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Durham University

Durham, United Kingdom
  • Ranked 83 THE World University Rankings 2014-2015
  • Ranked 92 QS World University Rankings 2014
  • Ranked 80 THE World University Rankings 2013-2014
  • Ranked 90 QS World University Rankings 2013
  • Ranked 61 QS World University Rankings 2015
  • Ranked 70 THE World University Rankings 2015-2016
  • Ranked 78 QS World University Rankings 2018
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Student population Large
International students 15%
Institution type Private

About Durham University

As the third oldest university in England, Durham University is now one of the world's leading centres of scholarship and learning. With ancient traditions and modern values, Durham University is aimed at making a real difference to societies world-wide.

Durham University is the only university in the UK whose community owns, lives and works in a World Heritage Site. With an international reputation for excellence in both teaching and research, this university enables student access to teaching by world experts, in award-winning study facilities with extensive collections of books and learning resources.

In Durham University, various study options are available including part-time study and information specially designed for mature students.

Campus information

Durham University is ranked as one of the top five universities in UK. It has been ranked as 4th in The Sunday Times University Guide 2013 and 5th in The Complete University Guide 2013. Durham University is unique as it has some of the world’s finest architecture, an international reputation for excellence and unique collegiate system.

There are over 200 undergraduate degree programmes offered in Durham University and there are 3 faculties which are arts and humanities, science, and social science and health. With a vibrant riverside, this university provides a beautiful studying environment. Studying in its campus, one can fully make use of its award-winning facilities.

Student can enjoy a fantastic lifestyle and academic success is only half the story in Durham University. Durham University has developed a broad range of skills to equip students for their future career and life. Durham Students’ Union supports over 150 different societies and clubs, including Chocolate Society, the Freefall Society and the Eurovision Society, sports, music, theatre, outreach and so on.

The campuses of Durham University are located in Durham City and Queen's Campus with lively surroundings and a superb choice of events and entertainment.

The University has been named the third safest university in England and Wales by The Complete University Guide 2013, as it has the third lowest incidence of student-relevant crime within three miles of its campus, making the University a safe place for its students to live, work and study.


The expectation is that all first year students normally live in college accommodation, and your college will be the place where you socialise and meet students and staff from all levels, disciplines and nationalities. Colleges offer a high level of personal support, a range of excellent on-site facilities, and a full programme of student-led events and extra-curricular activities throughout the term. 


Courses available 10

Accounting and Finance 1 Business and Management 3 English Language 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 2 Law 3 MBA 1


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