York has a long history of welcoming students from all over the world. Of our 16,000 students nearly 3,000 are from outside of the UK and they represent over 170 countries. At York you'll be sure to have an international educational experience!

Studying with us at the moment we have 24 students from Russia. They are studying a range of subjects including English, Psychology, and Sociology.

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Adina is our International Officer for Central and South Asia. Please don’t hesitate to contact her with any queries you might have about studying here.

Adina Timofei

Adina Timofei

International Officer for Central and South Asia

adina.timofei@york.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1904 322152
Adina.Timofei.York

Application information

Scholarships and funding

Funding, scholarships and loans

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

We are pleased to offer ten Vice-Chancellor's scholarships for exceptionally high-achieving undergraduate and postgraduate taught students, offering £5,000 for each year of study. These scholarships are open to students of any non-EU country.

Country-specific funding and scholarships

University of York's Country-specific Academic Excellence scholarships
Offering £5,000 for the first year of study to high-ability undergraduate and postgraduate taught students.

Russian Government Global Education

The University of York is on the list of approved institutions for the Russian Government Global Education Programme.

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. A good starting point is to contact your local British Council office. 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've completed the Attestat o Srednam Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education and Certificate of Unified State Examination) 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. 

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 bachelors degree or Specialist Diploma from a recognised institution.

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

  • A score of 4.3 out of 5.0 is considered comparable to a UK 2:1
  • A score of 4.0 out of 5.0 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.

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).

Apply for an undergraduate course

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.

Apply for a postgraduate taught course

Apply for a research degree

Meet us in your country

Visits to your country
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18 - 22 January 2018 Moscow

Agent exhibition

Support for you in your country

We have a number of agents in Russia that can provide you with more information about the University and our application process. Our representatives are:

You could also seek advice from the British Council in Russia.

Student societies

There are over 180 social, cultural and religious student-led societies that you can join at York including the International Students' Association (ISA).

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Ask a current student about what it's like to live and study in York. We'll try to connect you with a student from your region.

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Thinking about postgraduate study?

Our virtual open days are an ideal opportunity to chat online to staff and current students about your study options, funding opportunities, the application process and life at York.

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