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Durham University

We provide an education that challenges boundaries, is research-led and transformative and takes advantage of the latest digital technologies.

We welcome talented students from all backgrounds and when you join Durham you become part a community of over 18,000 students from over 125 different countries. We offer one of the broadest ranges of courses in the UK covering the Arts & Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences with over 200 undergraduate and 100 taught postgraduate courses, and many research programmes.

Undergraduate Study

Our research-led education ensures our broad range of courses will challenge and inspire you.

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Postgraduate Study

Our taught Masters and research programmes will enable you to push the boundaries of current thinking and research.

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Wider Student Experience

We offer a rich extra-curricular culture of music, drama, sports and volunteering, which together with our College structure, will enable you to grow and develop as a person. 

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Questions about applying?

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Postgraduate applicant portal

Apply for postgraduate study and check the status of your application.

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Colleges and accommodation

Our Colleges are more than a place to live. All students are members of one of our 16 colleges during their time at Durham - and beyond. 

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