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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Engineering the Future: Creating the Amazing (FutureLearn)

Jun 21st 2021
Engineering the Future: Creating the Amazing (FutureLearn)
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Learn more about the fascinating world of engineering, and discover where an engineering degree could take you. Learn what key skills and knowledge you need to study engineering. Engineering has played an immeasurable role in the advancement of our society and planet. On this course, you will get an [...]
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Next Steps to University: From Choosing A Course to Your First Assessment (FutureLearn)

Jun 14th 2021
Next Steps to University: From Choosing A Course to Your First Assessment (FutureLearn)
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Learn what to expect from going to university in the UK and how to make the most of your university experience. From making friends to independent study, get helpful tips for university life. Going to university might be one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. On this course, [...]
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Jun 14th 2021
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Digital Wellbeing (FutureLearn)

May 10th 2021
Digital Wellbeing (FutureLearn)
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Do digital technologies affect our wellbeing? Explore the concepts of health, relationships and society in the digital age. Discover how digital technology affects our wellbeing. What is the impact of digital technology on our health, relationships and society? How do we ensure our own digital wellbeing? Explore the answers [...]
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Tackling Environmental Challenges for a Sustainable Future (FutureLearn)

Apr 12th 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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Returning to Education as a Mature Student (FutureLearn)

Mar 29th 2021
Returning to Education as a Mature Student (FutureLearn)
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Thinking of returning to education as a mature student? Make sense of higher education and reflect on your next steps. Understand how to succeed as a mature student. What is a mature student? What life and work experience can mature learners bring to the learning environment? Answer these questions [...]
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Mar 29th 2021
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Pictures of Youth: An Introduction to Children’s Visual Culture (FutureLearn)

Mar 22nd 2021
Pictures of Youth: An Introduction to Children’s Visual Culture (FutureLearn)
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Explore visual culture for children and young people including, picturebooks, comics, film, television and drama. Explore contemporary visual children's culture with leading experts in the field. In a world where young people are surrounded by an ever increasing range of media, visual analysis of children’s culture is becoming increasingly [...]
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Poetry: How to Read a Poem (FutureLearn)

Jan 18th 2021
Poetry: How to Read a Poem (FutureLearn)
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Discover what poetry can tell us about human emotion and learn key ideas and techniques for understanding and interpreting verse. Dive into the wonderful world of poetry and learn how to analyse a poem. Humans have communicated their thoughts, ideas, and feelings through poetry throughout history. At its best, [...]
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Introduction to Cognitive Psychology: An Experimental Science (FutureLearn)

Sep 21st 2020
Introduction to Cognitive Psychology: An Experimental Science (FutureLearn)
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Learn how to use cognitive psychology experiments to explore the internal workings of the mind with this online psychology course. Learn how to conduct, analyse and understand cognitive psychology experiments. Cognitive psychology is the scientific study of internal mental processes. On this course, you will be introduced to two [...]
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An Introduction to Sociolinguistics: Accents, Attitudes and Identity (FutureLearn)

Jul 13th 2020
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 13th 2020
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 13th 2020
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49.00 EUR