Pre-Master On Campus

Science and Engineering

Durham University

12 months
18025 GBP/year
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The Science and Engineering programme of Durham University prepares you for a choice of progression degrees. You will join the programme for two or three terms, depending on your academic qualifications and level of English language. You can choose from a range of postgraduate degrees to progress to when you complete this course.


Who is this programme for?

The Science and Engineering programme of Durham University is for international students looking to study a postgraduate science or postgraduate engineering degree at Durham University.

  • Choose from a range of degrees within the Department of Engineering, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Department of Psychology.
  • Develop your academic knowledge, English language level and study skills needed for progression to your chosen Masters degree.
  • Study core modules and designated modules related to your chosen specialism.
  • Adjust to the UK education system and explore concepts, terminology and advanced academic writing needed to succeed at postgraduate level.
  • Develop practical skills with research projects and laboratory experience. 

Course structure

You will study core modules, which cover general skills, and designated modules that relate to your progression degree. This means your Pre-Masters programme will be tailored to the specific needs of your chosen degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computational Maths
  • Quantitative Skills for Science
  • Advanced Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematical Analysis
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Research Methods in Psychology

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


You need a good first degree or diploma in a relevant subject. 

  • Science and Engineering: you need a relevant degree or diploma.
    English language requirements
  • Three terms - Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 (5.5 in all skills)
  • Two terms - Academic IELTS for UKVI 6.0 (5.5 in all skills)
      Age: 20+

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18025 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18025 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • 3 terms: 21,750 GBP per full programme

Living costs for Durham

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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