The Centre for English Language Education (CELE) at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China is one of the largest and most well-established English language teaching departments in the world. Our teaching team consists of around 120 experienced tutors from 21 countries and regions around the world. CELE provides a wide range of Preliminary Year, Master Degree Preparation and Professional Education and Training courses, which form an integral part of UNNC.
The Preliminary Year Programme was designed by CELE, and combines small-sized classes, one-to-one tutorials and step-by-step curricula across our 50+ modules. Each year, CELE tutors teach more than 2,100 first-year students who come to us for our high-quality academic English and introductory academic content courses, ensuring our students are ready for their degree-level studies in English. CELE also provides Master Degree Preparation Courses to help students build the foundations and knowledge for success in their future Master’s degree programmes.
Outside of the classroom, the Writing Lab@UNNC is a specialized advising and support team within CELE that provides extra optional English language and study skills guidance for all students, from the Preliminary Year to Postgraduates. Through 1-1 advising, workshops, lectures, discussion groups, and bespoke modules, our experienced specialists help students improve as writers, speakers, listeners, readers and more.
Using its expertise in teaching, a series of high-quality bespoke Professional Education and Training courses are also designed and run by CELE for corporate clients, partner institutions and community outreach programmes.