(Note that following Brexit, study in the UK beyond one semester/6 months requires a Student Visa and payment of a health surcharge).
The application deadline for spring 2024 is 30 October. Please apply through the University of York Visiting Students application pages using the NSC's Application Guide, Spring 2024 (PDF , 1,690kb). (All applications go through the undergraduate site, regardless of whether you apply for the undergraduate or graduate version of the YorkCourse.)
If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact our Director, Jena Habegger-Conti at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also send a copy of the relevant information in your application (module choices, level, qualifications, documentation of qualifications, motivational letter) to email@example.com.
An updated step-by-step guide to filling in your application is available here Application Guide, Spring 2024 (PDF , 1,690kb)
Please note that since the application site is a general one for all University of York visiting students, it may be difficult to fill in the form correctly if you do not follow the guide.
If applying without previous credits in English, a minimum of 90 ECTS in relevant humanities or social science subjects is required, with an average of B in the 50 best credits.
The prerequisites for admission to the YorkCourse at the undergraduate (2nd/3rd year BA) level are:
For those studying at a Norwegian University or College:
50 ECTS credits (or more) of English Studies from a University or College with an average of C or over
Between 30 and 50 ECTS credits of English Studies from a University or College with an average of B or over
For applicants to the 'YorkCourse with School Experience':
For applicants without any background in English Studies:
For Norwegian nationals (and other residents of Norway) who are English teachers or can otherwise demonstrate significant professional background in English:
The prerequisites for admission to the YorkCourse at the master's level:
If you think you might be interested in the future, why not get in touch and we can send you reminders of application deadlines and other information. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and/or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @nsc_york.