Durham University was the first recognized university to open in England in more than 600 years, following Oxford and Cambridge. Therefore, it is one of the institutions that might be classified as the third-oldest university in the United Kingdom. Academic faculty at Durham are recognized as specialists in their disciplines and are at the forefront of innovations in their subject area.
- Durham University comprises 27 departments and schools, offering over 200 undergraduate programmes, as well as postgraduate degrees in both teaching and research fields. A Single Honours degree allows you to focus on one topic, a Joint Honours degree allows you to expand your interest in two areas, and a Combined Honours degree allows you to take a broader approach to Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, or Natural Sciences.
- Durham University scholarships offered include the Commonwealth, Lioness, Vice Chancellor's India Scholarship, etc.