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Durham University International Study Centre - Study Group

Durham University International Study Centre is the first step to gaining a degree from a world-leading university that is one of the oldest in the UK.

Your journey begins at Queen’s Campus in Stockton-on-Tees, where you will receive a high level of support and will find it easier to settle in to UK life. We will help you all throughout the admissions process by providing expert guidance and support. After completing your studies here, you will have the confidence, skills and academic knowledge to study a degree at Durham University. 

Queen's Campus in Stockton
Durham University International Study Centre is a dedicated centre for international students located on Queen's Campus in Stockton. The campus is small and welcoming with everything you need close by. 

Two location journey 
Extremely supportive and very international, Queen's Campus means you will find it easy to make friends, focus on your studies and get used to your new surroundings.

When you successfully complete your pathway programme and achieve the required grades, you will be able to progress to your chosen degree subject at Durham City. This two location journey gives you a supportive start and a broader experience.

Degree preparation
At the International Study Centre we help you to develop the skills you need for your chosen degree at Durham University. Our programmes prepare you for undergraduate or postgraduate study and lead to more than 40 different degrees at the University.

Undergraduate-level

  • International Foundation Year – Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance
  • International Foundation Year – Humanities, Law and Social Science 
  • International Foundation Year – Science and Engineering

Postgraduate-level

  • Pre-Masters – Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance
  • Pre-Masters – Science and Engineering

Your programme prepares you for your chosen degree with subject-specific academic modules. You will also improve your English language skills and we will introduce you to Durham University’s teaching style.

If your English skills don’t meet the entry requirements for your pathway programme, you can enrol on an English Language course first.

Student support
Our staff are experts in supporting international students. We will help you adapt to UK life and will introduce you to the full range of opportunities at Durham University. We are based at Queen’s Campus, so you will always know where to find us.

Academic support
We know that studying for a degree can be challenging, particularly at one of the highest ranked universities in the UK. As courses are competitive and entry requirements are high, the University will expect its students to focus on achieving their best. Our teachers are here to make sure you have the skills you need to succeed, both during your time at the International Study Centre and at the University.

Important Facts

Durham University is one of the traditional collegiate universities in the UK.

Colleges are a place to live, to socialise and to study. When you progress to your degree at the University, you will join one of Durham’s 17 colleges. Being part of this historic collegiate system creates a strong sense of belonging and is one of the best aspects of student life. 

What is a university college?
University colleges offer comfortable accommodation and a range of on-site facilities. They also have their own sports teams, student-led activities and traditions.

Most students live in college accommodation during the first year of their undergraduate degree. There is a supportive, family-style atmosphere at every college that will make you feel at home.

Postgraduate students often choose to live outside of their college. If you choose to arrange your own private accommodation, you will still have access to all social activities and facilities at your college. 

Resources and facilities
Each college has a distinct character, but the facilities and societies are similar. You will find a range of facilities for studying, relaxing, socialising, sports, music and events. Facilities may include:

  • Study areas
  • Games room – pool tables and dart boards
  • Library
  • Gym
  • Coffee shop or bar
  • Barbecue areas and gardens
  • Laundry
  • Furnished accommodation
  • Catered dining hall. 

Personal development and support
Getting involved in university life outside your studies helps you develop new skills useful for your future career. To improve your leadership and negotiating skills, you could join the college executive committee to represent student views and plan college events.

You will have access to a mentoring system in you college to support your personal development and wellbeing. Members of staff and the local community are available to offer advice and support outside your studies.

Durham college allocation
There are 17 colleges for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, with one dedicated postgraduate college, Ustinov College.

  • You will apply to your preferred college while you are at the International Study Centre (in January and February). Please note that this is a preference, and is not a guarantee.
  • The University allocates colleges by the end of April for undergraduate students and end of June for postgraduate students.

Upon successful progression, new students are formally welcomed to Durham University and their college with a ceremony held at Durham Cathedral. This event is known as matriculation.

Ranking / Awards

Global rankings
Durham University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities. It consistently ranks as one of the top 100 universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings:

  • A world top 100 university – 86th in QS World University Rankings 2021
  • Ranked 6th in the UK – The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
  • 90% of subjects ranked in the UK top 10, with Music ranking 1st in the UK – Complete University Guide 2021
  • 17 subjects ranked in the world top 100 and 9 subjects ranked in the world top 50 - QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020
  • 20 subjects ranked in the top ten, with 12 in the top five, including Music ranked first in the UK for the second year in a row - The Guardian University Guide 2021

Top for employability
Students at Durham have excellent graduate prospects. The University has the highest graduate employment rate of any UK university, with 97.9 per cent of its graduates in work or further study three and a half years after graduation (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016/17).

Career support starts at the International Study Centre with CareerAhead, and continues throughout your degree at the University.

Features

  • Ranking: 6
  • Ranking: 86
  • Type of Accommodation: On Campus,Off Campus

Financials

Annual Cost of living 9207 GBP /year
Average Annual UG Fee 21630 GBP
Average Annual PG Fee 23690 GBP
Application Fee N/A

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Contact Information

  • Wolfson Building Queen’s Campus University Boulevard Stockton-on-Tees TS17 6BH
  • 9898989898

Programs Offered

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BUSINESS, ECONOMICS, ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PRE-MASTERS

  • Length 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee 23690 GBP
  • Application Fee 235 GBP
  • Average processing time 20 days
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INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION YEAR IN BUSINESS, ECONOMICS, ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

  • Length 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee 21630 GBP
  • Application Fee 235 GBP
  • Average processing time 20 days
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INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION YEAR IN HUMANITIES, LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • Length 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee 19950 GBP
  • Application Fee 235 GBP
  • Average processing time 20 days
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INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION YEAR IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

  • Length 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee 21250 GBP
  • Application Fee 235 GBP
  • Average processing time 20 days
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LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCE PRE-MASTERS

  • Length 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee 21000 GBP
  • Application Fee 235 GBP
  • Average processing time 20 days
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SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING PRE-MASTERS

  • Length 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee 21750 GBP
  • Application Fee 235 GBP
  • Average processing time 20 days
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