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A Masters qualification from York can act as a springboard to a new or advanced career, or progress into research.

Join us and you’ll work with renowned academics at the forefront of their fields and become part of our vibrant community of creative and critical thinkers.

Virtual Open Days

Talk to staff and current students about postgraduate life at York at one of our Virtual Open Days from the 20 - 22 November.

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Why York?

From the moment you arrive as a Masters student at York, we're committed to strengthening your understanding of your subject and helping you develop the skills employers are looking for in the global marketplace. You'll benefit from our cutting edge research facilities, extensive library, and research-led programmes designed and delivered by staff at the forefront of their subjects.

More reasons to choose York

Graduate Students' Association (GSA)

We're one of only a few universities in the UK to have an independent student-led organisation specifically for postgraduates. 

The GSA is led by a team of elected officers who are all York students or recent graduates. They're here to help you make the most of your time at York.

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Fatma and Charlotte, our GSA officers for 2017/18.

"The single best thing about my MA experience was the genuine sense of academic expertise and encouragement I felt from everyone I met.”

Christopher Clemo, SEO and Social Media Analyst, Telegraph Media Group (MA Social Media and Social Research)

Graduate life

Discover our outstanding study spaces, cafés, theatres, nursery, sports facilities, college life, events and more.

Your career

Tap into into our employer networks, specialist careers support and study abroad opportunities.


We have a variety of postgraduate accommodation, on and close to campus, including options for families and couples.

International students

Join our diverse community of students and staff from over 170 countries.

York life

Get to know our vibrant, contemporary city, renowned for its rich culture and heritage.

Distance learning students

Become part of our online community and support network for distance learners.

"I chose the University of York because the Masters courses on offer are quite intensive. That appealed to me and of course, the University of York is part of the Russell Group which is important.

Nachiket, Digital Film and Television Production MA student

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