STUDY UK: THE ESSENTIALS
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Durham University

Durham University

ENGLAND / UNDERGRADUATE - POSTGRADUATE - PHD

Durham is a globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting – a university like no other.
Located in the beautiful and historic City of Durham, we are one of the oldest universities in the UK, yet have a modern and forward-thinking mind set.
Durham University is distinctive - a residential Collegiate University with long traditions and modern values. It seeks the highest distinction in research and scholarship and is committed to excellence in all aspects of education and transmission of knowledge. Durham’s research and scholarship affects every continent.

Durham is one of the world’s leading Universities as shown by our World Top 100 position in the QS World University Rankings 2021, where we are ranked 86th.
16 Durham subjects are in the World Top 100 of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, including 8 in the World Top 50. Two of our subjects are in the World Top 10 - Archaeology (fourth) and Theology & Religion (fifth).

WEBINAR
Your personal statement is a very important part of your UCAS university entry form; it’s where you show who you are and demonstrate that your skills, experience and aspirations are suited to the course. A group of experienced school counsellors will explain how to write a stand-out statement.
Speakers
Lauren Scarratt, International Officer, University of Durham
Lauren Scarratt, International Officer, University of Durham
Hi, my name is Lauren and I’m the International Officer for Europe at Durham University. I studied classics initially. Before joining Durham I worked in the admissions offices of various Cambridge Colleges as the Outreach officer, and taught English in Japan for four years. Please feel free to get in touch!
Pamela O'Brien, British Council School Madrid
Pamela O'Brien, British Council School Madrid
Pamela.Obrien@britishcouncil.org Pamela is Deputy Head, Pastoral at the British Council School. Before this role, she was Head of Secondary and previously to that Head of Early Years at the school. Her degree is in Mathematics and French and she holds a Higher Diploma in Education, an MBA and the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH).
Wednesday October 06
16.00 to 17.00

SUBJECTS

Accounting
  • Accounting
Archaeology
  • Archaeology
Biological sciences
  • Biology
  • Psychology – take a look at our psychology subject guide
  • Sport and exercise science
Business, management and administrative studies
  • Accounting
  • Business studies
  • Finance
  • Human resource management
  • Management studies
  • Marketing
Chemistry
  • Chemistry
Civil engineering
  • Civil engineering
Classical studies
  • Classical studies
Computer science
  • Computer science
Creative arts
  • Creative/imaginative writing
Economics
  • Economics
Education
  • Academic studies in education
  • Teacher training
Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
Engineering and technology
  • Civil engineering
  • Electronic and electrical engineering
  • General engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
English
  • English literature
Finance
  • Finance
Geography
  • Geography
Geology
  • Geology
Historical and philosophical studies
  • Archaeology
  • Heritage studies
  • History by area
  • History by period
  • History by topic
  • Philosophy
  • Theology and religious studies
Languages
  • Chinese studies
  • French studies
  • German studies
  • Italian studies
  • Japanese studies
  • Linguistics
  • Modern Middle Eastern studies
  • Russian and East European studies
  • Spanish studies
Law
  • Law
Marketing
  • Marketing
Mathematical science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
MBA
  • MBA
Mechanical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
Music
  • Music
Philosophy
  • Philosophy
Physical sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Physical geographical sciences
  • Physics
Politics
  • Politics
Psychology
  • Applied psychology
  • Child psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Educational psychology
Social studies
  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Human and social geography
  • Politics
  • Sociology
Social work
  • Social work
Sport
  • Sport
Teaching
  • Teaching
Theology
  • Theology

Location

Durham DH1 3LE,