Postgraduate study

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Welcome to the Graduate School in Health Sciences

Rated equal first nationally for our research environment (REF 2014), our Graduate School provides a vibrant, multidisciplinary learning environment. We offer a broad spectrum of full and part-time educational programmes in public health, health sciences and health services research. We offer world class teaching and research opportunities to a vibrant community of graduate students from the UK and across the world.

Our programmes have been designed around the particular strengths and experience of the academics within the Graduate School and reflect the latest thinking in health and healthcare. Our multidisciplinary research teams work in many different health-related areas including: Cancer Epidemiology and Cardiovascular Health, Health Services and Policy, Mental Health and Addiction, Public Health and Society, Trials and Statistics and Nursing and Midwifery Research.

If you are a UK/EU alumni with an undergraduate degree from the University of York, you could be eligible for a postgraduate taught masters tuition fees discount.

There are still places available for our MSc in Applied Health Research.


Our staff have a wide range of professional and disciplinary backgrounds providing world-class research expertise, translated into excellence in teaching.


We are currently offering funding for our PhDs and Masters courses. Visit our funding opportunities webpage.