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When you study at Durham University you will have access to an education led by world-leading experts, in award-winning study facilities, with extensive collections of books and learning resources to support your studies. Whether you wish to study in arts and humanities, the sciences, or social sciences or health, here at Durham University we have 25 departments and over 200 undergraduate degree programmes for you to choose from.


Important Note

The University is planning to relocate programmes in Business, Education and Psychology from Queen’s Campus to Durham City. The changes to the portfolio of programmes at Queen’s Campus will begin in some small ways in September 2017, with the bigger changes most likely from the September 2018. It is possible that some changes will happen later than we currently anticipate, but planning is underway with these dates in mind. Programmes in the School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health will be transferring to Newcastle University but the earliest any changes to programmes will take effect will be for the start of the 2017/18 academic year. To find out more, please click here.

"Studying at Durham University amongst research-active academics gives you a real sense that you are participating in an ideas centred, progress driven environment where lecturers are contributors to their respective academic fields, pushing for understanding and knowledge of the world.

This helps you feel involved in the academic world as being amongst individuals with real passions for their areas makes you want to find your passion for a certain area and become more scholarly, exploring topics with an open mind and critical thinking which are necessary to make a thoughtful contribution."

Romy Shum, PPE student 

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90% of our subjects are ranked in the top 10 in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2017.


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