WELCOME TO STUDENTS FROM EUROPE

Welcome to the University of Derby. We’re an ambitious, modern university with two campuses in the heart of the UK. We are proud to welcome more than 1,700 international students from 100 countries studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, supported by our award-winning International Student Centre.

Top 30UK university**The Guardian University Guide 2020
Goldrated in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
Top10in the world for international student learning experience**Global ISB Benchmark Group 2018

A warm welcome

The University of Derby has been shortlisted for the sector’s most prestigious accolade – the Times Higher Education (THE) University of the Year Award 2019.

As a Gold-rated institution for our teaching and learning (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework), we combine academic expertise with industry experience to ensure your learning is up to date and relevant to today's world.

We continuously invest in our cutting-edge facilities, so you'll be using the latest resources and equipment to support your studies, as well as experience realistic working environments so you'll be ready to impress your future employers and fulfil your ambitions. 

Our Derby English Language Centre can help you improve your language skills in an academic setting and progress through your degree programme, while academics and students work together to ensure we have a fully integrated student community.

Our friendly International Student Centre is rated the best of all UK universities (International Student Barometer 2018 UK Benchmark Group) and will help you settle in to student life when you arrive in the UK with airport pick-ups and a welcome programme to meet your fellow students.

Derby is the UK's most central city, with great rail links across the country and within easy reach of airports. A lively, multi-cultural city, Derby is home to major multi-national companies like Rolls Royce and Toyota. It's a welcoming and safe place with lots going on for international students to really experience British culture.

 

Meet us in your country

We attend a number of recruitment events in Europe throughout the year. Click on your country to find further details:

We don't currently have any planned visits to your country however you can contact Mikaela Green, our International Recruitment Officer for Europe on WhatsApp +44 (0)7717 808653 or email m.green@derby.ac.uk with any questions you have about what it's like to live and study in Derby.

We don't currently have any planned visits to your country however you can contact Mikaela Green, our International Recruitment Officer for Europe on WhatsApp +44 (0)7717 808653 or email m.green@derby.ac.uk with any questions you have about what it's like to live and study in Derby.

We don't currently have any planned visits to your country however you can contact Mikaela Green, our International Recruitment Officer for Europe on WhatsApp +44 (0)7717 808653 or email m.green@derby.ac.uk with any questions you have about what it's like to live and study in Derby.

We don't currently have any planned visits to your country however you can contact Mikaela Green, our International Recruitment Officer for Europe on WhatsApp +44 (0)7717 808653 or email m.green@derby.ac.uk with any questions you have about what it's like to live and study in Derby.

We don't currently have any planned visits to your country however you can contact Mikaela Green, our International Recruitment Officer for Europe on WhatsApp +44 (0)7717 808653 or email m.green@derby.ac.uk with any questions you have about what it's like to live and study in Derby.

Education Abroad Fair (Kalba)

Date: 2 and 3 October 2019

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Venue: DAIKTAMS.LT, UAB, Islandijos ave 217, Kaunas LT-49165 (2 October) and DAIKTAMS.LT, UAB, Savanoriu ave 180, Vilnius LT-03154 (3 October)

Representative: Amber Siddall, Evardas Valickas and Phil Harris

 

Please contact Mikaela Green, our International Recruitment Officer for Europe on WhatsApp +44 (0)7717 808653 or email m.green@derby.ac.uk

We don't currently have any planned visits to your country however you can contact Mikaela Green, our International Recruitment Officer for Europe on WhatsApp +44 (0)7717 808653 or email m.green@derby.ac.uk with any questions you have about what it's like to live and study in Derby.

Destination Britain - Across the Pond

Date: 8 November

Time: 16:00-20:00

Venue: Gamle Museet, Dronningens gate 4, 0152 Oslo

Representative: Mikaela Green

 

Date: 9 November

Time: 12:00-18:00

Venue: Gamle Museet, Dronningens gate 4, 0152 Oslo

Representative: Mikaela Green

 

Please contact Mikaela Green, our International Recruitment Officer for Europe on WhatsApp +44 (0)7717 808653 or email m.green@derby.ac.uk with any questions you have about what it's like to live and study in Derby.

Center Tour - OK Estudante

Date: 6 November 2019

Time: 09:30-17:00

Venue: Lispolis, Estrada do Paço do Lumiar 44, 1600-546 Lisbon

Representative: Chris Wyke

 

Date: 7 November 2019

Time: 09:00-16:30

Venue: Auditório da Senhora da Boa Nova, Rua Campo Santo, 441, 2765-307, Estoril

Representative: Chris Wyke

 

Date: 8 November 2019

Time: 09:30-17:00

Venue: Tecnopolo Madeira, Caminho da Penteada, Funchal

Representative: Chris Wyke

 

Contact details: call or WhatsApp on +44 (0)7789 396850 or email c.a.wyke@derby.ac.uk

 

South Tour - OK Estudante

Date: 27 November 2019

Time: 09:30-17:00

Venue: Évora Hotel, Avenida Túlio Espanca Apart.93, 7002-502

Representative: Mikaela Green

 

Date: 28 November 2019

Time: 09:30-17:00

Venue: Dom Pedro Vilamoura Hotel Resort & Golf, Rua do Oceano Atlântico, 8125-478 Quarteira, Vilamoura

Representative: Mikaela Green

 

Date: 29 November 2019

Time: 09:15-17:00

Venue: Novotel Setúbal (Rua Alexandre O´Neill s/n, 2910-509, Setúbal)

Representative: Mikaela Green

 

Contact details: call or WhatsApp on +44 (0)7717 808653 or email M.Green@derby.ac.uk

We don't currently have any planned visits to your country however you can contact Mikaela Green, our International Recruitment Officer for Europe on WhatsApp +44 (0)7717 808653 or email m.green@derby.ac.uk with any questions you have about what it's like to live and study in Derby.

We don't currently have any planned visits to your country however you can contact Mikaela Green, our International Recruitment Officer for Europe on WhatsApp +44 (0)7717 808653 or email m.green@derby.ac.uk with any questions you have about what it's like to live and study in Derby.

Contact our representative

Mikaela Green

Mikaela Green
International Recruitment Officer

Contact Mikaela if you want to know more about what it's like to live and study in Derby or have any questions about making an application.

Email
M.Green@derby.ac.uk

Phone
+44 (0)7717 808653
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Funding for EU Students

EU students starting university in the 2020/2021 academic year will have guaranteed home fee status and financial support for the duration of courses in England.

Find out more about EU fundingFind out more about EU funding

Tuition fees

Below is a summary of our annual tuition fees for 2019 shown in UK pounds and the rough equivalent in Euro – please be aware that exchange rates vary.

Course level£UKEuro
Foundation £9,250 €10,433
Undergraduate £9,250 €10,433
Postgraduate £690 - £825 per 20 credit module €778 - €930 per 20 credit module
MBA £15,000 €16,918
MBA Global Block £19,800 €22,099

If you are a student from Norway or another European Economic Area (EEA) country, you will pay international fees and may also be eligible for our scholarships for international students.

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Student cost of living in Derby

Derby is one of the most affordable cities in the UK, making it the perfect city for students to live and study.

Find out more about the cost of living in DerbyFind out more about the cost of living in Derby

General entry requirements

Undergraduate

64 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion with a grade of 15

72 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion with a grade of 15

80 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion with a grade of 16 (80%)

88 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion with a grade of 16 (80%)

96 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion with a grade of 16.5 (82%)

104 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion with a grade of 16.5 (82%)

112 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion with a grade of 17 (85%)

120 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion with a grade of 17.5 (87%)

128 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion with a grade of 18 (90%)

Other entry criteria - Subject specific requires score of 82%

Accepted English Language Alternatives - Students who graduate from the English medium schools will not be asked to provide IELTS.

Postgraduate

Ptychio degree from a Higher Education Insititution

Undergraduate

64 Tariff Point - Pass the Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with 7

72 Tariff Point - Pass the Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with 7

80 Tariff Point - Pass the Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with 7.5

88 Tariff Point - Pass the Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with 7.5

96 Tariff Point - Pass the Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with 8

104 Tariff Point - Pass the Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with 8

112 Tariff Point - Pass the Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with 8

120 Tariff Point - Pass the Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with 9

128 Tariff Point - Pass the Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with 9

Other entry criteria - Subject specific requires score of 8

Postgraduate

Bachelor degree from a Higher Education Insititution

Undergraduate

64 Tariff Point - Pass Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with average grade of 4

72 Tariff Point - Pass Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with average grade of 4

80 Tariff Point - Pass Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with average grade of 3.5

88 Tariff Point - Pass Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with average grade of 3.5

96 Tariff Point - Pass Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with average grade of 3

104 Tariff Point - Pass Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with average grade of 3

112 Tariff Point - Pass Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with average grade of 3

120 Tariff Point - Pass Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with average grade of 2

128 Tariff Point - Pass Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with average grade of 2

Other entry criteria - Matura results: Excellent - 1, Commendable - 2, Good - 3, Sufficient - 4

Accepted English Language Alternatives - Grade 2 at B2 Level in English in lieu of IELTS 6.0/6.5 from the Czech maturitni. We will accept the TESA from candidates applying through Study Abroad Advising Centre (Unilink) in lieu of IELTS; results will be provided in IELTS format.

Postgraduate

Bakalar degree (awarded from 2002) or Magistr (formerly Absolvent Vysoké Skoly) / Professional title (before 2002) - Pre 2002 grade 1 or Vyborny (Excellent) / Post 2004 grade A or 1 or Vyborny (Excellent) = 1st, Pre 2002 grade 2 or Velmi dobry (Very Good) / Post 2004 grade B or 1.5 or Velmi dobry (Very Good) = 2:1, Pre 2002 grade 3 or Dobry (Good) / Post 2004 grade C-D or 2 - 2.5 or Dobry (Good) = 2:2

Undergraduate

64 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion or Ptychio with an overall grade of  13.1 to 16

72 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion or Ptychio with an overall grade of  13.1 to 16

80 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion or Ptychio with an overall grade of  13.1 to 16

88 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion or Ptychio with an overall grade of  13.1 to 16

96 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion or Ptychio with an overall grade of  13.1 to 16

104 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion or Ptychio with an overall grade of  16.1 to 18

112 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion or Ptychio with an overall grade of  16.1 to 18

120 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion or Ptychio with an overall grade of  18.1 to 20

128 Tariff Point - Pass the Apolytirion or Ptychio with an overall grade of  18.1 to 20

Other entry criteria - 16.1 to 18 is required grade for any pre-requisite subjects. We are able to accept students onto first year of a degree with an overall grade of 50% on the Network Foundation from Greece (or 60% if they go onto a course with 120 UCAS points)

Accepted English Language Alternatives - ONLY for Network Foundation applicants: We accept 60% in English in lieu of IELTS or other SELT

Postgraduate

Ptychio (Bachelor) degree awarded by an AEI - Ἀριστα (Excellent) or 8.50-10.00 = 1st, Λίαν Καλώς (Very Good) or 6.50-8.49 = 2:1, Καλώς (Good) or 5.00-6.49 = 2.2

Undergraduate

64 Tariff Point - Pass the Diplom di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 60

72 Tariff Point - Pass the Diplom di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 60

80 Tariff Point - Pass the Diplom di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 65

88 Tariff Point - Pass the Diplom di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 65

96 Tariff Point - Pass the Diplom di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 70

104 Tariff Point - Pass the Diplom di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 70

112 Tariff Point - Pass the Diplom di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 70

120 Tariff Point - Pass the Diplom di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 75

128 Tariff Point - Pass the Diplom di Esame di Stato with an overall grade of 80

Other entry criteria - Subject specific requires grade 7

Postgraduate

Diploma accademico di primo livello - 110 con lode = 1st, 101 = 2:1, 91 = 2:2

Diploma di Laurea (2002-) - 110 con lode = 1st, 101 = 2:1, 91 = 2:2

Diploma di Mediatore Linguistico - 110 con lode = 1st, 101 = 2:1, 91 = 2:2

Licenza di Accademia di Belle Arti (to be assessed on a case-by-case basis)

Diploma di Laurea (Vecchio Ordinamento) - 110 con lode = 1st, 101 = 2:1, 91 = 2:2

 

Undergraduate

64 Tariff Point - Pass the Brandos Atestatas with a minimum overall average grade of 6 

72 Tariff Point - Pass the Brandos Atestatas with a minimum overall average grade of 6 

80 Tariff Point - Pass the Brandos Atestatas with a minimum overall average grade of 6.5

88 Tariff Point - Pass the Brandos Atestatas with a minimum overall average grade of 6.5

96 Tariff Point - Pass the Brandos Atestatas with a minimum overall average grade of 7

104 Tariff Point - Pass the Brandos Atestatas with a minimum overall average grade of 7 

112 Tariff Point - Pass the Brandos Atestatas with a minimum overall average grade of 7

120 Tariff Point - Pass the Brandos Atestatas with a minimum overall average grade of 8

128 Tariff Point - Pass the Brandos Atestatas with a minimum overall average grade of 9

Other entry criteria - Maths, Maths with Education, and Maths with Computing ask for Maths 8 at Advanced Level or over 50% in State Exam

Accepted English Language Alternatives - English Language at 8 or 9 at advanced level or over 50% or 60% at State Exam Level

Postgraduate

Bakalauras, Bachelor degree (awarded from 2001) - grade 5 (1-5 scale) or 10 (1-10 scale) = 1st, grade 4 (1-5 scale) or 9 (1-10 scale) = 2:1, grade 4 (1-5 scale) or 8 (1-10 scale) = 2:2

Profesinis Bakalauras, Professional Bachelor degree (awarded from 2001) - grade 5 (1-5 scale) or 10 (1-10 scale) = 1st, grade 4 (1-5 scale) or 9 (1-10 scale) = 2:1, grade 4 (1-5 scale) or 8 (1-10 scale) = 2:2

Magistras (pre 2001) - grade 4 (1-5 scale) or 8 (1-10 scale) = 2:2

Undergraduate

64 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School)

72 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School)

80 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School)

88 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School)

96 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School) with a minimum score of 4 or God Kompetanse

104 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School) with a minimum score of 4 or God Kompetanse

112 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School) with a minimum score of 4 or God Kompetanse

120 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School) with a minimum score of 4 or God Kompetanse

128 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School) with a minimum score of 4 or God Kompetanse

Other entry criteria - Subject specific requires a score of 4

Accepted English Language Alternatives - Minimum score of 4 in the Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School)

Postgraduate

Bachelorgrad (from 2003) - grade A = 1st, C+ = 2:1, E+ = 2:2

Candidatus Magisterii - grade 1.5-1.0 = 1st, 2.5-1.6 = 2:1, 3.2-2.6 = 2:2

Undergraduate

64 Tariff Point - Pass the Diploma de Ensino Secundario with minimum overall average of 12

72 Tariff Point - Pass the Diploma de Ensino Secundario with minimum overall average of 12

80 Tariff Point - Pass the Diploma de Ensino Secundario with minimum overall average of 12

88 Tariff Point - Pass the Diploma de Ensino Secundario with minimum overall average of 12

96 Tariff Point - Pass the Diploma de Ensino Secundario with minimum overall average of 13

104 Tariff Point - Pass the Diploma de Ensino Secundario with minimum overall average of 14

112 Tariff Point - Pass the Diploma de Ensino Secundario with minimum overall average of 14

120 Tariff Point - Pass the Diploma de Ensino Secundario with minimum overall average of 14

128 Tariff Point - Pass the Diploma de Ensino Secundario with minimum overall average of 15

Other entry criteria - If completed Professional Course of Tourism Technician from EPAD, can go into year 2 of Hosptitality Management BA or Tourism Manegement BA

Accepted English Language Alternatives - We accept Grade 16 or above in English in the Diploma de Ensino Secundario or pass the Derby English Language Test (DELT) in lieu of IELTS or other SELT

Postgraduate

Licenciado - grade 18 = 1st, 16 = 2:1, 14 = 2:2

Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados (DESE) - grade 18 = 1st, 16 = 2:1, 14 = 2:2

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