International links

We welcome international students and staff and encourage our students to take up opportunities to experience education in other countries. We have particularly strong teaching and research links with University education departments in Geneva, Switzerland.  

For international students

Education Studies at York has a lot to offer for international students, including the opportunity to to study at a world-class university for a degree that does not require any specific pre-entry subject knowledge.

Alongside a very wide choice of course modules, there are many good opportunities for you to develop your English language skills to a high level in a supportive environment. The University of York also has a strong network of support for international students.

You may also consider staying on after gaining your BA degree to do postgraduate research for a higher degree in Educational Studies.

If you are a qualified teacher, you may be able to take the BA Educational Studies course over two years.

Global opportunities for Education students

If you are interested in spending some time overseas during your degree at York, you can visit one of the universities with which we have close links. Depending on the destination you may be able to study abroad for a full academic year or one term/semester. In addition to study abroad, there are also short-term summer opportunities (International Study Centres, Summer Schools and Travel Awards) you can apply for. Find out more about global opportunities for Education students.