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Postgraduate study

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Welcome to the Graduate School in Health Sciences

Rated equal first nationally for our research environment in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, our Graduate School provides a vibrant, multidisciplinary learning environment. We offer a broad spectrum of full and part-time educational programmes in public health, health sciences and health services research. We offer world class teaching and research opportunities to a vibrant community of graduate students from the UK and across the world.

Our programmes have been designed around the particular strengths and experience of the academics within the Graduate School and reflect the latest thinking in health and healthcare.

Our multidisciplinary research teams work in many different health-related areas including: Cancer Epidemiology and Cardiovascular Health, Health Services and Policy, Mental Health and Addiction, Public Health and Society, Trials and Statistics and Nursing and Midwifery Research.

If you successfully complete your undergraduate degree at York, you could be eligible for a 10% discount on tuition fees on your masters programme.

We currently have some PhD studentships available. Find out more

Postgraduate study

We offer a range of courses and potential study pathways - all relevant to the needs of those seeking a career in health services research.


Our staff have a wide range of professional and disciplinary backgrounds providing world-class research expertise, translated into excellence in teaching.


We are currently offering funding for our PhDs and Masters courses. Visit our funding opportunities webpage.