Open-access, flexible programmes tailored to adult learners who have not studied for some time

Undergraduate Study

An exciting opportunity for flexible, part-time study at the University of York:

  • Study at a world-class university, without the need for any previous qualifications
  • Gain a nationally recognised award which could serve as a passport to advanced level study
  • Return-to-learn in an academically rigorous environment, tailored to the specific needs of adult learners

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

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Accredited Programmes

Arts and Humanities

Archaeology, Creative Writing, History & Heritage, History of Art, Literature & Philosophy

Social Sciences
Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy



With 120 credits you will be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education in Lifelong Learning. This is a qualification in its own right but can also provide the opportunity for further study at University level.

You can also study for a 60-credit University Certificate of Lifelong Learning in online Creative Writing.

General Information

The following should help, but don't hesitate to contact us with any further questions you have about studying with us.