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BEng (Hons) Architecture, BEng (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
BEng (Hons)Full-time3 - 4 yearsSeptemberCNY 100000 per yearCNY 110000 per year

About BEng (Hons) Architecture, BEng (Hons) - at University of Nottingham Ningbo China

The course provides an open and holistic education in architecture, aiming to form the next generation of architects and design thinkers to create better and inspiring built environments. The programme is designed to encourage creativity and innovation while responding to the professional requirements of architectural education.

You will develop an in-depth understanding of the contemporary architectural debate, allowing you to develop independent and critical thinking. It also provides a variety of hands-on projects, exercises, workshops, and facilities for students to work within.

Special feature

  • Creative problem-solving ability in the design of the built environment, founded on awareness, knowledge and understanding of the contemporary local and global architectural discourse;
  • An understanding, knowledge and ability to design and practice architecture within the local context of China, as well as at an international level;
  • Appreciation of the aesthetic values of means of individual expression, and capacity of communication, through the imaginative use of appropriate media;
  • Understanding of the principles of sustainable environmental design, and knowledge of the materials, methods, and techniques relevant to the design and construction of buildings and urban spaces;
  • Capacity to articulate critical thinking and propose original reflections on themes of relevance to the theories and practices of architectural design;
  • Understanding of the national and international framework of professional design practice and knowledge of the contextual regulations of the construction industry;
  • Independent approach to learning, promoting appropriate research methods of design investigation and fostering lifelong education.

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. 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

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.

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