Durham is the joint 78th best university in the world according to the QS World University Rankings® 2018 and ranks among the top 10 universities in the world for: Theology, divinity and religious studies. Archaeology. Geography.
What majors is Durham University known for?
Durham University Subject Rankings
- #59. in Arts and Humanities.
- #217. in Chemistry.
- #679. in Clinical Medicine (tie)
- #485. in Computer Science (tie)
- #149. in Economics and Business.
- #630. in Engineering (tie)
What does Durham University Specialise in?
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What courses is Durham known for?
- Social studies.
- Health & Medicine.
Is Durham University prestigious?
Durham University is one of the UK’s most prestigious universities and is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. It is the third oldest university in England and has a long and impressive history of academic excellence, outstanding research and graduate quality.
Is Durham hard to get into?
Durham is a competitive university, because our entry criteria are extremely high, but you might be surprised by how many offers we give out. The table below shows the number of Home/EU applicants to each programme last year and the percentage who received an offer.
Is Durham a nice place to live?
County Durham has a wide range of housing options to suit most people and you get a great deal for your money. County Durham is considered a safe and secure place to live and work. There are a huge variety of things to see and do, with the county steeped in history and culture.
Do Durham accept resits?
Resit opportunities are available to students in line with the University’s core regulations; any University-approved variations from core regulations published in the relevant programme regulations; and in accordance with any properly granted concession.
Will Durham accept lower grades?
Durham University has confirmed that all students who meet the conditions of their offer after successfully appealing their A Level results will be guaranteed a place at the University, although some will be deferred to 2021 if their chosen course is full.
Is Durham safe?
Durham is in the 30th percentile for safety, meaning 70% of cities are safer and 30% of cities are more dangerous. This analysis applies to Durham’s proper boundaries only. See the table on nearby places below for nearby cities. The rate of crime in Durham is 36.67 per 1,000 residents during a standard year.