The university was founded in Durham in 1832. From 1852, until Newcastle became a separate university in 1963, there were also students in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Situated in Durham City with a campus at Stockton on Tees (University of Durham Queen's Campus). All colleges are situated in Durham apart from George Stephenson College and John Snow College which are situated in Stockton.
Admission to first degree courses
Through Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). UK nationals: normally a minimum of 3 passes at General Certificate of Education (GCE) A level and 2 at General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE). Equivalent qualifications, eg Vocational Certificate of Education (VCE) or BTEC National Diploma, are acceptable subject to specific prerequisites for individual programmes. Mature applicants (aged over 21) are considered individually. International students: high levels in International Baccalaureate or European Baccalaureate or, in many cases, qualifications acceptable for university entrance in applicant's own country. Minimum English language qualifications also apply.
Earl Grey (political) Sudan archive (political) archives of Durham Cathedral (monastic to 1539) and Diocese mediaeval manuscripts north-east local collection (including family papers)
(2005-2006). 750 awards ranging in value from £300 to £25050.
(2007-2008). Three terms: 3 October--12 December; 14 January--14 March; 21 April--20 June
(2006-2007). Total, £193704000
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