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York is a high-performing, research-intensive Russell Group university and one of the world’s premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research. Our focus on teaching and research excellence has resulted in consistently high rankings in the UK and a first-class reputation across the globe.
In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 we are in the world top 50 for Arts and Humanities, top 100 for Social Sciences and top 50 of the world’s most international universities.
York is a campus university located around 20 minutes walk from the city of York, in the north east of England. The University guarantees accommodation for international students and offers a range of typically three-year bachelors degrees in predominately academic subjects, as well as opportunities to add a year in industry or a year studying abroad. Students from more than 150 countries are studying here.
Law LLB (Hons)
Learn to use skills of analysis, reasoning and judgement to tackle topical questions with ethical, political and social dimensions, as well as the legal aspects of ordinary, everyday interaction.
Our distinctive LLB degree combines academic rigour with applied, practical and interdisciplinary perspectives, ensuring you develop an understanding of law in all its contexts.
We are the only law school in the UK to use a problem-based learning approach as the basis for our undergraduate programmes. We believe this modern, practical method will help you to develop the skills and techniques you will need to stand out as a professional. Our three learning streams allow you to choose a pathway based on your interests, while fitting closely together to form an integrated and comprehensive course.
We want you to feel a part of our vibrant community from day one. Our highly approachable, expert tutors are committed to providing you with high-quality teaching, feedback and support. Staff and students work alongside each other in the friendly and supportive surroundings of our purpose-built law school.
Accounting, Business Finance and Management BSc (Hons)
Accounting is the language of business. It gives managers, investors and governments the information they need to make financially-sound decisions.
In the increasingly complex modern business environment, there is a high demand for skilled professionals who can work flexibly in teams across business boundaries. You’ll need strategic focus and the ability to influence decision making and apply judgement responsibly.
This course places accounting and finance skills in a broader business context. You’ll gain the technical skills and problem solving abilities you might expect from an accounting and finance programme, but will have also have the opportunity to develop strong communication skills, a broad commercial awareness and a critical approach to business problems.
Actuarial Science BSc (Hons)
Successful actuaries use mathematical skill and business acumen to solve financial problems related to risk and uncertainty.
This degree combines the expertise of the York Management School and the Department of Mathematics, giving you access to world-class academics at the cutting edge of research in their fields.
You'll sharpen your mathematical skills and statistical reasoning, using advanced calculus, algebra, probability and statistics. In parallel you'll study economics, finance and accounting, developing your understanding of the wider context of actuarial work.
On successfully completing this course, you will be a multi-faceted and highly employable graduate with the financial and business skills required to qualify as a professional actuary.
Applied Social Science BA (Hons)
Combine a broad and balanced foundation in the social sciences with an exploration of a range of social problems such as poverty, unemployment, crime, child abuse, pollution and environmental damage.
With the breadth of knowledge and transferable skills you'll gain on this course, you'll be well placed to pursue a career in a number of fields, especially in the public and voluntary sectors as a policy advisor, policy analyst, researcher, campaigner, journalist or civil servant.
Archaeology BA (Hons)
Archaeology is the gateway to our past. By studying material remains throughout history, we can explore what it means to be human.
We cover the whole of the human past, from human origins to contemporary archaeology. Our courses will develop your skills in a broad range of archaeological methods across the arts and sciences, through a combination of hands-on learning and small group teaching.
Our department is renowned for being friendly and welcoming, meaning you'll get to know your lecturers and they'll get to know you. You'll have endless opportunities to get involved, from joining the Archaeology Society to working abroad on a research project. We're based in the King's Manor in the city centre - a beautiful and truly unique Medieval building, with additional state-of-the-art facilities on the main campus.