What will I learn?

This is a 1-year full-time research programme entirely based in Ningbo, China. The main aim of the programme is to provide students with a sound and coherent educational experience which develops critical intellectual faculties by application to the methods and practices involved in energy, architecture and environmental issues. Competitive advantage may also be gained by the graduates through maintaining the high levels of environmental conscientiousness which the programme advocates. The proposed programme is also intended to enhance the appeal of our educational activities to graduates and practitioners from various academic and professional backgrounds. The specific objectives are as follows:

  • to encourage integration between the separate disciplinary areas
  • to encourage innovation and design creativity within a sound operational context
  • to develop the students transferable skills in research methods at postgraduate level
  • to facilitate an in-depth investigation of a relevant topic through independent research

Course structure

MRes (Master of research) in the following areas:

  • Renewable Energy and Architecture
  • Energy Conversion and Management
  • Sustainable Building Technology

Which department am I in?

Nottingham University Business School China

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
¥110,000.00 (US$ 16,984) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 September 2021


The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

199 Taikang East Road,



315100, China

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants should normally have completed a Bachelors degree at 2:1 level or above (or international equivalent) in an appropriate subject. Evidence of relevant personal, professional and educational experience may be taken into consideration. English language requirements: Minimum English Language Requirement: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum score of 5.5 in individual elements; TOEFL (paper based) 573 + TWE no less than 4.5 or TOEFL (computer based) 230 + TWE no less than 4.5; TOEFL (IBT) 88 (no less than 19 in any element)

For international students

Course requirements an honours degree at 2.1 or masters at merit level or above in a relevant subject (or international equivalent).
In a relevant discipline Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials, Aeronautical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and other related engineering backgrounds, subject to completion of suitable modules.

English language requirements:

Minimum English Language Requirement

IELTS 6.0 with a minimum score of 5.5 in individual elements
TOEFL 79 (minimum 17 in Writing and Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking)


About this uni

Learners at the Ningbo campus receive the same high-quality education as those studying at the university’s UK and Malaysia campuses.

  • One of the world’s top 100 universities
  • High speed train from Shanghai
  • Study abroad and exchange opportunities
  • Entrance scholarships available for high achievers