Centre for Lifelong Learning

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 for all courses

Download our 2017/18 brochure here: 2017/8 Brochure - Centre for Lifelong Learning (PDF  , 11,116kb). Paper copies can be requested by emailing us.

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

Dates for your diary


An Introduction to the Pre-Raphaelites

Non-accredited Saturday course


Amarcord - Film Screening - The Films of Federico Fellini

Single film screening: part of our film series 'The Films of Federico Fellini'


Medieval and Elizabethan Worldviews

Non-accredited Saturday course


St Cuthbert’s Way and Medieval wall paintings

Thursday 15 March 2018

Dr Emma Wells shares her knowledge in recent programmes

Channel 5 historical consultant role

Wednesday 7 March 2018

Dr David Turner shares expertise on Flying Scotsman.

New publication

Wednesday 7 March 2018

Dr Emma Wells on The Medieval Senses.

Twitter updates

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.