International students

International students form an important part of the community at York, and the Department welcomes students from all over the world.

We offer our international students:

  • An outstanding educational experience in a dynamic multidisciplinary department with an international reputation for teaching and research
  • A friendly supportive environment, with close interactions between students and staff, which allows students to flourish
  • A strong emphasis on small group teaching, with weekly tutorials in groups of usually only four students
  • An international student co-ordinator within the department, and a personal supervisor to oversee your academic progress and welfare

International qualifications

We accept a wide range of international qualifications. Please consult our list of acceptable international qualifications to find out more about our typical offers for your own country’s qualifications. Please note that our programmes have subject specific requirements. You will need to refer to individual course pages for subject specific requirements.

If there is no information available for your country, please email for advice.  You may also contact the International Office for more general enquiries.

English language requirements

A qualification in English as a foreign language will be required for countries or qualifications where the language of instruction is not English.

Acceptable English language qualifications and entry requirements


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