From 2021, we regularly offer short open access online courses. These provide you with the perfect opportunity to experience studying at the University of York, wherever you are in the world. Applications are now open for our spring 2021 courses.
Study with us on our online courses
York Strengths Global Employability
A three-week programme that focuses on
developing your employability and communication skills
English Language and Culture (2 weeks)
A two-week programme that provides a deeper understanding of British culture and improving your language skills.
Introduction to Postgraduate Study in the UK
A one-week programme that will introduce you to the key skills needed to study at postgraduate level at a UK university.
English Language and Business (2 weeks)
31 August - 10 September
A two-week programme that develops your business theory and business English language skills.
Welcome to York
We're ready to give you a full learning experience even if you can't join us here at York.
Immerse yourself in the historical, cultural and industrial heritage as we show you around the city, and make connections with your host family and student mentors after a day of online teaching and learning.
You can practice English and make friends from all over the world.
Ayune Yamada, Japan, August 2020
These online courses have definitely changed my perspective on life.
Kate Rigunova, Russia September 2020
Free online tasters
If you are not certain that our courses are for you,
try one of our free taster courses, or come and
participate in our weekly ICA sessions.
For partner universities
We offer a wide range of bespoke face-to-face,
online and blended options for partner universities.
Please get in touch to learn about our offers.
All of our online offers
Read all about our online offers in one place,
including bespoke online programmes,
free taster sessions and our methodology.
These courses are very helpful, well planned and excellently taught.
Miguel Nava, Mexico, July 2020