University Overview

Durham University International Study Centre: The International Study Centre at Durham University is based at Queen’s Campus in Stockton-on-Tees. The International Study Centre works directly with Durham University to provide international students with International Foundation Year and Pre-Masters study opportunities.

Our high-level of support helps you adjust to life in the UK, and our study programmes prepare you for the challenges of degree-level study. All our programmes are provided by Study Group – a global leader in providing tailored curriculums for international students.

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 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the QS World University Rankings:
- A world top 100 university – 74th in QS World University Rankings 2019
- Ranked 7th in the UK – The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
- Over 90% of subjects ranked in the UK top 10 – Complete University Guide 2019


International Students

You will start your journey at Queen's Campus in Stockton-on-Tees. As a student at the International Study Centre you will be part of an international community with access to modern facilities, sports centre, restaurant and plenty of social places. After successfully completing your pathway programme at the International Study Centre on Queen’s Campus, you will join the University’s collegiate system at Durham City.

Queen's Campus, Stockton-on-Tees: Modern, welcoming and very international, Queen’s Campus is the perfect introduction to Durham University. It is easy to find your way around on this small campus, and you’ll be fully supported by our on-site staff. Located in Stockton-on-Tees, you can relax by the riverside after class or walk into Stockton town for shops and restaurants.

The International Study Centre provides a complete support network on Queen’s Campus. This support is provided as soon as you enrol. Our specialist support staff are here to help you with everything from practical matters like visas to your safety and wellbeing.

Foundation Courses

Level Course
International Year One Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance
International Year One Humanities, Law and Social Science
International Year One Science and Engineering


Level Course
Pre-Master's Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance
Pre-Master's Science and Engineering

How to Apply?

Apply by either contacting us, or directly using the online application form. You can also use our Step by Step guide.
If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to let us know, we will guide you through the entire process

For more information:
Call:  +44(0)1273 72 55 77


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Partners & Accreditations

Study First Group Partner
UCAS Registered Centre
British Guardianship Partner
UK Study Partner
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