Postgraduate research at the University of York – scholarships available. Apply now

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Thrive at York – a prestigious Russell Group university with a global reputation for inspirational and life-changing research.

At York, you’ll work alongside world-leading academics in a culture of mutual respect and rigorous curiosity. Together you’ll have the chance to collaborate with organisations and industries across disciplines and continents to find better ways to research and address the global challenges of our time. You’ll be supported by your department and our Graduate Research School every step of the way to ensure you can make a real impact.

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Research excellence

  • -We are ranked in the world top 50 for Arts and Humanities and the top 150 for social sciences (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023)
  • -We are ranked 10th for research impact, based on the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021)*. In addition, four of the University’s academic departments were ranked in the top five for their subject while a further eight were in the top ten in terms of research impact*.
  • -We are joint 17th overall in The Complete University Guide (2024) with 13 subjects ranked in the top 10

*Times Higher Education 2021 – excluding specialist institutions which submitted fewer than four units of assessment

Find funding and scholarships

We offer a range of scholarships to UK, European and international students. These include University and subject-specific awards and scholarships funded by generous donations from our alumni.

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Explore our upcoming in-person and online events where you can find out more about postgraduate student life at the University of York. You’ll be able to ask questions and find out all you need to know to help decide whether York is for you.

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A postgraduate taught degree at York can act as a springboard to a new or advanced career, or can help you progress further into research.

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Who is eligible to apply?

UK, EU and International applicants

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