Online study

Celebrating 10 years of online masters programmes

The Department offers a range of online professional development programmes at postgraduate degree level, designed for those working in or with public services who wish to further develop their skills, capacity and strategic contribution.

MA programmes by online study

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Or download our brochure: 

Online Masters Brochure (PDF  , 2,376kb)

Postgraduate Certificate programmes by online study

Further information

How online study works

We offer structured, yet flexible part-time study; high quality, tailored content; active, international distance learning with excellent support.  The UK's Quality Assurance Agency highlighted  the university's distance learning provision as an area of good practice in its 2012 inspection report.

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News

The online programmes feature in a Guardian article 'postgraduate degrees can launch your career' (January 2014)

We are pleased to launch our Newsletter: Praxis Issue 1 (PDF  , 1,156kb) (October 2013)

Welcome to our new students (September 2013)

Degree of distance for online students (February 2013)



Students and staff talk about their experience of studying the online programmes (filmed on campus at our annual conference in 2011)

International learning community

We support 212 online students representing 60 countries and a variety of backgrounds.

Robin Speer, PPM graduate 

"The support from tutors and the administration was absolutely top-rate - 100%."
Robin Speer, PPM, Canada

Contact us

spsw-online@york.ac.uk  

  +44 (0) 1904 32 1273
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