Our students are taught by internationally recognised experts, have access to excellent study facilities and extensive resources, and become active participants in the creation of knowledge through our collaborative approach to research.
We offer a range of postgraduate taught and research degrees in a broad range of subjects, covering arts & humanities, science, and social sciences. We welcome students from over 150 different countries to a postgraduate community of around 3,500, creating a vibrant, multicultural community in which our students become fully immersed.
Durham has an international reputation for excellence that will provide an outstanding platform for your future career, whatever it is that you choose to do. Durham graduates are highly sought after by regional, national and international employers who greatly value their skills and knowledge.
We recognise the importance of continued professional development for early career researchers and the Centre for Academic, Researcher and Organisational Development (CAROD) provides an extensive range of opportunities for postgraduate researchers to develop their knowledge and skills including the Durham Researcher Programme, the Durham Key Skills Award, and the Durham University Learning and Teaching Award. Successful completion of this award will programme leads to the University award and also to Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
When you join Durham University you will find the facilities and support you need to complement and enhance your studies. Our libraries offer an excellent range of resources and study spaces to support postgraduate study and research. Postgraduate Research Study Spaces have been established in our main libraries and some colleges and departments have their own dedicated library or study facilities.
Durham University is fully committed to providing a range of welfare support services to support postgraduate students, both before and during your studies. These include health, disability support, childcare and faith provision, providing the opportunity for individuals to maintain their faith and beliefs.
We recognise that coming to study in the UK can be challenging for international students. Our dedicated team of Immigration Advisers can offer visa and immigration advice before and during your studies.
We also offer our new international students a warm welcome through our Meet and Greet service and comprehensive Induction programme, which includes a range of information and social events to help you meet other students and become accustomed to life at Durham University.
We believe in helping you to make the very best of the opportunities we offer, and we understand that to do this you need a full understanding of the costs involved in studying at Durham University and what financial assistance is available.
Durham University is delighted to offer a wide range of full and partial funding opportunities to outstanding applicants wishing to study towards Masters and doctoral degrees.
Durham University is home to students from over 150 different countries, creating a truly international place to study. However Durham is not just a great place to further your studies, it is a great place to be a student. We understand that postgraduate study is demanding, but our thriving student community ensures that you are offered an excellent student lifestyle with access to entertainment, sport and student focussed events that will complement your time studying.
Wherever your interests lie, at Durham you will have the opportunity to pursue your passions and discover new ones!
Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Durham University!
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS we offer you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.