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BA (Hons) International Studies, BA (Hons)

University of Nottingham Ningbo China, China

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
BA (Hons)Full-time3 - 4 yearsSeptemberCNY 100000 per yearCNY 110000 per year

About BA (Hons) International Studies, BA (Hons) - at University of Nottingham Ningbo China

This degree is the core undergraduate programme in the School of International Studies. Building on the foundation training in Year 1, the core modules in Years 2-4 are designed to enhance students' knowledge and understanding of past and present societies and cultures, especially in Europe, North America and Asia. The Nottingham approach of combining lectures with in-depth interactive seminars develops their intellectual skills and allows them to practice the transferable skills they will need to perform in the international arena. Globalisation has made it more important than ever for young professionals to exhibit a high level of international awareness in the 21st-century workplace, whether it be in government organisations, businesses or academic study.

The International Studies degree provides the core training they will need to perform to their full potential, by developing the analytical and communication skills increasingly in demand throughout the world today.

This course provides you with the historical foundations of Western cultures and political system, independent research skills, knowledge of contemporary issues.

Special features

  • Choose from an exceptionally large range of modules
  • Develop a global experience of history and politics
  • Build key, transferable skills sought after by top employers

Notes about fees for this course

Mainland Chinese students: 100,000 RMB / year

Hong Kong, Macau & Taiwan students: 100,000 RMB / year

International students: 110,000 RMB / year

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.

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 enabling 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 global@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 version prospectus.

English language requirements 

If your first language is not English or your entry qualification was not obtained in the English medium (from an approved institution) you are required to provide evidence of your proficiency in English. Minimum requirements:

  • IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in writing) – eligible for three year programme;
  • IELTS 5.5 (no less than 5.0 in any element) – eligible for four year programme;
  • PTE Academic 71 (minimum 65) – eligible for three year programme;
  • PTE Academic 59 (minimum 53) – eligible for four year programme.

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 give their written agreement in advance to additional safeguards and requirements. Visit here for more information.

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