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Postgraduate

Why choose Durham University?

A world-class learning and student experience

Read for a degree at Durham University and you will have the opportunity to be amongst the best staff and students in your chosen subject.

The strength of our academic excellence is reflected in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) results, which is a national exercise to determine the quality of research in UK universities. REF 2014 identified world-leading research in every Durham University subject.

During your time at Durham, you will be taught by world-leading academics who are acknowledged as experts in their fields and who 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.

Durham University is a member of the Russell Group, an association of the 24 major research-intensive UK universities.

Research and excellence is at our core - 83% of Durham’s research was assessed as "internationally excellent quality" or "world-leading" - REF2014
Ranked In the world's top 100 universities - 2014 QS University League Rankings
Ranked in the top 25 globally for employer reputation - 2014 QS World University League Rankings

If you have any questions that have not been answered by our webpages then please contact our Postgraduate Admissions team via pg.admissions@durham.ac.uk

Postgraduate Prospectus 2016

Interested in postgraduate study? Click on the above image or download the PDF version, or you can listen to the Postgraduate Prospectus podcast.

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