WELCOME TO STUDENTS FROM EUROPE

Welcome to the University of Derby, an ambitious, modern university 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, with award-winning support services. Find out more about funding for EU students, our courses and how to apply to study with us.

Seize the opportunity to start your studies this September

This is the last chance for EU students to qualify for home fee status. Starting in September means you will pay the same as UK students for your course, and be eligible for UK tuition fee loans. With higher tuition fees and more visa restrictions due to come into place next year, starting your studies with us this autumn will guarantee you quality education in the UK at lower cost.

Why choose Derby?

Make Derby your choice this September and you will study at a UK university that:

Goldrated in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
Top10in the world for international student learning experience**Global ISB Benchmark Group 2018
No 1UK Modern University for formally welcoming international students**UK ISB Benchmark Group 2018

A warm welcome

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 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.

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.

No 1UK Modern University for multi-cultural learning**UK Modern ISB Benchmark Group 2018
Top 10Postgraduate Student Experience**Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2020
No 1UK Modern University for faith provision**UK ISB Benchmark Group 2018

Welcome to our safe learning environment

MBA student Clarence Clark takes you on a tour of our Kedleston Road buildings.

A tour of our campus to show the safe learning environment

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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

Tuition fees

Below is a summary of our annual tuition fees for EU students starting courses in 2020/21 academic year, 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 planning to join us from September 2021, you will be part of our international student community. You can find out more information about post-Brexit guidance for EU students here. Our international fees for courses starting in September 2021 will be published in the coming months. 

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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General entry requirements

Greek Cypriots

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 Institution

 

Turkish Cypriots

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 Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen with 3

72 Tariff Point - Pass the Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen with 3

80 Tariff Point -  Pass the Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen with 4

88 Tariff Point - Pass the Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen with 4

96 Tariff Point - Pass the Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen with 4

104 Tariff Point - Pass the Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen with 4

112 Tariff Point - Pass the Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen with 4

120 Tariff Point - Pass the Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen with 5

128 Tariff Point - Pass the Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen with 5

Other entry criteria - Subject specific requires 4

Accepted English Language Alternatives - We will accept a grade 4 in English as an alternative to IELTS 6.0

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 Latvian Atestats with an overall average grade of 6

72 Tariff Point - Pass the Latvian Atestats with an overall average grade of 6

80 Tariff Point - Pass the Latvian Atestats with an overall average grade of 6.5

88 Tariff Point - Pass the Latvian Atestats with an overall average grade of 6.5

96 Tariff Point - Pass the Latvian Atestats with an overall average grade of 7

104 Tariff Point - Pass the Latvian Atestats with an overall average grade of 7

112 Tariff Point - Pass the Latvian Atestats with an overall average grade of 7

120 Tariff Point - Pass the Latvian Atestats with an overall average grade of 8

128 Tariff Point - Pass the Latvian Atestats with an overall average grade of 8

Other entry criteria - Subject specific requires grade 7 at advanced level

Accepted English Language Alternatives - Atestats grade 8 or above or 70-94% in English Language in lieu of IELTS 6.0

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 3.5 or God Kompetanse

104 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School) with a minimum score of 3.5 or God Kompetanse

112 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School) with a minimum score of 3.5 or God Kompetanse

120 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School) with a minimum score of 3.5 or God Kompetanse

128 Tariff Point - Successfully pass Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Leaving Certificate from Upper Secondary School) with a minimum score of 3.5 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 Matura- Students need 3 subjects+1 other and need Polish, a foreign language and Maths only at basic level.  Anyone doing extended level is doing extra and needs 30%. Students can do additional subjects which may be relevant to degree.

72 Tariff Point - Pass the Matura with average grade of 40%

80 Tariff Point -  Pass the Matura with average grade of 40%

88 Tariff Point - Pass the Matura with average grade of 50%

96 Tariff Point - Pass the Matura with average grade of 50%

104 Tariff Point - Pass the Matura with average grade of 50%

112 Tariff Point - Pass the Matura with average grade of 55%

120 Tariff Point - Pass the Matura with average grade of 60%

128 Tariff Point - Pass the Matura with average grade of 60%

Other entry criteria - Subject specific requires 50%

Accepted English Language Alternatives - 60% in oral English with 85% written English basic level or 60% in oral English with 60% in written English at extended level

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 Hospitality Management BA or Tourism Management 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

Undergraduate

64 Tariff Point - Pass the Slovakia Maturitna Skuske/Maturita with 4

72 Tariff Point - Pass the Slovakia Maturitna Skuske/Maturita with 3.5

80 Tariff Point -  Pass the Slovakia Maturitna Skuske/Maturita with 3.5

88 Tariff Point - Pass the Slovakia Maturitna Skuske/Maturita with 3.5

96 Tariff Point - Pass the Slovakia Maturitna Skuske/Maturita with 3

104 Tariff Point - Pass the Slovakia Maturitna Skuske/Maturita with 3

112 Tariff Point - Pass the Slovakia Maturitna Skuske/Maturita with 3

120 Tariff Point - Pass the Slovakia Maturitna Skuske/Maturita with 2

128 Tariff Point - Pass the Slovakia Maturitna Skuske/Maturita with 2

Other entry criteria - Please note that this qual is graded 5-1 with 1 being the highest score.  Anything scored at 3/2 or less is acceptable.Matura results: 1 – Excellent, 2 – Commendable, 3 – Good, 4 – Sufficient

Accepted English Language Alternatives - Including English Language at B2 Level - Grade 2. 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.

Undergraduate

64 Tariff Point - Pass the Titulo de Bachillerato with a minimum overall average grade of 5

72 Tariff Point - Pass the Titulo de Bachillerato with a minimum overall average grade of 5

80 Tariff Point - Pass the Titulo de Bachillerato with a minimum overall average grade of 5 to 5.49

88 Tariff Point - Pass the Titulo de Bachillerato with a minimum overall average grade of 5 to 5.49

96 Tariff Point - Pass the Titulo de Bachillerato with a minimum overall average grade of 5.5 to 6

104 Tariff Point - Pass the Titulo de Bachillerato with a minimum overall average grade of 5.5 to 6

112 Tariff Point - Pass the Titulo de Bachillerato with a minimum overall average grade of 6 to 6.9

120 Tariff Point - Pass the Titulo de Bachillerato with a minimum overall average grade of 6 to 6.9

128 Tariff Point - Pass the Titulo de Bachillerato with a minimum overall average grade of 6.9+

Other entry criteria - Subject specific requires 5.5

Undergraduate

64 Tariff Point - Pass the Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola (Upper secondary school leaving certificate) with an average grade of D (12-13.5 points)

72 Tariff Point - Pass the Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola (Upper secondary school leaving certificate) with an average grade of D (12-13.5 points)

80 Tariff Point - Pass the Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola (Upper secondary school leaving certificate) with an average grade of D (12-13.5 points)

88 Tariff Point - Pass the Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola (Upper secondary school leaving certificate) with an average grade of D (12-13.5 points)

96 Tariff Point - Pass the Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola (Upper secondary school leaving certificate) with an average grade of C (14.5-15.5 points)

104 Tariff Point - Pass the Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola (Upper secondary school leaving certificate) with an average grade of C (14.5-15.5 points)

112 Tariff Point - Pass the Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola (Upper secondary school leaving certificate) with an average grade of C (15.5-16.5 points)

120 Tariff Point - Pass the Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola (Upper secondary school leaving certificate) with an average grade of B (16.5-17.5 points)

128 Tariff Point - Pass the Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola (Upper secondary school leaving certificate) with an average grade of B (17.5-18.5 points)

Other entry criteria - Subject specific requires grade C

Accepted English Language Alternatives – We will accept a grade C in English as an alternative to IELTS 6.0/6.5

Czech Republic undergraduate student Tereza Rydlova in Derby City

My international journey – Czech Republic to UK

Tereza came to Derby from Prague. She explains how she made her choice to apply, and how she adapted to starting over in a totally different city.

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English language testing for September 2020

In response to the current global pandemic, we will temporarily accept some alternatives to the standard IELTS test for most courses whilst the situation continues.

Find out more about English language testing for September 2020 entry

Students at an Open Day

Chat to our students

Want to know more about what it's like to be an international student at the University of Derby? Chat to one of our online ambassadors to find out more about life at Derby.

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Where is Derby?

An animated video about where the University of Derby is located in the heart of England.

View Where is Derby? video transcript

Female student with graduation cap

From Norway to Derby: "The England you see in the movies"

BA (Hons) Illustration graduate Marie Blomqvist discusses discovering Derbyshire and settling in to life as an international student at Derby.

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Greek student Ioannis

Why join a society? My story as an international student

No matter how far away you're coming from, joining a society can help you to meet people who share the same hobbies or interests as you. Ioannis from Greece, tells us about his experience.

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Barbora Horackova taking part in a video shoot

Marketing student Barbora excels during placement year

Digital Marketing student Barbora Horackova’s creative passion is steering her towards a career in social media marketing

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Our partners in Europe

EU students in the UK - How does Brexit affect you?

How does Brexit affect EU students in the UK - those already here, those who come this autumn and those who want to come in the future?

Join the webinar on 25 September 2020 at 17:00-18:00 to answer your questions. It is organised by the3million's Young Europeans Network, a grassroots network of young Europeans.

This webinar has two aims: to inform EU students about their rights and to unite the migration & youth NGO sector in campaigning for students' rights.

Register for the webinar