University of York

The University of York combines the pursuit of academic excellence with a culture of inclusion, which encourages everyone – from a variety of backgrounds – to achieve their best. We are a high-performing, research-intensive Russell Group university, committed to providing an environment where great minds can thrive.
We support our students’ ambitions by offering opportunities to develop and grow, and to learn from the diverse skills and perspectives in our community. Through this approach, we create independent critical thinkers of the future who prosper in a global workplace.
York’s diverse community makes it an inspiring and exciting place to work. Our academics are world-leading in their field, undertaking research that has a global impact and is supported by an informal culture which fosters interdisciplinary collaboration. At York, students are taught by these researchers and benefit from their extensive knowledge and real-world experience.
Situated in the historic and cosmopolitan city of York, the University’s green and open campus is an excellent environment in which to live and to learn.
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Intelligent Systems: An Introduction to Deep Learning and Autonomous Systems (FutureLearn)

Discover the benefits and risks of deep learning and its uses in systems such as assistive technology and facial recognition. Delve into the inner workings of deep learning. From Ada Lovelace until the first decade of this century, we have relied on expert computer programmers to design and write [...]
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Logic: The Language of Truth (FutureLearn)

Sep 20th 2021
Logic: The Language of Truth (FutureLearn)
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Learn how to use logic to evaluate arguments and discover more about philosophical concepts like truth-tables and logical form. Understand and evaluate arguments using philosophical theory. If you believe Mickey is a big mouse and Dumbo is a small elephant, then you must also believe that Mickey is a [...]
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Frontier Physics, Future Technologies (FutureLearn)

Aug 2nd 2021
Frontier Physics, Future Technologies (FutureLearn)
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Expand your understanding of modern physics and discover how we can solve societal problems by developing future technologies. Explore the mysteries of the universe through cutting-edge physics. Physics is the most fundamental of the sciences. By studying the properties of energy and matter, physicists aim to explain the many mysteries [...]
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Understanding and Solving Poverty and Inequality (FutuLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
Understanding and Solving Poverty and Inequality (FutuLearn)
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Delve into the history of poverty and inequality across the globe, and explore potential solutions to these social issues. Develop your understanding of current social issues. The understanding and dissection of poverty and inequality are fundamental to understanding how people’s experience of the welfare state [...]
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Jul 26th 2021
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Bioeconomy: How Renewable Resources Can Help the Future of Our Planet (FutureLearn)

Jul 26th 2021
Bioeconomy: How Renewable Resources Can Help the Future of Our Planet (FutureLearn)
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Explore the sustainable technologies, strategies, and careers helping the world transition to a biobased economy. Investigate how you can utilise renewable resources. With a predicted global population of nine billion people in 2050, a well-documented climate crisis, and a global food waste problem, the world needs to [...]
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An Introduction to Sociolinguistics: Accents, Attitudes and Identity (FutureLearn)

Jul 12th 2021
An Introduction to Sociolinguistics: Accents, Attitudes and Identity (FutureLearn)
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Learn how sociolinguists explore the relationship between language and the expression of personal, social and cultural identity. We all have preferred accents and ways of speaking, but what makes something ‘good’ or ‘bad’ English? On this course, you will explore where our attitudes to language come from, how they [...]
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The Biology of Bugs, Brains, and Beasts (FutureLearn)

Jul 12th 2021
The Biology of Bugs, Brains, and Beasts (FutureLearn)
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Improve your understanding of some of the key concepts in A level biology and discover what's involved in higher level study. Prepare for university study with this online biology course. Are you a student in sixth form and thinking of studying at university? On this course, you will use [...]
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Jul 12th 2021
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From Crime to Punishment: an Introduction to Criminal Justice (FutureLearn)

Jul 12th 2021
From Crime to Punishment: an Introduction to Criminal Justice (FutureLearn)
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What is crime? How does criminal justice work in England and Wales? Find out more by following a case through the system. What happens when a crime is allegedly committed in the UK? Now’s your chance to find out. On this course you’ll follow a suspect through the journey [...]
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Tackling Environmental Challenges for a Sustainable Future (FutureLearn)

Jul 5th 2021
Tackling Environmental Challenges for a Sustainable Future (FutureLearn)
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Discover how environmental research can inform how we respond to and solve the major global environmental issues of today. Explore sustainable solutions to environmental issues like changing glaciers. Our energy use is unsustainable, we’re producing waste plastic that’s endangering oceans, and large parts of the natural world are disappearing. [...]
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Introduction to Nursing: Bioscience, Psychology, and Sociology (FutureLearn)

Jun 28th 2021
Introduction to Nursing: Bioscience, Psychology, and Sociology (FutureLearn)
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Explore the diverse skills and knowledge required to be a nurse and find out where a career in nursing could take you. Explore the exciting possibilities of a career in nursing. Most people will have interacted with a qualified nurse during their lifetime, but the profession remains largely misunderstood. [...]
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