Durham University is one of Britain's oldest universities, only Oxford and Cambridge were open in the country before it. The modern Durham University unites 16 colleges. Campuses of the university are located in Durham and Stockton.
Each college of the university is a separate structure with its own internal rules, traditions. Educational institutions accept 300 to 900 students each. Academic specialization of the university is concentrated in the field of sociological disciplines. Students are also given the opportunity to study basic sciences: theology, religion, archeology, technical disciplines.
Short information. A one-year preparatory course for applicants from all directions and specialties.
About the program. The integrated preparatory program includes language and academic blocks. It provides for the study of English for academic purposes, the improvement of knowledge in the subjects of the profile group.
Students age: 17+
Start dates: September, January
Requirements for admission : IELTS 5.0 and higher.
The result of the training: the development of teaching skills, the improvement of English, the guarantee of admission to the university with the successful completion of training on the program.
Cost: of 6000 pounds in the trimester.
Short information. Comprehensive program of training specialists in various fields of activity.
About the program. The undergraduate program includes theoretical and practical preparation of students for subsequent professional activities. At the first year students study mainly subjects of the general group. Specializations are given to the last year of training. He also provides intensive training (internship).
Undergraduate studies are open at every university college. Students are engaged in the departments of public health, social sciences; Humanities and art; Exact sciences.
Students age: 18+
Start dates: September
Requirements for admission: IELTS 6,5 (TOEFL from 92), certificate or certificate IB, A-level, GCSE-C, interview.
The result of training: obtaining a sought-after specialty, a diploma that is quoted in the world, career Prospects at the international level.
The cost: of 14,000 GBP.
Short information. Postgraduate education for those wishing to concentrate academic efforts in the development of science, research.
About the program. The master's degree is distinguished by practical orientation, narrow specialization. The course provides for the training of highly qualified specialists for various fields of science and research. The program includes theoretical, practical blocks. The latter is presented by internships and research work within the walls of the university.
Students age: 21+
Start dates: September
Admission requirements: IELTS 6.5 and above (or TOEFL appropriate level), bachelor's degree, academic / Professional recommendations (1-2 pieces), motivation letter, resume, interview.
The result of training: master's degree, experience of research and scientific activity, career prospects in Britain, any other English-speaking Country.
The cost: of 17,000 GBP.
First-year students at Durham University are accommodated in hostels on college campuses. They are offered 1-2-bed rooms with private facilities. In residences in general access are the kitchens, self-preparation, rest rooms, gyms.
Senior students can choose the accommodation option. They are offered rooms in apartments, private apartments. All residential buildings are equipped with wireless Internet access.
No food is provided at the university. For an additional fee, students can dine at cafeterias and canteens. For self-cooking, residences, apartments and apartments are equipped with everything necessary.
The extracurricular program is presented by sports, entertainment, cognitive activities. Attention students are offered shows, parties, discos, all kinds of competitions, competitions. Excursions programs are also available. Among the popular destinations are Durham, Oxford, Cambridge, London, Birmingham.
The schedule is determined by the type and specificity of the course (theoretical, with laboratory practice). The university adopted a five-day. The intensity of classes on Monday-Friday depends on the educational program.
The university's infrastructure is represented by academic buildings of colleges with classrooms, lecture halls, laboratories; Library; Developed computer network (in each building there is a specialized center); Sports facilities; Zones of rest. The main pride of the university is Durham Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and part of the university complex.
Training season: September - June.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|private school, boardinghouse|
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.