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Scholarship for Year-Long Study in China Announced

Two scholarships are being offered to provide the opportunity for any level 2 UG student from across the Faculty of EPS to study at Beijing Institute of Technology for 1 year.

BIT Students visit the Temple of Heaven

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) is offering a fantastic sponsorship opportunity for two students to participate in a year-long study abroad international programme at Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) from September 2020-June 2021. The opportunity is available to any level 2 student from across the Faculty of EPS.

The programme will be in place of a sandwich year in industry or be an additional year for students not enrolled on courses with a sandwich year, and will be acknowledged in your degree title and on your academic transcript.

BIT belongs to the Excellence League (E9) of 10 top engineering universities in China and is one of 36 Double First Class Universities in China. It is a member of 18-strong UK-China University Consortium on Engineering Education and Research (UCEER) led by Queen’s and Southeast University (Nanjing).

English taught programmes of study are available in the following:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Science & Technology
  • International Trade & Economics

Modules can be mixed across programmes and do not have to be in student’s own study areas

The year of study will be recognised in your final degree transcript.

Application closing date: 31st January 2020

Students are only being asked to contribute £300 towards this once in a lifetime opportunity. Queens' EPS Faculty will pay the remaining costs. Total costs covered include BIT tuition fees, registration fee, visas, flights, medical insurance, accommodation and an allowance towards meals.

Full payment of £300 required from students by 12 noon on Friday 3rd April 2020

Download an Application Form