Why study at Durham
Whatever your interests, whatever your passion, we’ve more than likely got a course for you. We currently have 27 departments and schools, offering over 200 undergraduate courses, not to mention postgraduate degrees, both taught and research. We think you’ll be spoilt for choice. Our research-led education will challenge you, inspire you and help you achieve the extraordinary.
Our distinctive college system and wider student experience programme including drama, music, sport, volunteering, and more will help you to grow and develop as a person.
We offer a range of scholarships for local, home and international students, as well as course, department, college, art, sport or music specific bursaries and awards.
Be inspired. Be you.
Our collegiate system makes Durham exceptional. Join our supportive community and benefit from our outstanding wider student experience. With students from over 120 countries, Durham University is truly worldwide, based in the beautiful city of Durham, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the North East of England.
Hear from our students
Our Foundation programmes provide academic preparation for undergraduate study at Durham. The Durham University International Study Centre provides International Foundation Year programmes for international students.
From our Student Blogs:
What attracted me to Durham and the North East?