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University of York

Founded in 1963, the University of York is one of the most prestigious universities in the United Kingdom. The university is reputable for delivering a high class and outstanding academic and great learning experience for all students. The university has one of the best research methodologies through its standard and modern research units and institutes where they carry out academic and nonacademic research with an inclusive culture that imparts, equips and prepare students for the global workplace.

Eligible Programmes

The university has a swift response to the needs of many international and local students which is why they offer a wide range of academic programs leading to many professional degrees. Some of these courses are;

  • Accounting
  • Business Finance
  • Business Management
  • Actuarial Science
  • Applied Social Science
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology and Heritage
  • Bioarchaeology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biotechnology and Microbiology
  • Business and Management
  • The business of the Creative Industries
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry, Biological & Medicinal Chemistry
  • Chemistry, Green Principles, and Sustainable Processes
  • Chemistry, the Atmosphere, and the Environment
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Science with Cyber Security
  • Computer Science/Mathematics
  • Criminology
  • Curating and Art History
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Economics and Finance
  • Economics, Econometrics, and Finance
  • Economics/Mathematics
  • Economics/Philosophy
  • Economics/Politics
  • Education
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering with Business Management
  • Electronic Engineering with Music Technology Systems
  • Electronic Engineering with Nanotechnology
  • Electronic and Communication Engineering
  • Electronic and Computer Engineering
  • Engineering
  • English Language and Linguistics
  • English in Education
  • English/History
  • English/History of Art
  • English/Linguistics
  • English/Philosophy
  • English/Politics
  • Environment, Economics, and Ecology
  • Environmental Geography
  • Environmental Science
  • Film and Television Production
  • Creative Skillset
  • Finance, Operational Research, Management, and Statistics
  • French and German Language
  • French and Italian Language
  • French and Linguistics
  • French and Philosophy
  • French and Spanish Language
  • Genetics
  • German and Italian Language
  • German and Linguistics
  • German and Philosophy
  • German and Spanish Language
  • Global Development
  • Historical Archaeology
  • History and French
  • History of Art
  • History/Economics
  • History/History of Art
  • History/Philosophy
  • History/Politics
  • Human Geography and Environment
  • Human Geography and Environment
  • Interactive Media
  • International Relations
  • Italian and Linguistics
  • Italian and Spanish Language
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Linguistics with French
  • Linguistics with German
  • Linguistics with Italian
  • Linguistics with Spanish
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics and Finance
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Mathematics/Philosophy
  • Mathematics/Physics
  • Medical Engineering
  • Medical Science
  • Medicine
  • Micro-mechanical Engineering
  • Midwifery Practice
  • Molecular Cell Biology
  • Music Technology Systems
  • Music and Sound Recording
  • Natural Sciences
  • Nanoscience
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Mental Health
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
  • Philosophy/Linguistics
  • Philosophy/Politics
  • Philosophy/Sociology
  • Physics
  • Physics with Astrophysics
  • Physics with Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Politics with International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Psychology in Education
  • Robotic Engineering
  • Social Policy
  • Social Policy, Crime, and Criminal Justice
  • Social Work
  • Social and Political Sciences
  • Social and Political Sciences with Philosophy
  • Sociology
  • Sociology with Criminology
  • Sociology with Social Psychology
  • Sociology/Education
  • Spanish and Linguistics
  • Theatre: Writing, Directing, and Performance
  • Theoretical Physics

Tuition & Cost

One important part of obtaining a degree at the University of York which should not be handled with levity is tuition and cost.

On an average scale, the tuition fees paid by students is about £3,500-£17,000.

Housing and accommodation fall between the range of £5,000 and above.

Another cost like feeding and clothing and the likes are based on the student’s choice and desires.

Available Scholarships

The importance of scholarships has been overemphasized by many academic and non-academic Organisations across the globe. In a swift response to making education available to all and bringing about equality in the educational system, the University of York has made available a huge number of scholarships within the institution and many others in affiliation with external bodies and organizations across the globe. Some of the scholarships are:

  • Education Future International Scholarship
  • Khyentse Foundation Scholarship
  • Khyentse Foundation of Translation Studies Scholarships
  • Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation Scholarship
  • Anthony Dicks Memorial Scholarship
  • Coimbra Group Scholarship
  • Coimbra Group – Scholarship Programme For Young African Researchers
  • SOAS Sanctuary Scholarships
  • Francesca Swirski Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Ailie Donald Scholarship
  • Carnegie Ph.D. Scholarships
  • Margaret Sharp Master’s Scholarship
  • John Kinghorn Scholarship In Engineering
  • Harry Lownds Memorial Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Research Studentships For Ph.D. Study In Economics
  • King’s-USP Joint Ph.D. Scholarship
  • D. Studentship – Device Technologies For Peta-bit Communications
  • The Patrick And Kelly Lynch Scholarship
  • PNB Global Scholarship Award
  • Health And Life Sciences Dean’s Merit Scholarship
  • Arts, Humanities And Social Sciences Scholarships


Eligibility for all these scholarships varies from each of the boards and schemes. Some are gender-based and other nationality-based, this is the more reason why candidates need to read through the terms of the application of each of the scholarships before applying. Note that applies to these scholarships will definitely require good academic standings in previous examinations and results that would be required as well as an anticipation of good results in preceding academics.


Basically, the benefits of scholarships are academic support throughout a said degree- could be Bachelors’s, masters or doctoral degrees. However, some scholarships offer financial assistance like in money to students. Some also come with an opportunity to visit a foreign country.

In the sum of it all, it can be said that prospectives now have an insight into what they would be expecting from the University of York when applying for admission. Also, students should note that they are expected to supply a working email address as this would be a means of communication. If after application, students have no more access to the supplied email, they are expected to notify the institution for correction of data.