Durham University


A World Top 100 and UK Top 5 University

At the forefront of academic excellence

As one of the first universities to admit women on an equal footing to men and establish overseas campuses, Durham University has always epitomised the ideal of a modern, forward-looking academic institution. With its consistent ranking amongst the world’s top 100 universities and numerous accolades for world-leading research, Durham University has reaped dividends for braving the frontiers of tertiary education, and looks set to parlay its bold approach into future academic triumphs.

Schools/faculties and courses


  • Undergraduate courses – BSc (Hons) Computer Science, BSc (Hons) Software Developing for Business, MEng (Hons) Computer Science, BSc (Hons) General Engineering, MEng (Hons) General Engineering, BSc (Hons) Mathematics, MMath (Hons) Mathematics, BSc (Hons) Politics and BSc (Hons) International Relations.
  • Postgraduate Taught courses – MSc Communications Engineering, MSc Internet Systems and eBusiness, MSc New and Renewable Energy, MSc Mathematical Sciences, MSc Particles, Strings and Cosmology, MSc Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding, MSc Defence, Development and Diplomacy, MSc Global Politics, MA Politics and International Relations (Political Theory), MA International Relations (Europe, East Asia, Middle East pathways), MA Risk, MSc Risk and MBA – Master of Business Administration.

Facts about the university

Ranked 40th in the world for employability

650 sports teams, 27 theatre companies, 81 music ensembles, and over 1,000 students involved in volunteering

Ranked in the world top 40 for student employability by blue-chip companies world-wide

Approximately 18,000 students from over 150 countries

Hear from our students

Besides being an established, reputable university, Durham University boasts great student satisfaction from most courses and continues to attract students from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds. Since arriving at university, I have made friends hailing from China, Cyprus, France, Germany, India, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, and South Africa, just to name a few.

picture of Natalie Tsin-Yi Ng, postgraduate student, Business and Management with Business Placement Natalie Tsin-Yi Ng, postgraduate student, Business and Management with Business Placement
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