Durham University 

Foundation Year 

When you complete your course at the Durham 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. 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.  

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Entry Requirements


5.5 /none below 5.0

  • Speaking - 5.5
  • Listening - 5.5
  • Writing- 5.5


  • 5 GCSE passes or country equivalent


  • £16,905 - £23,000

Four Reasons to Choose Durham

Highly Ranked

Durham University is currently ranked 7th in the UK. (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)

Top 100

Durham University is currently ranked within the top 100 Universities world wide.

Academic Excellent

90% of courses taught at Durham are ranked within the Top 10 in the UK. (Complete University Guide 2020).

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).

Where is the campus located?

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.

How do I sign up?

Please click the button below to begin the process. Once you have done so, one of our education counsellors will be in contact via phone or email to answer any questions you may have!

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