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Around 70 students from this country are currently studying at Durham University.
- Entry requirements
- English Language requirements
- Agents in your country
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Your contact in Durham
Phone: +44 (0)191 33 46324
For admission onto Durham University's International Foundation Year, students will require five high passes (at Grade B3 or above) in relevant subjects in SSCE (Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination)
Each programme has a minimum entry requirement, these vary depending on the programme and range between AAB and A*A*A at A Level.
We also accept equivalent grades in alternative qualifications including:
- IB diploma
- Advanced placement examinations
Or entry from:
- Durham University Foundation programme
- Other recognised UK Foundation programme
Please see the course information database for specific grade and subject requirements.
Applicants who hold a Bachelors Degree (minimum 2:1) from a recognised institution will be considered for admission to a Masters degree. Some exceptions can be made for students with relevant work experience or with high 2.2s (58%) or GPA 2.8 from prestigious Nigerian Universities.
Applicants who hold a Masters Degree will be considered for admission to PhD study.
English Language Requirements
The minimum entry levels for international students onto any programme of study except the Foundation Programme at Durham University are listed below. All qualifications must be taken within two years* of the start of the academic programme. Acceptable English Language examinations for entry to Durham University are:
- IELTS: 6.5 (no component under 6.0)
- Cambridge Proficiency (CPE): Grade C
- Cambridge Advanced (CAE): Grade A
- Language at Grade B or above
- GCSE English Language at grade C or above
- Pearson Test of English (overall score 62 (with no score less than 56 in each component)
Many departments/schools require different (higher) levels for entry onto particular programmes of study. Please check with the International Office or your Department for clarification of the English Language level required for entry to your chosen programme.
Agents in your country
Elephant Cement House
5th Floor Buffalo Plaza|
#2 Allen Avenue Ikeja
|Nubi Education Counselling||
300A Surulere Way|
|SI-UK Education Council||
2nd Floor, |
84 Opebi Road
|UKEAS Nigeria (Abuja Office)||
Suite 3, 2nd Floor|
Plot 1952 Sokode Crescent
Wuse Zone 5
|UKEAS Nigeria (Enugu Office)||
Suite B8, First Floor|
36 Garden Avenue
|UKEAS Nigeria (Ibadan Office)||
1st Floor , 1 Shell Close
|UKEAS Nigeria (Ikeja Office)||
76 Opebi Road
|UKEAS Nigeria (Port-Harcourt Office)||
No 11 Tom Inko-Tariah Street
|UKEAS Nigeria (Victoria Island)||
Adeola Odelu Street
There are around 210 alumni in this country.
Durham in your country
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