Postgraduate Study at York

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Institution: University of York

The University
York is a high-performing, research intensive Russell Group university and one of the world’s premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research.

Global reputation
• Our focus on teaching and research excellence has resulted in consistently high rankings in the UK and a first-class reputation across the globe.
• We are ranked in the world top 100 for Arts and Humanities, Life Sciences and Social Sciences (THE World University Rankings 2017).

Research excellence
• 10th for research impact (excluding institutions which have submitted fewer than four units of assessment) in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).
• In the top ten UK universities for research council income (Times Higher Education).

Study at York
• We have a range of taught and research programmes in Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences.
• You’ll study and learn with leading academics who are carrying out pioneering research within our world-renowned research institutes, centres and facilities which act as a focus for interdisciplinary research.
York Graduate Research School looks after our community of more than 2,000 research students from around the world.

Your career
• You will have access to our employer and recruiter networks, specialist careers support and development and training opportunities.
• Our Research Excellence Training Team (RETT) provides a range of courses and workshops to equip you with the skills, attributes and knowledge to thrive as an independent researcher and support your career planning.
• 96 per cent of York research students reported being in work and/or further study six months after completing their PhD (HESA, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2015. UK/EU Graduates)

Graduate life
• Over 16,000 students currently study at York, and of those around 4,000 are postgraduate students. This makes for a diverse postgraduate community supported by our college system .
• Our beautiful, green, self-contained campus is located just outside the vibrant, student-friendly city of York.
• We have invested over £500m to expand our campus and give students access to world-class teaching and learning spaces, laboratories and research facilities.
• We are able to offer an excellent range of accommodation on or close to campus. There is also a wide selection of private sector housing available within walking distance of campus.
• We offer a network of support services designed to give all of our students easy access to help and support.
• The Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) offers professional and specialist advice and opportunities to all postgraduate students, as well as running a postgraduate welcome week, regular events, trips and free sports, and supporting postgraduate networks.

York Postgraduate Virtual Open Days
Chat online with staff from our academic departments as well as current students to find out more about our programmes or just discuss your study options. Our Virtual Open Days will be held in November 2017, February 2018 and June 2018.

Masters Taster Events
Our Masters Taster events are a great chance to visit us on campus. You can find out more about masters study, chat with current postgraduate students, and learn more about the department or centre that you are interested in.

Funding
There are different postgraduate funding options on offer. These include: University scholarships, UK research council funding, Alumni supported scholarships, and department awards.

Applying
Find out how to apply here

University of York
Heslington
York
YO10 5DD
Tel: +44 (0) 1904 324 000
Email: pg-admissions@york.ac.uk

Contact details

Student Recruitment & Admissions
University of York
Heslington
York
YO10 5DD
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (1904) 324000
Fax: +44 (1904) 323538
Email: pg-admissions@york.ac.uk
Website: http://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate

Masters Courses