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DEGREE SUBJECTS

Choosing your degree

There are so many factors to consider when deciding the subject you want to study at university. You may have a particular career in mind – such as law or medicine – which will guide your choice. If not, it can be helpful to think about subjects you enjoy, what you are good at and the different careers you are interested in. 

To help you narrow down your choice, read our guides for selected university degree subjects to find out more about each one, including key skills, specialisms and typical career paths.

Study at a world-class university 

Durham University International Study Centre offers access to more than 30 different degree subjects at Durham, with preparation programmes that lead to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. These are just some of the subjects available to study following successful completion of your programme. 

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INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION YEAR

Develop your English language and academic subject skills with our three-term programme and progress to your chosen undergraduate degree at the top-ranking Durham University.

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PRE-MASTERS

Build upon the skills of your existing undergraduate degree in order to study a postgraduate degree in the UK. Our programme helps you bridge the gap between your studies.

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ENGLISH PREPARATION

Our English Language Preparation course develops your English skills in order for you to succeed on both your chosen pathway programme and your university degree.