Ningbo, China

The MIT-Ningbo Supply Chain Management master's programs offer students a unique opportunity for immersion in the world's fastest-growing economy. Unique among the SCALE master's programs, the Ningbo program with Ningbo University incorporates the MIT-SCALE supply chain management curriculum into a traditional 2.5-year MBA program.

Beginning with the fall 2021 intake, a new option launched with the University of Nottingham University Ningbo offers students the MIT SCALE supply chain management curriculum in an accelerated one-year program leading to a Master of Science International Business (Supply Chain Management).

Why attend a program at NISCI?

  • Choose an MBA or a Master of Science. Gain in-depth, practical knowledge and skills relevant to your career, work with leading global companies on innovative research projects, and learn to lead in the supply chain field.
  • Location. The Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, located on the coast of the East China Sea in Zhejiang provincehas been ranked No.1 in the world for the last decade in terms of cargo tonnage, with 889 million tons of volume in 2015. The port is located on the coast of the East China Sea, in the Zhejiang province south of Hangzhou Bay, across from Jiaxing and Shanghai, and is at the crossroads of the north-south inland and coastal shipping route.
  • Logistics Nexus. Ningbo is a global leader in cargo logistics. The continual flow of supply chain ideas and leaders enables companies to further expand and diversify the economic growth of our region.
  • Learn Chinese. Though instruction is in English, the MIT-Ningbo supply chain management program includes Chinese language instruction for those students who wish to improve their ability to communicate effectively not only with fellow students, faculty, researchers, but in business and industry settings.
  • Low Relative Cost. At CNY 168,000 (approx $25,000) for the full MBA, and CNY 150,000 (approx $23,000) for the 1-year MS with Nottingham University, MIT-Ningbo programs have the lowest tuition among the SCALE master's degrees. 

Program Details

MBA with Ningbo University

 

Format:
2.5-year part-time residential MBA incorporating the 10-month MIT-SCALE supply chain management curriculum (MNSCM) 


Language of Instruction: English


Degree/Certificate:
The MNSCM program leads to a Master of Business Administration awarded by the University of Ningbo, and the Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network.


Credit Requirements:
45 Ningbo University credits


Program Costs:
2.5-year residential MBA program:
Tuition (2.5 years): CNY 168,000 (~$25,000) plus textbooks and living expenses. Currently a budget of CNY 5,000 (~$750) per month for living expenses is recommended for single students.


Financial Aid:
Full and half scholarships are awarded to limited number of outstanding applicants and students.
 

Career Resources and Alumni Relations:
The NISCI MNSCM program has a full time staff person dedicated to bringing in companies for interviews and helping the students find excellent jobs. Upon graduation students join an elite group of SCALE alumni and enjoy full participation in all MIT CTL alumni activities.

MSc with the University of Nottingham, Ningbo China (UNNC)

Format:
One-year residential Master of Science International Business (Supply Chain Management)


Language of Instruction: English


Degree/Certificate:
The  program leads to a Master of Science in International Business (Supply Chain Management) awarded by the University of Nottingham , and the Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, awarded by MIT Global SCALE Network.


Credit Requirements:
180 University of Nottingham credits


Program Costs:
Tuition: CNY 150,000 (~$23,000) plus textbooks and living expenses. Currently a budget of CNY 5,000 (~$750) per month for living expenses is recommended for single students.


Financial Aid:
Full and half scholarships are awarded to limited number of outstanding applicants and students.


Career Services and Alumni Relations:
The NISCI program with the University of Nottingham has a full time staff person dedicated to bringing in companies for interviews and helping the students find excellent jobs. In addition, students enjoy career services of the University of Nottingham. Upon graduation students join an elite group of SCALE alumni 
 

The teaching building at NSCIIC, Ningbo China

NISCI teaching building, Ningbo, China