Durham University Application

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Durham University Application

Welcome to Durham University’s on-line application form. Please ensure you have read the guidance on our our How To Apply web page before making an application.
This form can be used to apply for:

  • Postgraduate Taught and Research programmes
  • English Language Pre-Sessional programmes
  • International Summer School programmes
  • Programmes studied with Cranmer Hall
  • PGCE Education (Theory), PGCE Primary (International), PGCE Secondary (International)

If you wish to apply for a PGCE programme that is not listed above, or the Master of Social Work programme then you should not use this application form. You should apply via UCAS.
To create your account, please click on ‘First time user account creation’ below.
Before you can start to make an application you must create a user account which will enable you to save a draft application form and complete it at a later time. Please note that every applicant must create their own personal account, including applicants who apply with the assistance of an agent.

If you are a returning user and have forgotten your pin, please contact the CIS Service Desk: itservicedesk@durham.ac.uk, or use the Forgotten Details link below. Please note that your login ID is case sensitive.

Durham University is committed to recruiting the most able and talented postgraduate students from across the world. It seeks to achieve this by identifying merit and potential and ensuring that its admissions process is open, fair and transparent to all with the potential to meet our entry requirements, regardless of background.
You can find our full Postgraduate Admissions Policy online.

Below you will find guidance on how to apply for a postgraduate programme at Durham University through our online application process and information about what to expect at each stage of the application process. Clicking on each heading will reveal further information.