University York is one of the prestigious Russell Group of leading research institutions, the University of York has been consistently recognised for its excellence, and was ranked in the Top 15 UK universities and 113th in the world this year. Part of the university’s success is based on its commitment to world-class academic and recreational facilities, investing in 20 new buildings since 2000 and recently agreeing a £750m campus extension. The university was also ranked in the top 10 for Research impact in 2014 with 83% of its research considered ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent.
Located in a city known for being very safe and student-friendly, the University of York is home to 16,000 students, almost a quarter of whom are international students representing 120 nationalities. This creates an open-minded and welcoming setting for students from all over the world, who recently voted the university 1st in the UK for international student experience. The city also boasts a rich blend of cultural heritage and a wealth of shopping, leisure and nightlife, creating the perfect environment for international students to develop their skills, make friends and experience life in a quintessential UK city. York is situated in one of the most naturally beautiful parts of the UK, and has excellent transport links to other popular destinations like London, Manchester and Leeds, and a range of international airports.
A new International Pathway College opens at the University of York in September 2016, offering an on-campus route to bachelors and masters degrees. The University of York International Pathway College courses give you the core academic skills, essential subject knowledge and key English language ability needed for successful study at the University of York. Progression to a bachelors or masters degree is guaranteed when you complete your Pathway College course at the required level. You will also benefit from full access to University of York facilities.
Intakes: January, May & September
Foundation Certificates are available in the following disciplines