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

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Thrive at York – a prestigious Russell Group University shortlisted for University of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards and Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.

From the moment you arrive at York, we’re committed to strengthening your understanding of your subject and helping you develop the skills employers are looking for in the global marketplace.

You’ll benefit from our impressive research facilities and resources, our postgraduate-only college and research-led programmes expertly designed and delivered by staff at the forefront of their subjects.

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Join a prestigious university

We are recognised as one of the world’s premier institutions for delivering outstanding research and teaching:

  • 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

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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Meet us

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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