Durham University

Why choose Durham University?

Durham University

Connecting long traditions with forward-thinking values since 1832

Durham University is a world top 100 collegiate university with long traditions, forward-thinking values and a global reputation for teaching and research.

Students have access to research-led education delivered by world-leading experts in outstanding study facilities. This approach to education ensures that the courses are up-to-date with current developments.

The University is committed to helping students reach their career goals by offering opportunities to explore entrepreneurship, meet with employers and access work experience. The Durham Award recognises students’ employability skills and makes sure graduates are in demand and stand out from the crowd.

Free Preparation Course

Develop your academic knowledge, skills and language ability on our free and exclusive virtual preparation course, Prepare for Success. Benefit from 100 hours of study content to gain a competitive head start before beginning your pathway programme on campus.

International Study Centre programmes:

International Foundation Year

  • Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance
  • Science and Engineering
  • Humanities, Law and Social Science


  • Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance
  • Law and Social Science
  • Science and Engineering

“My advice to students thinking of coming to Durham is to work hard and be prepared to learn new things. It can be challenging, but if it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you. You must make the most of opportunities available and be proud of being a product of Durham University.”
Shiv from India, Business and Management


Location – Durham, United Kingdom

The Durham University International Study Centre is located at Durham University’s Queen’s Campus in Stockton-on-Tees. It is a modern purpose-built site, offering a wide range of facilities and study resources in a nurturing environment where international students can prepare for degree study at Durham City.



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