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Durham University:

Durham University is the third oldest university in England and is a place of international reputation. The strength of our academic excellence is reflected in the recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) where many of our departments were ranked among the best in the UK. In 2008, 90% of Durham’s research was of international quality.

“Durham University’s high quality teaching, rated excellent in 24 subjects, is underpinned by world-class research. A place at Durham is one of the most sought-after in Britain.” – Sunday Times University Guide 2008

At Durham students are taught by academic staff who are acknowledged as experts in their fields and are at the forefront of developments in their subject area. This is demonstrated not only through the research and teaching that they undertake, but also by the worldwide demand for their expertise.

Location; The university is located in Durham- a truly beautiful city located on the River Wear in the North East of England.

Ranking;

  • 74th in the world by The QS World University Ranking, 2019
  • 94th in the world by The Time Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking, 2018
  • 5th in the UK by The Guardian University Guide, 2019
  • 6th in the UK by The Complete University Guide, 2019
  • 5th in the UK by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2018
  • 29th in the world in Arts and Humanities by The Time Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking, 2018
  • Teaching Excellence
    • Top 50 in 9 subjects in the world by The QS World University Ranking, 2018
    • Top 100 in 16 subjects in the world by The QS World University Ranking, 2018
    • Gold in Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 

Academic Departments

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Biosciences
  • Business School
  • Chemistry
  • Classics and Ancient History
  • Combined Honours in Social Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Sciences
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language Centre
  • English Studies
  • Foundation Centre
  • Geography
  • Government & International Affairs
  • History
  • Law School
  • Liberal Arts
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Medicine, Pharmacy and Health, School of
  • Modern Languages & Cultures, School of
  • Music
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • Theology & Religion

If you are interested in studying at Durham University, please fill in the enquiry form above or contact us here.

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