The minimum requirement for entry to research
degree study at York St John is normally an upper second class
honours degree (2.1) or a postgraduate Masters degree, in a
discipline that is relevant to the proposed research.
Advice on equivalent levels of international
qualifications, e.g. overseas degrees, may be sought from the
International Admissions Manager, Nicholas Linley, E: firstname.lastname@example.org.
York St John University requires applicants
whose first language is not English to meet the University of
Leeds’ minimum English language entry requirements for research
These are currently one of
- Successful completion of a Bachelors or Masters degree at a
University in a majority English speaking country, where the
language of tuition has been English;
- The British Council IELTS band score 6.0 overall (with not less
than 5.5 in any component score);
- An IBT TOEFL score of 87 overall (with no less than 20 in
listening, 20 in reading, 22 in speaking and 21 in writing);
- Or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) of 59 overall, with
no less than 59 in any component).
IELTS, TOEFL or PTE tests must have been
completed within the last two years.
Where students have satisfied these English
language requirements, but further English language training needs
are identified after admission, further training is available.