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Graduate School

Accepting your offer at Durham University

Congratulations on your offer! Once you have received your offer, however, there are two important steps you need to take:

For Students with Conditional or Unconditional Offers:

  • You must inform us of your decision concerning your offer as soon as possible by emailing and by quoting the reference number on your offer letter (you’ll find this just below your address) and your name in the subject line of your email, e.g "ST/000548572 Sam Blair". In addition, please note that whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer you must reply to state either that you wish to accept the offer or that you wish to decline.

For Students with Conditional Offers:

  • If you have received a conditional offer, you must also provide your department with evidence that you have met the terms of your offer before being permitted to register at the University.  This evidence, e.g transcript, degree certificate, English language certificate, etc., can be submitted via the summary page of your online application form.  You should let your department know if you have achieved the terms of your offer, as soon as possible.  Please remember it is your responsibility to inform the department and failure to do so may mean you lose the offer of your place.

If you have any other queries about: your offer, please do not hesitate to contact the Student Recruitment and Admissions Office.