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Modules for visiting students in the Department of History span a swathe of history from the fall of Rome to the present day. They cover the globe, from Britain, Europe and Russia, to the Americas, Iran, Hong Kong, India and Africa.

Undergraduate students

You can study History at York as a visiting student for the Autumn Term, the Spring and Summer Terms, or a whole academic year. 

If you come for the Autumn Term, you will choose two Year 2 modules from the list below.

During the Spring and Summer Terms you will study the two Thinking Through History modules, plus two Year 2 modules from the list below.

Studying with other departments

You may be able to study a combination of modules from History and other departments. Please contact us to discuss your circumstances and interests.

Postgraduate students

You should hold an undergraduate degree in History or related subject.

You can choose a selection of MA level modules from the list below.

Choosing your modules

Please see the list of modules, this list is indicative of the type of module which may be available during your study period. Please note that not all modules are available to exchange and visiting students. You will be contacted by the Department during early August or early December (depending on your start date) to discuss your module choices.

Teaching schedule

You can study in our department for the following periods only:-

  • Full academic year
  • Autumn Term only
  • Spring/Summer(combined)

Examination and assessment

Assessment is mainly by examination during the Common Examination Periods in January and the Summer Term, alternate assessment is not available or by assignment submitted via the VLE.

English language requirements

Undergraduate

IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. For more information see our undergraduate English language requirements.

Postgraduate

IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component. For more information see our postgraduate English language requirements.

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Undergraduate and postgraduate modules

Contact us

Dr Amanda Behm
International Officer
history-international-officer@york.ac.uk

History postgraduate contact
history-pg-enquiries@york.ac.uk

Related links

Department of History

Contact us

Dr Amanda Behm
International Officer
history-international-officer@york.ac.uk

History postgraduate contact
history-pg-enquiries@york.ac.uk

Related links

Department of History