Established in 1832, the University of Durham is a collegiate public research university located in Durham, North East England and the other campus in Stockton-on-Tees. Durham’s two campuses are named as Durham City and Queen's Campus, Stockton. The university is a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities and is also affiliated with several university groups including the N8 Research Partnership, the Matariki Network of Universities and the Coimbra Group.
The university comprises of 3 faculties: Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Social Science & Health. Each faculty contains numerous schools and departments. The most popular disciplines at Durham are Business, Accounting and Finance, Natural Sciences, Modern Languages and Cultures, Geography, Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Chemistry, Bio Medical Sciences and Psychology.
The university has a total student population of more than 17000 students. The student to faculty ratio at the University of Durham is 7:1 and the acceptance rate is 70%.
Research institutes at the university include the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World, the Durham Energy Institute, the Institute for Hazard and Risk Research, the Institute of Advanced Study, the International Boundaries Research Unit and the Institute for Computational Cosmology. Durham University has over 240 student exchange agreements under the Erasmus+ and International Exchange programmes, with partner institutions spread across the globe from Austria to New Zealand.
The university has partnered with Study Group to provide International Foundation Year, Pre-Master’s and English Language Training programs. The International Foundation Year provides a choice of pathways that prepare the student for an undergraduate degree at Durham University. Once students successfully complete their International Foundation Year and achieve the required grades, then the students can progress to their chosen undergraduate degree at Durham City Campus. In the Pre-Masters Program the students can choose from two routes depending on whether they are looking for a business and finance or science and engineering focused degree. Once the students successfully complete their Pre-Masters program and achieve the required grades, they can start their chosen Masters degree at Durham City Campus. The English Language Training program is designed for those students who do not meet the English language entry requirements for the International Foundation Year or Pre-Masters program, they can still enroll by taking an English language course first.
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Durham University Programs
Average Academic Score
Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance: £17,300
Humanities, Law and Social Science: £16,900
Science and Engineering: £17,900
Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance (3 terms): £17,500
Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance (2 terms): £15,900
Science and Engineering (3 terms): £18,100
Science and Engineering (2 terms): £16,100
Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Bachelors: January 15th
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