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Postgraduate Education

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At York you will receive a high quality education from a world-renowned university located in one of the most beautiful and historic cities in England. We are a very friendly and welcoming community and you will have the opportunity to play an active role in helping shape its future.

You can choose from a range of postgraduate degree programmes, taught in an open and supportive environment that encourages frequent interaction between staff and students, and individualised personal supervision. There is a strong international dimension to our work and students come to the department from across the globe. 

Our taught Masters courses

Or, find another course.


We offer PGCE Secondary (11-16 with Post 16 enhancement) and PGCE Primary. We pride ourselves on our feet-on-the-ground approach, with two-thirds of your time spent in schools. You'll receive in-depth subject specific training from our tutor and mentor teams to give you the best foundation for your career.

We offer teacher training in the following subjects:

PGCE Secondary

PGCE Primary

Our research degrees

We also offer the following research degrees:

Why study Education at York

5th in the UK

for research according to the Times Higher Education’s ranking of the latest REF results (2021)

Global networking

We host the Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice, meaning you will have opportunities to connect with researchers and students from across the world.

Join an active academic community

Talks, workshops and seminars give you opportunities to get involved with our active academic community and keep up to date with cutting edge research

Masters Taster Day

13 March 2024, 1pm to 5pm GMT

Get a taste of why so many people love living and learning at the University of York. Join us on 13 March to:

  • check out our campus
  • meet your academic department
  • speak to our student services teams
  • hear postgraduate presentations.

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