Welcome
students
from
Norway

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 our scholarships offer, our courses and how to apply to study with us.

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Top 10Postgraduate Student Experience**Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2020
No 1UK Modern University for multi-cultural learning**UK Modern ISB Benchmark Group 2018
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£2,000 scholarship for January start courses

Receive a £2,000 scholarship when you join us as an international student in January 2021 on an undergraduate or postgraduate taught course. Terms and conditions apply.

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Scholarships for students from Norway

As a student from Norway, you could be eligible for one of our scholarships and discounts, offering a reduction in fees during your first year of study. We award scholarships based on your application to study; there is no separate form to complete. All applications from eligible students will be considered for a scholarship by our international admissions team. We will notify you of your scholarship when we make you an offer, and apply your discount to your remaining fees.

You must be applying for a full-time degree. Applications for postgraduate research, online studies, foundation and pre-sessional language programmes are not eligible for a discount or scholarship. 

£2,000 scholarship for all eligible international students starting a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught course in January 2021. This offer will be awarded automatically upon enrolment.

Find your course

We pay one full year’s tuition fees to a limited number of exceptional undergraduate and postgraduate international students.

You will need to achieve high academic results exceeding the entry criteria for the course and demonstrate exceptional achievements in extracurricular activity, either in your own time or through your employment in the last two years in your personal statement.

£5,000 scholarship to a limited number of eligible undergraduate and postgraduate international students who can demonstrate excellence in their application.

You will need to achieve high academic results exceeding the entry criteria for the course and demonstrate excellence in extracurricular activity, either in your own time or through your employment in the last two years in your personal statement.

£2,000 scholarship for all eligible international students studying a postgraduate taught programme (PGT).

We offer a number of sports scholarships that are also available to international and EU students.

Find out more about our sports scholarships

General entry requirements

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)

Successfully pass the Bachelorgrad with an overall grade of C / Good (equivalent to a 2:1).


No English language exam required if obtained at least 4 in English in the Vitnemål (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) or studied a Bachelor which was taught in English.

Norwegian student Emma Hatlen

Studentmiljøet er veldig sammensveiset og innbydende, og man kan enkelt finne noen man har noe til felles med. (The student community is very close-knit and welcoming, and you can easily find someone that you share a common interest with.)

Emma Hatlen
BA (Honours) Writing and Publishing student from Norway

Tuition fees

Below is a summary of our annual tuition fees for students from Norway starting courses in 2020/21 academic year, shown in UK pounds and the rough equivalent in Norwegian Krone – please be aware that exchange rates vary.

Course levelInternational feeNorwegian Krone
Foundation £14,045 169,907.05 NOK
Undergraduate £14,045 169,907.05 NOK
Postgraduate £14,700 177,849.82 NOK
MBA £15,450 187,042.26 NOK
MBA Global Block £19,800 239,704.65 NOK
DBA £27,000 333,528.03 NOK
Mikaela Green

Mikaela Green
International 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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Study Across the Pond
Our overseas recruitment agent

You can apply to study with us through Study Across the Pond. Some agents may charge for provision of services so please check this directly with the agent.

Email
info@studyacrossthepond.com

Web:
www.studyacrossthepond.com

Facebook:
@AcrossthePondNorway

Instagram:
@studyacrossthepondnorway

Twitter:
@AcrossthePondUK

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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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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.

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