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Study, work or volunteer abroad

Get a global learning experience that will enhance your career prospects.

It may be possible to work, study or volunteer abroad as part of your Masters from two weeks to a few months in the summer.

These life-changing opportunities add an enriching dimension to your study. You'll make connections that will enhance your career prospects and you'll gain a new perspective in your field of expertise.

Opportunities abroad


York has links with top academic institutions and employers all over the world. Though where you can go may depend on your area of study, you don't have to decide whether you'd like to apply to study, work or volunteer abroad as part of your degree until you arrive at York.

However long you go for, you'll have a challenging and rewarding experience, see a different culture and gain a new set of skills to impress potential employers.

Visiting students

Already studying a postgraduate degree at another university? If you'd like to experience life at an overseas university, you can apply to spend time at York as a visiting student.