Durham University



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DURHAM MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS

This Scholarship is for Graduate Study at either Masters or Doctoral level at the University of Durham and will be for up to two years (with a possibility of a third year for doctoral studies). If awarded a Durham Marshall Scholarship candidates would be expected to study at Durham University.

Founded in 1832, Durham is consistently ranked among the top 5 universities in the UK [Ranked fourth best UK University in the prestigious Sunday Times University Guide 2013] and the top 100 institutions in the world [Ranked 8oth in the Times World University Rankings 12]. It is one of the world’s leading centres of scholarship, and home to 16,000 students from over 150 counties, creating a rich and diverse academic community.

Located in the North East of England, the University is centred around a 10th Century Norman Castle and Cathedral. As a small and historic city, Durham offers scholarship recipients a “quintessentially English experience”[Chevening Scholar] at a Russell Group institution.

Subject areas  

Durham has three academics faculties, offering courses in the following subject areas:

 Anthropology

 Archaeology

 Biological & Biomedical Sciences

 Business & Business Finance

 Chemistry

 Classics

 Ancient History

 Computer Science

 Earth Sciences

Economics

Education

Engineering

English Studies

Geography

History

Law

Mathematical Sciences

Medicine

Modern Languages

Philosophy

Physics

Politics

Psychology

Sociology

Sport

Theology and Religion

 

Colleges

The University is collegiate, with colleges providing residential, social and welfare facilities for members, and creating a sense of community for students and staff. All have their own theatre and music groups; societies which engage in community outreach or environmental activities; as well as a wide range of sports activities and teams. Students take the lead in organising social and cultural events, sports teams and competitions and all manner of charitable work.

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Research

According to the Research Assessment Exercise 2008, Durham has world-class research in every single area of assessment across the sciences, social sciences and humanities.

The results showed that:

  • 19% of research was graded at 4 Star - world-leading
  • 59% of research was graded at 3 Star or above - internationally excellent
  • 90% of  research was of international quality, 2 Star or above

Many of Durham's departments, including Applied Maths, Archaeology, Geography, German, and Theology and Religion are ranked among the best in the UK. This research ensures that all students are taught by academics at the cutting edge of their discipline.


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