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We are ranked 7th in the prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024. Theology and Religion has received a very high academic reputation score, which showcases the global prominence of our researchers.

QS World University Rankings 2023

The rankings, announced in March 2024 assessed over 19,100 subjects from almost 5,000 institutions across the world, based on academic and employer reputation, citations per academic paper, impact and quality of research and international research collaboration factors.

Recent research carried out by colleagues in our department includes Research and Impact - Durham University.

Durham is a world-leading university. Our academic excellence and impact is reflected in our global rankings and this is a true credit to the outstanding teaching and research carried out at our University.

Durham is consistently ranked as one of the world’s leading universities and among the top ten in the UK. It is ranked 78th in the QS World University Rankings 2024, 7th in the Guardian University Guide 2024 and Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.

Our Department of Theology and Religion is ranked 7th globally in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 and is consistently rated as one of the top Departments in the world.

One of the most varied and dynamic in the UK, our Department is a place where ‘belief’ and ‘beliefs’ are taken seriously, respected, and studied. Together, we form a lively and welcoming community to those of all faiths and to those of none.

Feeling inspired? Visit our Theology and Religion webpages for more information on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Durham University is a top 100 world university. In the QS World University Rankings 2024, we were ranked 78th globally. 

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