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Durham University

Department of Theology and Religion


Theology and Religion at Durham ranked 3rd in the world

(24 April 2017)

Theology and Religion at Durham University has been ranked 3rd in the world by the 2017 QS World University Subject Rankings which are based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact. It is the first year that QS has included rankings in this subject area.

Archaeology at Durham has also increased its global ranking to 4th in the world, up one place on the previous year. Geography keeps its top 10 ranking, placed 7th in the world this year. Anthropology, English, History, Law and Earth Sciences are all placed in the top 50 whilst a further six subjects are ranked in the top 100.

Furthermore, the Department of Theology and Religion ranked 1st in Research Quality in the UK in The Complete University Guide 2017 and The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2017.

Congratulations go to all the staff and students of the Department of Theology and Religion!