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Durham University

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Study abroad at Durham University

Durham University is a world-renowned university in the city of Durham, UK. Their international study center is based at Queen’s Campus in nearby Stockton-on-Tees.

The center offers international year ones and pre-master’s pathway programs for international students. The programs are designed to ensure you have the required skills and support to succeed when you start your degree at Durham University. This is achieved by giving you the opportunity to improve your English language skills and learn more about the academic subjects relevant to your university degree.

Queen’s campus boasts excellent facilities, resources and student welfare so you can easily settle into UK life. The campus has a sports center on campus, and the waterfront setting also offers the perfect opportunity for you to try diving, kayaking, jet-skiing and rowing at the nearby watersports center.

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Why study at Durham University?

  • Ranking

    Durham University is ranked 7th in the UK according to the The Sunday Times Good University Guide

  • Research

    83% of university research is internationally excellent or world leading

Life as an international student

The Queen’s campus is a friendly and supportive environment for international students to adjust to life in a new country. Your accommodation in Endeavour Court is located on the campus, just ten minutes from your classes.

You will be supported throughout your studies at the international study center so that you can make the most of the learning and social opportunities. Class sizes are kept small at no more than 25 students per lesson; this enables your teachers to give personalized attention to you so all students can progress at the correct rate. You will also have personal support from an academic personal tutor who will track your progress and tailor your study plan to your needs.

Student life & facilities

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  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 180
  • Praying Rooms
    • Group Praying Rooms
    • Chaplaincy
    • Language Center
    • Workshops
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
  • Library
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
    • Computer labs
  • Fitness Centre
    • Fitness Classes
    • Personal Trainers
    • Free Weights
    • Machines
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
  • Transport
    • Campus parking
    • Bike Rental
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    • No. of volleyball courts
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 3
    • Cafe’s 4
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity

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Fees and funding

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Pathway programs

  • Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance (3 terms): £23,000 per program
  • Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance (2 terms): £18,500 per program
  • Science and Engineering (3 terms): £21,500 per program
  • Science and Engineering (2 terms): £17,500 per program


Durham University

Durham, United Kingdom

You will be living in the historic City of Durham. Here you will enjoy a fantastic student lifestyle, in beautiful surroundings and with an excellent choice of events and entertainment.

Visa requirements for Durham University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

UK student visa requirements