- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
- There is no guarantee that accommodation will be available but in previous years the university has been able to offer a limited number of single rooms to postgraduate students.
- To maximise the chances of obtaining a room in their preferred college, the university strongly recommends that students apply and pay their booking fee as early as possible.
- Ustinov College is a specific college for postgraduate students; since a high proportion of postgraduate students are international, this college has a high international student population.
The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.
|Type of Course||Taught Postgraduate|
- Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
- Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
- Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
- Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.
Bursaries and Scholarships
- Durham Alumni can qualify for a 10% reduction in Masters tuition fees costs.
- Nearly 100 scholarships of up to £3000 are available for students meeting the specified criteria.
- Durham Doctoral Scheme provides support for university-funded PhD studentships.
- Please refer to the university website for details.
- Most subject areas are available at postgraduate level.
What do Postgraduate Students Study?
4,547 postgraduate students in 2015–16:
Mode of study
- Full Time 73%
- Part Time 27%
- UK 47%
- EU 9%
- Other 44%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & administrative studies||115||1265||1380|
|Historical & philosophical studies||270||235||505|
|Subjects allied to medicine||35||30||65|
|Engineering & technology||40||15||55|
|Creative arts & design||25||5||30|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.