The IRS&TH is involved in a range of teaching and research, including graduate certificate, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. IRS&TH students are able to draw on the resources and expertise of the National Railway Museum and the University of York, and have the opportunity to pursue the study of the history of transport and mobility in a range and depth unparalleled at any other institution.
This section of the web site contains details of our teaching and research activities; please follow the links below to find information about our research workshop (seminar) programme and the IRS graduate certificate, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes. If you have any queries about any aspect of IRS&TH teaching, please feel free to contact us. Full contact information is given on our contact page.
The IRS&TH is usually involved in
undergraduate (as part of the Department of History's degrees) and postgraduate teaching, and also runs Certificate courses (QAA
Level H) by distance learning. Only registered students of the
Applications are invited for entry in September 2013 to the distance-learning Certificate programmes and for September 2014 for the taught MA.
Undergraduate Special Subject: Cities as Traffic Machines
The IRS&TH is a leading centre for academic research in the field of the history of transport and mobility. Follow the links below for full details of the resources available for research at the IRS&TH, and a summary of the research currently underway within the Institute.
If you have a good degree in the humanities or the social sciences, you may be able to register directly for one of the research degrees available through the IRS&TH, the MA by research or by independent study and research, or the MPhil/PhD in Railway Studies. Full and part-time registration are available. Click on the links below for full details of these programmes.
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