A globally outstanding
centre of teaching and
a collegiate community of
a unique and historic setting
– a university like no other.
UK Top 10 University
ranked fifth in The Guardian University Guide 2020 and sixth in The Complete University Guide 2020.
World Top 40
for employer reputation in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020
World Top 100
university, ranked 78th in the QS World University Rankings 2020.
Matriculation in the Cathedral marks the start of your academic journey at Durham. Once successful, you return here to graduate from Durham University.
A place for you
At Durham, you can expect the warmest of welcomes into the rich extra-curricular culture of our collegiate family. There can be so much more to student life than studying – and nowhere more so than at Durham - where you'll find an unrivalled experience outside of your studies. And all this within the evocative and historic surroundings of the city, county and community that is Durham.
World-class teaching and research
Whether you’re looking to connect with international industry and business through your work, or the global academic research community, as a postgraduate at Durham you can expect the freedom and facilities to explore what’s important to you. With a mutually supportive and diverse group of exceptional peers and supervisors, you’ll be both a challenger and challenged, pushing the boundaries of current thinking and research.
State of the art Facilities
When you join Durham University, you will find excellent facilities to complement, enhance and support your studies.
We provide an environment where you can be truly inspired.