Postgraduate Study

  • York is a community of nearly 4,000 postgraduate students at a research-intensive Russell Group university.
  • Whether studying for a Masters or a research degree, students are taught by, and work with staff who are at the forefront of their fields and who are committed to extending these developments to others through their teaching.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 4,020 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 80%
  • Part Time 20%

Domicile

  • UK 51%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 41%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Social studies 178 583 761
Education 86 482 568
Historical & philosophical studies 193 275 468
Business & administrative studies 39 367 406
Physical sciences 296 74 370
Biological sciences 172 126 298
Computer science 112 117 229
Languages 102 98 200
Engineering & technology 86 114 200
Creative arts & design 69 96 165
Subjects allied to medicine 35 98 133
Mathematical sciences 43 72 115
Law 10 42 52
Mass communications & documentation 3 17 20
Medicine & dentistry 19 0 19
Architecture, building & planning 3 15 18

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,650
Mixed -
Laboratory £7,000
Clinical £9,000