Your pathway to a world top 100 university

We'll get you to where you want to be

Durham University International Study Centre is your first step to gaining a degree from a world-leading university, one of the oldest in the UK. When you start one of our specialist programmes online, you will develop the academic and English language skills you need for a degree at Durham University.

We'll get you to where you want to be – studying your chosen degree, on the way to your future career, and studying on campus as soon as possible. If you are unable to start your programme on campus, you will be able to start online with the same level of high-quality teaching you would expect from an Office for Students registered provider.

Why Durham University?

Top UK university

for graduate employment and further study

Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016/17

Ranked 7th in the UK

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020

A world top 100 university

QS World University Rankings 2020


Mustafa: "We are receiving wonderful, strategic support"

Mustafa is a current International Study Centre student and shares his experience of studying his programme online with us.

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