The University of Nottingham is the “nearest Britain has to a truly global university” and is enhanced by having campuses in China and Malaysia, as well as bespoke partnerships in countries such as USA and Australia.
The faculty is constantly working to ensure our graduates gain an advantage when entering the job market. Taking time to study with new people in a new culture and in a new environment enhances your employability.
Employers are increasingly placing value on students who take a year abroad. Doing so provides you with a unique opportunity to:
- Approach your academic subject from a different perspective in a new academic environment.
- Improve your communication and team working skills – invaluable for prospective employers.
- Start a network of international colleagues and broaden your future employment possibilities.
- Experience new languages, cultures and people.
The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering participates in the following exchange schemes:
These cover institutions from America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Sweden and the University's overseas campuses in China and Malaysia. Your choice of exchange partner will depend on your department and the course you are registered on. Eligibility for exchange schemes will depend upon meeting academic criteria.
Please refer to the Departmental Study Abroad Factsheet and the International Office Website for more information.
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus opened in September 2000 to become the first branch campus of a British university in Malaysia and one of the first foreign British campuses in the world. The friendly atmosphere, world-class teaching and extensive facilities make it a popular choice for Malaysian and international students, as well as exchange students from Nottingham. Students represent around 70 different nationalities.
The Malaysia Campus is situated near the town of Semenyih, 45 minutes drive from the capital Kuala Lumpur. The purpose-built campus provides accommodation, free sports facilities (including an outdoor swimming pool), and a multi-level library, as well as state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities.
In 2004 Nottingham became the first foreign university to establish a campus in China. The University of Nottingham Ningbo China offers the same high standard of teaching as the UK campuses and has internationalisation at its heart; of over 5,000 students there are more than 300 international students from at least 40 countries.
The China Campus is situated in Ningbo, a city of over five million people situated on the East coast of China. Ningbo is just a two hour drive from Shanghai and two hours by air from Beijing. The campus at Ningbo provides accommodation, sports facilities and a shopping street.
The University is committed to offering reduced tuition fees and scholarships, including the Vice Chancellor's Award for International Travel, for students participating in study abroad programmes. We advise to check the Financial Study Abroad Factsheet and the Exceptional Fees page for up to date information on study abroad fees and awards.