The University of York has a long history of welcoming students from all over the world. Of our 20,000 plus students over 4,500 are from outside the UK, representing more than 150 countries. At York, you'll be sure to have an international educational experience! See why the choice is York

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In 2023, we welcomed 85 students from Latin America.

They're studying a range of subjects including Economics, Politics and Women's Studies.

Any questions?

Jenny is our Regional Manager for Latin America. Please don’t hesitate to contact her with any queries you might have about studying here.

Book an online appointment with Jenny

Jenny Gonzalez Hogg

Jenny Gonzalez Hogg

Regional Manager for Latin America

jenny.hogg@york.ac.uk
+44 7880 182897

Application information

Scholarships and funding

Funding, scholarships and loans

We offer a number of scholarships and funding opportunities for international students:

We award many international scholarships every year, recognising achievement by applying a tuition fee discount:

You could also be entitled to apply for the following competitive scholarships:

PRONABEC

Masters and PhD funding is available through the Beca Generación del Bicentenario scheme.

SERVIR - Reto Excelencia

Masters and PhD funding is available to Peruvians who have been working in the public sector for at least 2 years .

Popular programmes for SERVIR candidates include:
MSc Health Economics
MSc Economics and Public Policy
MA in International Political Economy
MPA Public Administration / MA in Public Administration and Public Policy / MPA in International Development
MPA Comparative Applied Social and Public Policy, Evaluation and Research
MA Social and Public Policy
MA Global Public Policy and International Business

As well as degrees in Education, Environment, Human Rights and Public health / Health research

Other sources of funding

There are a number of external funding bodies that exist to support study in the UK. Government departments, international agencies, charitable organisations and private companies may also be able to provide financial support for certain subject areas. If there is a local British Council office near you they can provide up-to-date advice on what is available for your country and you can search for scholarships online.

Undergraduate entry requirements

If you’re studying the Certificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa you will need to take an additional course before being able to apply for an undergraduate course at York. This could be A levels, the International Baccalaureate or a recognised foundation course.

Other post school qualifications may be considered for entry to York on a case by case basis.

To help you meet our undergraduate entry requirements, you can study a Foundation course through our International Pathway College. Explore our international pathways.

Course-specific requirements

Visit the course pages for details of the entry requirements specific to your chosen course. Some courses also have additional requirements such as work experience or submission of written work. 

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Postgraduate entry requirements

Postgraduate taught courses

For a postgraduate taught course such as a Masters, you would normally need a Licenciado/Professional Title degree from a recognised institution in a relevant subject. The score you will need depends on which university you attended in Peru and which subject you are applying to.

Typically you would need at least the equivalent to a UK upper second class honours degree (2:1), however some courses will accept lower second class honours degrees (2:2). Actual requirements will vary by course.

  • A Licenciado/Professional Title degree or Bachiller degree with a score of 13 out of 20 for public/state institutions (15 out of 20 for private institutions) is considered comparable to a UK 2:1
  • Licenciado/Professional Title degree or Bachiller degree with a score of 12 out of 20 for public/state institutions (14 out of 20 for private institutions) is considered comparable to a UK 2:2

Research degrees

For a research degree such as an MPhil or a PhD, you would normally need a Bachelors degree, plus either a Masters degree in a relevant subject, or some experience of conducting research.

International Pathway College

To help you meet our postgraduate entry requirements, you can study a Pre-Masters course through our International Pathway College. Explore our international pathways.

Course-specific requirements

Visit the course page for details of the entry requirements specific to your chosen course. Some courses also have additional entry requirements such as work experience or submission of written work.

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English language requirements

English language requirements vary by academic department.

English language support

We can help you with your English language skills both before and during your studies.

Fees information

Fees

Find out how much our courses cost:

Living costs and additional expenses

Use our living cost guides to plan your budget:

How to apply

Undergraduate

To apply to York, you will need to complete an application via UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service).

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Clearing 2024

Already got your results? We can advise on whether we can offer you a Clearing place.

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Postgraduate

You can apply online for taught Masters courses and research degrees. You can apply all year round in most cases but we recommend that you apply as early as possible due to competition for places and funding application deadlines.

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Support for you in your country

If you wish to receive extra support when applying to study in the UK, you can choose to be counselled by an agent. The University of York is partnered with numerous education agents around the world, who are carefully selected and regularly trained by the University.

Students who choose to be counselled by an agent should expect the following standards of service:

  • Agent representatives will support you throughout the application process, including advice when preparing and submitting required documents
  • Agent representatives will have full access to your data within your application and may discuss your application in full with the University of York
  • Agent representatives should be honest and accurate when communicating with you about the University, and vice versa
  • Agent representatives will conduct themselves with fairness and integrity at all times and are subject to a rigorous selection and ongoing training process by the University of York.

It is important to us that you are satisfied with the service that you receive from an agent. You can provide feedback to us by completing the agent feedback form. All responses are anonymous. If you have any questions please contact international@york.ac.uk.

Below is a list of partners that we highly recommend based on the country from which you are applying. The services provided can vary, as can the fees (some services are free of charge). We recommend that you use the web links provided to research your options thoroughly before making a final decision.

Our agent partners

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Student societies

There are over 200 social, cultural and religious student-led societies that you can join at York including the International Students' Association (ISA).