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Postgraduate Study at Durham University - Beat the Drum

Postgraduate Study at Durham University - Beat the Drum

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The meaning behind “beat the drum” is to praise, promote and publicise. This term transfers to the literal striking of a drum for ceremonial or other purposes to tout the virtues of a person, group, or institution. We want to challenge you, bring out the best in you and inspire you. We want you to beat the drum at Durham. Learn more at

Virtual Postgraduate Open Days

Our next Postgraduate Open Day open days will be taking place in November 2021 and Febraury 2022. We will also be hosting something later this year for anyone who has received an offer from us.

To register your interest in forthcoming events for postgraduate students please complete our form below.

Independent Visits:

Our campus is currently closed due to Covid-19. We look forward to welcoming visitors back as soon as it is safe to do so. If you are wishing to make an independent visit please complete our 'Ask Us' form. Select 'Events and Visiting Durham' in the box asking what your enquiry is about. Please provide some information on when you would like to visit and what you would like to see. We will do our best to accommodate your request.