All applications must be submitted online after NUS has received the formal nomination from Durham. The online application portal will be closed after the deadline. For more information, please visit the NUS website.
A list of all modules available for exchange students is available.
Students must have at least an average of a "B" grade in the declared major of studies at home university for better chances of securing modules amidst the competition. No grade below "C" in the major of studies.
Students are advised to be as flexible as possible with module requirements. There are no guarantees for modules as some are in very high demand and will be difficult to get onto.
Students should refer to the list of Module Restrictions before making any choices: NUS Registrar's Office (see 'Module related matters).
In particular, business modules in NUS are limited in supply. If offered a place, DUBS students may have to be flexible in terms of study plans / modules taken.
Classes in NUS are conducted in English except for foreign language classes. Nominated students from Durham for fee-waiver exchange at NUS are expected to be proficient in English in order to follow the classes. No English Language courses are available to exchange students who need to brush up on the English Language while on exchange.
NUS offers on-campus accommodation to exchange students but is it NOT guaranteed. Students must indicate on the initial application form if they require on-campus accommodation. More information about on-campus accommodation can be found in the application guide and in the Campus Housing Options guide.
Students who fail to secure on-campus accommodation should consider staying off campus, the NUS housing team can assist.
NUS offer a range of Student Services from academic support, hostel admissions, resources, disability support and more.
All international students must take up the compulsory NUS Health and Insurance Scheme (HINS) which is included in the Miscellaneous Student Fees (MSFs).
Information on insurance coverage
NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers the FASStrack Summer Programme.