Department ranked 1st in the UK in 2018 Complete University Guide
(26 April 2017)
Moving up from 2nd place in 2017, the department came out top among the UK's 81 departments.
The Complete University Guide produces its rankings based on entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, and graduate prospects.
The guide notes that alongside some of the highest entry standards in the country, "the result for Research Quality is also remarkable, insinuating how good a choice Durham would be for budding musicians."
It also highlights an outstanding employability score for Durham Music graduates, calling it "another indicator as to why Durham would be an excellent choice."
View the full 2018 Complete University Guide ranking here.