University of York

University of York


Research in the Department is focussed around four substantive research clusters and research units: Gender Sexuality and Inequalities; Language and Social Interaction; Science Health and Technology; Culture Values and Practices. You can choose whether to work with a particular member of staff on independent research or you can conduct your research within one of the department's research units.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a UK 2.1 or international equivalent in the relevant subject. Normally, you will have a good undergraduate degree in a social science discipline, or in a discipline related to the research area in which you intend to work. If you are applying for a research degree, you are asked on the application form to provide a brief outline of your proposed research area.

Sponsorship information

University offers range of studentships and scholarships for full-time graduate students, bursaries (40% of fee) for part-time students, scholarships (on competitive basis) for overseas candidates of high academic ability, limited number of bursaries (contribution towards tuition fees) for self-financing students who meet unexpected financial problems; ESRC offers studentships.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 4,165 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPhil Full-time £ 14,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time £ 2,083 per Academic year (home fees) 6 years
PhD Part-time £ 7,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 323044