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About this pathwayThe International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering prepares you for an undergraduate degree at Durham City. This programme lasts for three terms.Upon successful completion of the programme you can choose from a range of related degrees at Durham University.Who is this programme for?This programme is for international students aiming to study an undergraduate degree in a science or engineering field at Durham University.Improve your academic and English language
About this pathway
The International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering prepares you for an undergraduate degree at Durham City. This programme lasts for three terms.
Upon successful completion of the programme you can choose from a range of related degrees at Durham University.
Who is this programme for?
This programme is for international students aiming to study an undergraduate degree in a science or engineering field at Durham University.
Improve your academic and English language skills needed for university.
Gain a foundation in science and engineering concepts to give you a head start on your degree.
Study core mathematics and chemistry modules to develop your confidence in theoretical and practical skills.
Adjust to the UK education system, from understanding academic terminology to learning how to conduct laboratory experiments and write reports.
What will you study?
Academic English Skills
Why study this programme?
This programme leads to a wide range of highly-ranked undergraduate degrees at Durham University. The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 rankings include:
2nd in the UK for Geography and Environmental Sciences
4th in the UK for Physics and Astronomy
4th in the UK for Chemistry
6th in the UK for General Engineering
8th in the UK for Biological Sciences
9th in the UK for Computer Science
Find out more about these degree subjects, and more, on our subject pages.