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Afa0cdbafc978efcb0028659bcd6cc2d Dishaawate
MSc Finance (Finance and Investment) @ Durham

Durham University is very prestigious in the UK. Most top firms here consider Graduates from DU among the elite crowd. The course (MSc. F...

reviewed on May 8, 2015
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54a66f1036c2ae96ee112ca96187ef96 Shihui.Bi
MA TESOL @ Durham


reviewed on March 21, 2015

One of the UK's oldest universities, Durham is also considered one of the UK's best consistently ranked in the Top 10 in most ranking guides. The original college of Durham University was founded in 1657 though teaching had taken place at Durham Castle prior to this. Durham University's Royal Charter was granted in the 1830s after overcoming centuries of resistance by Oxford and Cambridge universities. Durham Castle is the oldest inhabited university building in the world thanks to University College, which remains both a place of teaching and a residence for students.

Today, Durham University spans two campuses: the historic campus in Durham City as well as a campus situated in Stockton-on-Tees where the Medical School and some business programmes are taught. Durham's excellence is apparent across all subject areas.


Teaching Excellence Recognised at Learning and Teaching Conference

Innovation in education was celebrated at the Learning and Teaching Conference on 13 September, where leading academics and teaching practitioners gathered to share best practice. - September 14, 2018

World-leading researchers to speak at Saturday Morning Science

Some of Durham University’s world-leading scientists will seek to inspire members of the public in their chosen field when an annual series of talks returns later in September.  - September 14, 2018

Thousands of far-flung galaxies revealed

Astronomers have captured a spectacular image of a massive galaxy cluster embedded among nearly thousands of previously unseen galaxies scattered across space and time. - September 13, 2018

North-South divide in chronic pain

England has a North-South ‘pain divide’, with a clear geographical split in the prevalence and intensity of chronic pain and the use of potentially addictive opioid pain killers, shows new research. - September 12, 2018

Protecting against volcanic ash

A first of its kind study, led by Dr Claire Horwell of the Department of Earth Sciences and Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience, has found that industry-certified particle masks are most effective at protecting people from volcanic ash, whilst commonly used surgical masks offer less protection. - September 11, 2018

Ustinov College celebrates first year at Sheraton Park

The University’s Ustinov College is celebrating one year since it moved to a new home at Sheraton Park. - September 10, 2018

Construction begins on £80 million Mount Oswald project

Construction has begun on an £80 million project to develop new College and student facilities. - September 6, 2018

Work set to begin on new Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science Building

The creation of a brand new facility to house the departments of Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science has been given the green light by Durham County Council. Planning permission was granted for the project at a committee meeting on 4 September. - September 4, 2018

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City Durham, UK
Established 1832
No. of Students 16355

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