Research, scholarship and ideas are at the core of Durham University. We are a globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence and produce world-leading and world-changing research.
With a mutually supportive and diverse group of exceptional peers and supervisors, you’ll be both a challenger and challenged, pushing the boundaries of current thinking and research. As a postgraduate research student, you’ll work in collaboration with academics to push forward the boundaries of your subject. We provide you with a place where at every stage of your career you will find a supportive environment to develop yourself and your ideas.
To help meet global demand for highly qualified people, Durham University has teamed up with private and public sector organisations to establish doctoral training partnerships and centres that provide outstanding training and research opportunities for postgraduate students. Our academic departments also offer a range of exciting postgraduate research opportunities under the supervision of world-leading experts.