Durham University celebrates 5th place in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

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Durham University is fifth in the UK according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. Durham has consistently demonstrated academic excellence, ranking in the top ten for ten years.

The University is a champion at providing exceptional student experience and modern learning and teaching resources. The prestigious guide highlights that Arts and Humanities at Durham are at the forefront in the field, with History and Archaeology ranked second overall.

Other top performing subjects include:

  • Geography and Environmental Science (2nd)
  • Chemistry (3rd)
  • Geography (4th)
  • Mathematics (5th)
  • Biological Sciences (6th)
  • Computer Science (6th)
  • General Engineering (7th)
  • Law (7th)
  • Business Studies (11th)
  • Accounting and Finance (12th)

Student opinion and general satisfaction with the University are central to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. Durham also ranked 97th in THE World University Rankings 2018, cementing its position in the world top 100.

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