The Centre for Lifelong Learning offers an exciting range of postgraduate distance learning courses, as well as options for local learners who are looking for an accredited course or to study for pleasure.

Current brochure

Download our 2018/19 Brochure - Centre for Lifelong Learning (PDF  , 16,737kb)‌. Request a paper copy by emailing us at

Postgraduate courses

Study online to gain a Postgraduate Diploma
or MA

MOOCs: massive open online courses

Free online courses designed by 
York academics

Undergraduate courses

Flexible programmes tailored to adult learners who have not studied for some time

Non-accredited courses

Study for pleasure with our evening, day and weekend classes


The making of medieval materials

Thursday 19 July 2018

John Lee has recently published a new book exploring the medieval cloth-making trade in England.

Battle of Stoke Field

Tuesday 26 June 2018

Dr Emma Wells has appeared in two videos on the history of the Battle of Stoke Field.

New Churches Conservation Trust partnership

Wednesday 20 June 2018

From September, the Centre for Lifelong Learning is excited to be delivering the established PGDip in Parish Church Studies: History, Heritage and Fabric programme in association with the Churches Conservation Trust (CCT).

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Whilst every effort is made to avoid changes to the programme, details may be altered without notice at any time. The Centre for Lifelong Learning reserves the right to withdraw or amend any part of its programme without prior notice. The Centre operates within the Complaints procedure of the University as a whole.