International applicants

A warm welcome to applicants from around the world

Our vibrant, multicultural community includes students from Australia, Botswana, Canada, Chile, China, Germany, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Netherlands, Sweden, Taiwan and the USA. Besides our international reputation for world-class research and high quality teaching, we were rated equal first in the UK for the quality of our Health Services Research (in 2008) and offer dedicated support and advice to help you develop your academic career and get the most out of studying at York.

The International Office offers plenty of advice about studying in the UK and can put you in touch with one of our representatives in your country or a York student from your country. The International Student Support Office can answer your questions about visas, immigration, housing, health and finance. There is also the opportunity to take one of our English Language courses before you start if you'd like to improve the level of your language ability. For more detailed information, please follow the links below.

English Language Requirements

The Department of Health Sciences' minimum English language requirement is IELTS: 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing and no less than 6.0 in all other components.

Click here for further details of the University of York's English language requirements.

photo of Yang Huiqin

 the Department has a good mix of people from different parts of the world and a supportive and friendly environment

 Dr Huiqin Yang

 Research Fellow