The University of Nottingham (United Kingdom) with cooperation from Zhejiang’s Wanli Education Group.
In 2004, Dr. Chen Zhili, Councillor of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China and former Education Minister, launched the China Policy Institute, a think-tank which produces research and policy papers to help build a more informed dialogue between China and the UK and to guide government and business strategies.
Professor Lu Yongxiang, President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, came to Nottingham where he was awarded an honorary degree and gave a keynote speech to a university conference on traditional Chinese medicine. Dr. Chen, Councillor of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China and former Education Minister received her honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of Nottingham in 2003. Professor Yang Fujia has been appointed sixth Chancellor of the university.
The university admitted its first students in 2004 for Arts and Social Science subjects. The 146 acre (591,333m²) campus was launched on 6 September 2005 by British Prime Minister Tony Blair from Beijing in a broadcast for China Central Television (CCTV). It was officially opened on 23 February 2006 by British Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott, in the Presence of Chinese Education Minister Zhou Ji and State Counsellor Chen Zhili.
The President of the University is Professor Yang Fujia, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and former President of Fudan University.
The University is situated within the Ningbo Higher Education Park on the outskirts of the city under the jurisdiction of Yinzhou District, Ningbo. The campus features Chinese and English gardens, lakes, sports centre, student residencies, library, academic and administration buildings, staff accommodation and a high street for a range of shops, restaurants and coffee outlets.
The Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies (CSET) which opened in September 2008 is the site of China’s first zero-carbon building and provides laboratory facilities as well as offices and seminar accommodation.
In 2011, the University opened its new Science and Engineering Building, equipped with laboratories, auditoriums and offices for the researchers and lecturers.
Total students 5628, Undergraduates 4962 and Postgraduates 666. The University currently houses over 540 international students from more than 60 different countries.
ARTS AND EDUCATION
|BA English Language and Applied Linguistics *||√||√|
|BA English Language and Literature *||√||√|
|BA English with International Business||√|
|BA International Communications Studies||√|
|BA International Communications Studies (with Chinese)||√|
SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
|BEng Architectural Environment Engineering *||√||√|
|BEng Chemical Engineering *||√||√|
|BEng Civil Engineering *||√||√|
|BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering *||√||√|
|BEng Environmental Engineering *||√||√|
|BSc Mathematics with Engineering *||√|
|Beng Mechanical Engineering *||√||√|
|BEng Mechatronic Engineering||√|
|BEng Product Design and Manufacture *||√||√|
|BSc Computer Science *||√||√|
|BSc Computer Science and Management *||√||√|
|BSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence *||√|
|BSc Software Engineering *||√|
|BSc Environmental Sciences *||√||√|
|BA Finance, Accounting and Management||√|
|BA International Business Economics||√|
|BA International Business Management||√|
|BA International Business with Communication Studies||√|
|BA International Business with Chinese/French/German/Japanese/Spanish||√|
|BSc International Economics and Trade||√|
|BA European Studies||√|
|BA International Studies||√|
|BA International Studies with Chinese/French/German/Japanese/Spanish||√|
ART AND SCIENCE
|MA Applied Linguistics|
|MA Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching|
|MA Applied Linguistics and World Englishes|
|MSc Communication and International Entrepreneurship|
|MA International Communications Studies|
|MA Interpreting and Translation, Mandarin and English|
SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
|MSc Engineering Surveying and Geodesy|
|MRes Sustainable Energy Technologies|
|MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovatian Management|
|MSc Finance and Investment|
|MSc International Business|
|MSc International Management|
|MA Contemporery Chinese Studies|
|MA International Relations and World History|