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Scholarships and fees 


To encourage academic excellence, The University of Nottingham Ningbo China is now offering a comprehensive and expanding range of scholarships to international students including five types of non-competitive scholarships and two types of competitive scholarships.

Non-competitive scholarships

Family scholarships

A 10% first year's fee reduction for the children, brothers, sisters, husbands or wives of students who are currently registered on award bearing courses at The University of Nottingham Ningbo or who have already successfully completed award-bearing courses.

Study abroad and international exchange alumni scholarships

Scholarships of 10% towards tuition fees are available to students who:

  • have attended The University of Nottingham on a Study Abroad or International Exchangeprogramme AND    
  • are classed as an overseas student for fee purposes AND
  • register on a new full-time degree programme at Nottingham in September 2016

The scholarship is for the first year only and is given once the evidence has been completed and Study Abroad or Exchange status has been confirmed by us.

2+2/1+2 programme scholarships

International students who choose to undertake a 2+2 or 1+2 degree will pay 80,000 RMB per year for their study at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China. For the remaining two years' stay in Nottingham UK, students will receive a scholarship of £1,500 - 2,000. 

Students studying the following degrees will pay the Nottingham UK international student fee* for year three and four, but will receive a £1,500 - 2,000 scholarship from The University of Nottingham (or EU fee where appropriate).

 Allocation of all the awards listed above, is administered by The University of Nottingham Ningbo China and requires no additional application process.

*Fees will be charged at The Nottingham UK international student rate based on the year students were admitted to The University of Nottingham Ningbo China. 

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China High Achievers Scholarship

All students achieving A-level grades of AAA, IB grades of 36 points, HKDSE 5*55, or an equivalent result, will receive a 20,000 RMB scholarship towards their first year tuition fee.

No application is required for this scholarship.

Competitive scholarships

Ningbo International Student Government Scholarships for Academic Excellence 

There are approximately 30 undergraduate scholarships towards the first year’s tuition fee . The amounts available are as follows:

  • 20,000RMB for full time undergraduate students

Students who would like to apply for this scholarship will need to prepare the following documents and submit to the Recruitment & Admissions Office by 31st May 2016:

  • Course application form and documents
  • Scholarship Application form
  • Personal statement (500 words)

Please click here to download the application form.

For more information about our PhD Scholarships, please refer to this link

Tuition fees

The following tuition fees apply to all students. If you would like to convert any of the following fees into your own currency, please use the currency converter.

Three and four year degrees

80,000 RMB per year

2+2/1+2 degrees (two/one year/s in Ningbo and two years in Nottingham)

80,000 RMB per year (study at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China)

Year three and four in Nottingham: the initial tuition fee will be based on the Nottingham UK international student fee*. Students will, however, be entitled to a 2+2/1+2 programme scholarship or EU fee where appropriate.

*Fees will be charged at The Nottingham UK international student rate based on the year students were admitted to The University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

Accommodation fees

For details of our accommodation fees, please visit international-accommodation.