We undertook our second review of higher education in China in 2012. The following locations were visited: Beijing, Dalian, Kunming, Ningbo, Shanghai and Suzhou.
The TNE China 2012 review began with a survey in May 2011 to collect information from UK universities and colleges about their TNE activity in China. This was followed by desk-based studies of those institutions with significant TNE in China, looking at institutional procedures for the management of academic quality and standards and the way they operated.
The studies were supplemented by visits to a sample of the related institutions, giving an opportunity to follow up on identified issues and look more directly at the student experience.
The overview report provides a summary of TNE and higher education in China and includes a statistical annex, executive summaries of the 10 review reports, and summaries of the case studies and 2006 review, all of which can be found in full below.
This report is also available in Mandarin:
During 2012, we conducted in-depth reviews on individual collaborations between the UK and China. The following partnerships were reviewed:
As part of the review, we also developed a set of case studies: