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Erasmus, Exchange & Study Abroad

ECTS Guide for Incoming Students

*Whilst we do not forsee any major changes to the information provided below, please be aware that some information may be subject to changes*

Please read both parts of the ECTS Guide for incoming students:

Part 1 – General Information

Contains information on application, accommodation, fees and finance, travel, pre-departure information and induction/orientation.

ECTS Handbook Part 1

Part 2 – Study Information

Contains information on departments, modules and credits and specific study information. Please note that some ECTS handbooks are awaiting update. If this is the case for your subject area, the 2014/2015 handbook will still be sufficient.

Though Durham University has not officially adopted ECTS as credit accumulation system, information on ECTS is provided to facilitate credit transfer for ERASMUS students (these should be used as a guideline only).

The English Language Centre offers a module English in its Social Context (LANG2161):

Advanced language and contextual-based course that will help students achieve proficiency in English while obtaining a greater understanding of how the language is used internationally by the media to express issues of current concern. 

For full module information click here.

Students will register for this module on arrival in Durham.