BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Key information

Degree

BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Types of study

Full time

Duration

Three or four years depending on entry qualifications

Start date

September 2022

Faculty

Electrical and Electronic Engineering / Faculty of Science and Engineering

Study model

2+2, 4+0

Note: For the 2+2 study model courses, the student will spend the last two years at our UK campus. For the 4+0 study model courses, the student will spend the entire degree programme in Ningbo, China with 'study abroad' opportunities from year three.

Introductory video

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Entry requirements

Depending on your academic and English language qualifications, you may be eligible for a traditional three-year degree programme, or a four-year programme with a preliminary year. The preliminary year enables you to gain the subject-specific knowledge and skills required to embark on degree-level studies.

Please find the entry requirement relevant to your country of origin here. If your country is not listed, please email international@nottingham.edu.cn.

If you are a mainland Chinese student, your Gaokao score should be in the first division as a minimum requirement, and your English test score should be no less than 115/150. For more details, please check the Chinese prospectus.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you are required to provide evidence of your proficiency in English. The minimum requirements for our preliminary year entry are listed below:

  • IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in any element
  • PTE Academic 59 (minimum 53)
  • TOEFL iBT 79 (minimum 17 in writing and Listening, 18 in Reading and 20 in speaking)

The minimum requirements for our qualifying year entry are listed below:

  • IELTS 6.5 with the writing band no less than 6.0
  • PTE Academic 71 (minimum 65)
  • TOEFL iBT 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements)

Minimum age requirements

You should be at least 18 years of age on admission to the University. The date of “admission” is defined as the first day of September in the relevant academic year. This requirement may be waived on an individual basis. If your parents or guardians provide their written agreement, in advance, to additional safeguards and requirements. Visit here for more information.

Course overview

The BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is a multidisciplinary course. It has the widest technical range of all our courses, allowing you to study a variety of topics including electronic design, communications, software engineering, computer modelling, microelectronics, power generation and distribution, electrical machines, signal processing, renewable energy systems and instrumentation.

We employ hands-on project work wherever possible to develop practical and problem-solving skills. Challenging engineering design projects will enhance your group-working skills while individual projects, which have significant industrial input, will enable you to enhance your skills and understanding in a chosen specialist area.

Special features

  • You will have the opportunity to gain relevant industrial experience during your degree course. Our industrial liaison officer maintains links with many companies and can assist students to arrange summer and year-out placements.
  • Our BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering course is accredited by the The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
  • Many students will have the opportunity to take up to a year out to study abroad at a top international university (including our UK and Malaysia campuses) and in universities within the Universitas 21 group.

Course structure

The degree is offered as a three or four-year programme depending on your entry qualification.

For domestic students, the course structure follows the Chinese higher education system and is based on a four-year programme.

For international students, with relevant qualifications, the course structure follows the UK higher education system and is based on a three-year programme.

Accreditations

Our BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering course is accredited by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Careers and further study

Electrical and electronic engineering continues to be a resilient industry. Our graduates are sought after by a large number of major international companies for recruitment, and we also organise career fairs each year.

Most of our graduates pursue further careers in the engineering sector, but others use the skills developed during the course to work in IT, consultancy, finance, commerce or education.

Further study

Among the 69 graduates from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 2020, 64 chose to continue their studies. 71.9% of them were admitted into the top 50 universities in the world. 2 graduates were admitted into PhD programmes at the University of Nottingham and the University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

2021 QS World University Rankings University Number
8 Imperial College London 18
10 University College London 10
13 Nanyang Technological University 1
18 Cornell University 1
19 Columbia University 2
20 The University of Edinburgh 2
25 Johns Hopkins University 1
27 The University of Manchester 2
31 King’s College London 1
36 University of California, Los Angeles 3
40 The University of Sydney 1
41 The University of Melbourne 1
42 Duke University 2
45 University of British Columbia 1
  Total 46

 

Fees

Mainland Chinese students

100,000 RMB / year

Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan students

100,000 RMB / year

International students

110,000 RMB / year

Scholarships, sponsorships and bursaries

To encourage academic excellence, we offer a comprehensive and expanding range of full and partial scholarships.

Historically, nearly 30% of our undergraduate students were awarded scholarships for their entry. Once enrolled, current students are eligible for additional merit and/or performance-based scholarships and awards, which covers approximately 32.5% of our whole student body.

Please check here for scholarship types and policies for applicants from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and overseas countries. If you are a mainland Chinese student, please visit the Chinese language prospectus.

Contact us

Admissions Office

University of Nottingham Ningbo China
199 Taikang East Road, Ningbo, 315100, China

E. admissions@nottingham.edu.cn
T. +86 (0574) 8818 0182
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Faculty Office of Science and Engineering

Room 427, Sir Peter Mansfield Building
University of Nottingham Ningbo China
199 Taikang East Road, Ningbo, 315100, China

E. fose_global@nottingham.edu.cn
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