University of Nottingham Ningbo China
School of
International Communications
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International Communications 



Welcome to the website of the School of International Communications. We are the largest school in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and are affiliated to the Department of Culture, Film & Media at the Nottingham campus. Understanding how to communicate, learn, express yourself and do business on global digital media platforms with people from all over the world and in many different languages is at the core of our teaching programmes.

Our BA (Hons) in International Communications is a provincial level accredited degree which includes a dedicated programme of study for a European or East Asian language. Its sister programme, BA (Hons) in International Communications with Chinese, has proved successful in attracting high quality international students to our school. Both programmes provide students with an opportunity to exchange to another Nottingham University campus or an external international university in their third year of study.

We run MA programmes in International Communications and one of the most successful PhD programmes in the university. We have been graduating students for nearly ten years and our alumni have continued their education in some of the world’s leading universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, as well as working for companies like the Bank of China, L’Oreal, Ogilvy & Mather and the British Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.

                                       --- Professor Andrew White, Head of School of International Communications


Hear from our Student


Four years in UNNC as a student of International Communications was a turning point of my life. I learnt to follow my passion, to think different, and to try all possibilities. From Cambridge to the United Nations to Dream Town, those values powered my spirit and lightened my road to the next adventure.


                                                      --- Xiaofeng Xu graduated in 2015,
                                                             International Communications 


Xu Xiaofeng



Featured Academic

   David Fleming featured academic       



My interests surround the interface between film, technology and philosophy and I share these with International Communications students taking the undergraduate module Communication & Technology and my optional module Film and Philosophy. My latest publication is a monograph entitled Unbecoming Cinema (2017, Intellect).


                   --- Dr. David Fleming, Assistant Professor in Film and Media