The University of Durham was founded in 1832. It developed in Durham and Newcastle until 1963, when the independent University of Newcastle upon Tyne came into being. The University of Durham is collegiate and is located in the city of Durham and the nearby town of Stockton. The University of Durham, Queenâ€™s Campus, Stockton opened in 1992. Over 1,200 full-time students are now studying in purpose-built accommodation 23 miles south of Durham, on the banks of the river Tees. The campus has a particular mission to widen participation and has developed a range of vocationally-oriented inter-disciplinary programmes.The University of Durham welcomes applications from men and women of all social and ethnic backgrounds, without reference to political or religious beliefs supporting equal opportunities.
The applications are considered on the basis of the experience they have gained, as well as the whole range of their formal qualifications. Applications are judged primarily on the basis of evidence it gives of studentsâ€™ enthusiasm and ability to study, and motivation to benefit from the range of academic opportunities available.
To apply: If you are an applicant for a full-time first degree programme (BA, BSc, MSc, MEng) you should apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). You should do this if you have completed part of a degree at another institution or are seeking direct entry to the second year of a three-year programme.
The students may apply to a maximum of six programmes by listing them on the UCAS form in the order they appear in the directory. The students may apply to programmes at both the Durham and Stockton sites.
Your application form is received in the University Admissions Office and then forwarded to the relevant department (or departments for Joint Honours programmes) for consideration.
Entry requirements: The students can obtain the details of programme requirements at the beginning of each departmental entry.
Two at A-level, the rest being at AS-, O- or GCSE-level or above or one at A-level and two at AS-level, the rest being at O- or GCSE-level or above.
English language requirements: One must have competitive English to get admission in any of the universities in UK. Usual English language requirements are:IELTS: 6.0 or above and 6.0 in the writing component.TOEFL: 550 paper-based test/ 173-213 computer based test
Accommodation: The University offers accommodation facility at its own hostel or students can choose to stay outside on their own wish according to their convenience. Students should make sure about their accommodation while applying for any course in Durham.For more, log on to www.dur.ac.uk