Durham University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, and consistently ranked in the UK Top 10. It is the third oldest university in England, and was one of the first universities to establish medical training. The majority of university buildings are in the historic, medium-sized city of Durham, 3 hours by train from London.
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The Times Higher Education World subject rankings currently place Durham 19th for Arts & Humanities and 35th for Law globally.
Within the in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022, Durham is ranked 1st for Music, 2nd for Criminology and Theology/Religious Studies, German and Italian, 3rd for Geography and Environmental Sciences, Classics, and for English, 4th for French and Physics and Astronomy, 5th for History and Sociology, 6th for Iberian languages, Law and Maths, 7th for Linguistics and Computer Science, 8th for Accounting and Finance and Chemistry, 9th for Philosophy and 10th for Anthropology.
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