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Programme specifications

The breadth and balance of the subjects we offer marks York out from the crowd: there are some 30 departments and centres offering a very wide range of courses with students spread equally between arts, social science, and science and technology.

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We are in the process of digitizing our programme specifications, which are currently available only as Google Sheets or PDFs.  If you require an alternative format, please contact

Programme specifications

Programme specifications are a concise description of the intended  aims and learning outcomes of a programme, and the means by which the outcomes are achieved and assessed.They are intended for:

  • undergraduate and postgraduate students on the programme
  • staff teaching and/or administering the programme
  • former students who may need to provide details of what their programme covered to supplement their transcript
  • prospective students who want to understand a programme in more detail