Enrollment Guide for International Cooperative Education HND Programme between Wolverhampton University and Hubei Engineering University

1.Programme Background

The HND (short for Higher National Diploma) Programme held by Wolverhampton University in UK and Hubei Engineering University in China, has been successfully approved by E Jiao Wai Han Document No.39 (2009), and recorded by Chinese Ministry of Education. This programme consists of HND in Business and HND in Biotechnology.

2.Training Mode

Students will complete their 3-year study in Hubei Engineering University. In the first year, they mainly take some IELTS courses and compulsory courses, to prepare for the WEPE (short for Wolverhampton English Proficiency Examination) at the end of this year. Students obtaining a score of 5.0 or above in WEPE will then register with the University of Wolverhampton. They will then study for a further two years at Hubei Engineering University, during this time they will study a total of 18 University of Wolverhampton modules taught by Hubei Engineering University staff. The study will cover 6 modules on the English Plus Pre-Sessional Award (EPPA) and 12 modules on the HND Business Award. After they complete their study successfully, they will receive both diploma from Hubei Engineering University and HND Certificate and Language Certificate from the University of Wolverhampton. Students successfully completing the HND Business are automatically entitled to enrol onto the final year of either the BA (Hons) Business Management or BA (Hons) International Business Management course taught at the University of Wolverhampton. Hubei Engineering University will also give some priorities to the outstanding students under the related policy and regulations if they want to continue their bachelor study in China.

3.Teaching Plan and Core CoursesCourse

Course Name


4AC004 Managing Financial Resources

4BU005 Analytical Skills for Business

4BU006 Learning for Business Success

4HR001 Managing Individuals at Work

4IB004 Global Business Environment

4MK002 Marketing Principles

5AC008 International Trade Finance

5BE001 Entrepreneurial Creativity and Innovation

5BU003 Analysing and Improving Processes

5HR006 International Human Resources : The Key Issues

5IB004 Managerial Economics

5MK008International Operations, Logistics and Marketing



language production skills(3EG007)

Engaging with texts(3EG008)

Communication and Study Skills(3EG006)

English studies for business(3EG010)

Learning through Text and Discourse:Intermediate(3EG004)

Intermediate Writing and Grammar(3EG005)

4.University of Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton is top 5 Public University in the UK, and also one of the first batch that have been mutual recognized by Chinese and British government. () RAE ( Research Assessment Exercise ) by British government in 2008 showed that the research level of University of Wolverhampton has reached world leading level, and its teaching quality has also been approved among the best by The Higher Education Academy with UK Professional Standards Framework. University of Wolverhampton has inter-university cooperative relationship with many other Chinese universities, eg. Arts College of Tsinghua University, Lan Zhou University, and Northeast Normal University.

5.Admission Scheme

Students entering the Programme must obtain qualifying scores for entry into Hubei Engineering University on the national or provincial college entrance examination of the People’s Republic of China. The tuition fee is RMB 16000/year.

6.Contact Information

a.School of International Education

Contact: Sun Ping, Feng Qian, Zhu Zhengfeng

Contact Number: 0712-2345987 Fax: 0712-2345659

b. Enrollment and Employment Department

Contact: Mr Wu, Mr Hu

Contact Number: 0712-2345651 Fax: 0712-2345668