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Durham University International Study Centre

Durham is one of the UK’s most historic universities, and its unique collegiate system creates a strong sense of belonging. The University provides outstanding opportunities that help to enrich student life and create some of the world’s most sought-after graduates.

Students at Durham have excellent graduate prospects. 88% of international graduates were in employment and/or further study 15 months after graduating in 2019 (Graduate Outcomes).

When you complete your course at the International Study Centre and progress to your degree, you will be studying at a world top 100 university with a global reputation for teaching and research. Lecturers are world-leaders in their fields and students benefit from cutting-edge facilities.

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Study Duration

3 terms (9 months)

Institution Type

Public

Study Pathway

Durham ISC programmes

Programmes Offered

International Foundation Year - Business Economics, Accounting and Finance

The International Foundation Year in Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance prepares you to study an undergraduate degree in the exciting setting of Durham city. This programme lasts for three terms.

This programme is for international students aiming to study an undergraduate degree in a business, economics, accounting or finance field at Durham University.

  • Develop the academic and English language skills you need to meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree.

  • Gain a grounding in study skills and terminology as well as practical experience with research methods and critical thinking.

  • Adjust to the UK education system and build a foundation in business concepts at a university level.

  • Build a foundation of economics or a foundation in accounting and finance subjects before starting your degree.

Upon successful completion of the programme you can choose from a range of related degrees at Durham University.

Intakes

​January, September & November 

 

 

Entry Requirements

  • Academic:  Good high school graduation grades or equivalent, with relevant subjects

  • English Proficiency: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 (5.5 in reading and writing, minimum of 5.0 in all other skills)*

  • Age: 17 years old and above

 

Progression Degrees

  • Accounting

  • Business

  • Economics

  • Marketing

  • Management

Tuition Fees

£24,000

International Foundation Year - Science and Engineering

This programme is for international students aiming to study an undergraduate degree in a science or engineering field at Durham University.

  • Improve your academic and English language skills needed for university.

  • Gain a foundation in science and engineering concepts to give you a head start on your degree.

  • Study core mathematics and chemistry modules to develop your confidence in theoretical and practical skills.

  • Adjust to the UK education system, from understanding academic terminology to learning how to conduct laboratory experiments and write reports. 

Upon successful completion of the programme you can choose from a range of related degrees at Durham University.

Intakes

​January, September & November 

 

Entry Requirements

  • Academic:  Good high school graduation grades or equivalent, with relevant subjects

  • English Proficiency: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 (5.5 in reading and writing, minimum of 5.0 in all other skills)*

  • Age: 17 years old and above

Progression Degrees

  • Biochemistry

  • Chemistry

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science

  • Engineering

    • Aeronautical​

    • Civil

    • Electrical

    • Electronic

  • Geology

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Natural Sciences

  • Physics

Tuition Fees

£23,000

International Foundation Year - Humanities, Law and Social Sciences

This humanities, law and social science foundation year is for international students looking to study a related degree at Durham University but need additional time to prepare.   

  • Improve your academic and English language skills needed for your chosen degree. 

  • Explore concepts, terminology and practical skills needed to succeed at a world-class university. 

  • Study core modules for humanities, social science and law with this foundation year, developing your critical skills and understanding of key themes and models. 

  • Take the time to adjust to the UK education system so you can be ready to start your degree with confidence. 

Upon successful completion of the programme you can choose from a range of related degrees at Durham University.

Intakes

​January, September & November 

 

Entry Requirements

  • Academic:  Good high school graduation grades or equivalent, with relevant subjects

  • English Proficiency: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 (5.5 in reading and writing, minimum of 5.0 in all other skills)*

  • Age: 17 years old and above

Progression Degrees

  • Ancient History & Archaelogy

  • Anthropology

  • Criminology

  • Education Studies

  • Geography

  • International Relations

  • Law

  • Liberal Arts

  • Philosophy

  • Sociology

  • Sports and Exercise Sciences

  • Visual Arts and Film

Tuition Fees

£22,000

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