When I was looking for courses, I didn’t want to just do one subject, which narrowed down my choices significantly. While Natural Sciences caught my attention, a lot of universities just offered Chemistry, Physics, and Biology which wasn’t the type of variety I was looking for. York’s Natural Sciences course caught my attention because of … Continue reading Studying in the School of Natural Sciences
Hi! I’m Olivia and I study Global Development at the University of York. I just wanted to let you know about what a typical week could look like as a Global Development student. In my blog I will give examples of possible modules and what this translates to in contact hours. I will run through the opportunities that are available to Global Development students, many of which are displayed in the weekly politics department newsletter. Finally, I will cover some assessment material and what you could expect. I love my Global Development degree, and hopefully this blog will excite you to start studying this interesting subject too!
I would love to talk to you about the multidisciplinary approach to studying Music at York. This is through modules, facilities, and events. If you have interests across different areas of musical study and want to explore and combine them, then read on! I will discuss how staff approach the studies of musicology, performance and … Continue reading The multidisciplinary approach to studying music at York
Hi everyone, I’m Anna, a 3rd-year student at the University of York studying English and Related Literature. I’m here to tell you a bit about why I chose to study at the University of York and how you can get the best out of your university experience as an English Literature student. One of the main reasons I chose to study English at York was the flexibility of the course and the diverse module catalogue. In my blog post, you can read about how you can use this flexibility to shape your future career and explore more practice-based aspects of studying English Literature. While you might feel that it’s a bit early for you to start thinking about career options, it’s always good to know what options are there and how the English department can help support you.
Moving away to university is a big life change, but one you should definitely be excited about. It’s a chance to study something you love, surrounded by other students just like you, as well as intellectuals conducting innovative research into a variety of different things. Or it’s an opportunity to get a degree that will … Continue reading Four things to look forward to about studying languages at York
Innovative modules and assignments The great thing about studying Social Policy at York is the innovative modules we get to do! Imagine one minute you’re working with prisoners at HMP Buckley Hall and the next, you’re playing the role of Secretary of State for Health trying to get funding from the Treasury for your latest … Continue reading 5 things to look forward to about studying Social Policy at York
There are so many things I love about Natural Sciences at York. It was really tricky to only pick four – even after restricting myself to course-related things. Broad range of content To have picked Natural Science as your degree, you clearly love the breadth of topics covered by the sciences. The York program delivers … Continue reading Natural Sciences at York: four things to look forward
So what is a Post Offer Visit Day? A Post Offer Visit Day is when you’ve received an offer from a university that you’ve applied to and they invite you to their University for the day. You’ll get to walk around what could be your new home for the next few years and you can … Continue reading What is a Post Offer Visit Day and why should you go?
Academic Variety Lecturers uses lots of different teaching methods. Some days are mainly plenaries (our name for interactive lectures). Plenaries can be fast-paced and full of information. They’re always recorded in case you miss anything and want to catch up. Some plenaries offer lots of opportunities for debate, others have really interesting guest speakers. Some … Continue reading Five Things to Look Forward to about Law at York