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)

May 9th 2022
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 [...]

WISDOM - Tomorrow’s Doctor, Today: Supporting Today’s Expert Generalist GP (FutureLearn)

May 2nd 2022
WISDOM - Tomorrow’s Doctor, Today: Supporting Today’s Expert Generalist GP (FutureLearn)
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Develop professional skills needed for modern clinical practice to empower yourself as a future generalist doctor. Explore your changing role as a GP in the modern world. General Practitioner (GP) roles are changing and so is the scope of professional skills needed for clinical practice. Healthcare professionals are more [...]

Lights, Camera, Computer - Action! How Digital Technology is Transforming Film, TV, and Gaming (FutureLearn)

Discover the emerging technologies shaping the future of storytelling and how you can start a career in the screen industry. Investigate the impact of technology on digital storytelling. On this three-week course from Screen Industries Growth Network (SIGN), you’ll explore the impact technology has already had on storytelling in [...]

Introduction to Behavioural Activation for Depression (FutureLearn)

Jan 10th 2022
Introduction to Behavioural Activation for Depression (FutureLearn)
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Discover behavioural activation and how it can be used to help depression by stimulating our interest in day-to-day activities. Develop knowledge about depression and how activity can ‘make or break’ our mood. With an increased awareness and understanding of mental health, more and more people are seeking to learn [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Frontier Physics, Future Technologies (FutureLearn)

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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 [...]

Understanding and Solving Poverty and Inequality (FutuLearn)

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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 [...]

Bioeconomy: How Renewable Resources Can Help the Future of Our Planet (FutureLearn)

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 [...]

An Introduction to Sociolinguistics: Accents, Attitudes and Identity (FutureLearn)

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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 [...]