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A world-class learning and student experience
The strength of our academic excellence is reflected in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) results, which identified world-leading research in every Durham University subject.
During your time at Durham, you will be taught by world-leading academics who are acknowledged as experts in their fields and who are at the forefront of developments in their subject area.This is demonstrated not only through the research and teaching that they undertake, but also by the worldwide demand for their expertise.
Read for a degree at Durham University and you will have the opportunity to be amongst the best academics and students in your chosen subject.
We have exciting proposals for the future, to ensure we continue to produce world-class research, education and student experience. In research, we are recruiting more academic staff and developing links with business and industry.
In education, we are developing our teaching and learning offer, including through a state-of-the-art Teaching and Learning Centre, which will open for 2019/20. In addition, to enhance our student experience, we are investing in new College facilities, sports facilities, drama, music, volunteering and leadership opportunities.
ranked 74th in the QS World University Rankings 2019.
in the QS World University Rankings® 2019 for employer reputation.
of our subjects are ranked in the UK top 10 in The Complete University Guide 2019.
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Postgraduate Study at Durham University - Beat the Drum
The meaning behind “beat the drum” is to praise, promote and publicise. This term transfers to the literal striking of a drum for ceremonial or other purposes to tout the virtues of a person, group, or institution. We want to challenge you, bring out the best in you and inspire you. We want you to beat the drum at Durham. Learn more at www.durham.ac.uk/beatthedrum
We want to beat the drum for Durham.
We want to challenge you, bring out the best and inspire you.
We want you to beat the drum at Durham.
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Matriculation in the Cathedral marks the start of your academic journey at Durham. Once successful, you return here to graduate from Durham University.
What is studying here really like? Our student bloggers know best
How I got to work at the UN
I have admired the United Nations for a long time. When I was at school I became involved in Model United Nations, an international initiative consisting of debating global issues The post How I got to work at the UN appeared first on Durham University - Student Blogs.
(22 Feb 2019) » How I got to work at the UN
Collaboration: The key to successful psychological research
Psychological research is arguably impossible without collaboration. At the very least, it requires willing human beings to participate in your research (unless you’re studying animal behaviour, in which case, your The post Collaboration: The key to successful psychological research appeared first on Durham University - Student Blogs.
(19 Dec 2018) » Collaboration: The key to successful psychological research
Why attend a Postgraduate open day?
First-hand information Whilst, open days may remind you of being dragged around by your parents when you were younger, attending an open day as a postgraduate has numerous benefits. Even The post Why attend a Postgraduate open day? appeared first on Durham University - Student Blogs.
(22 Nov 2018) » Why attend a Postgraduate open day?