York St John University is known for its academic excellence and responsive nature, always putting the student at the heart of everything it does.
We are home to nine Schools:
- York Business School
- School of Art, Design and Computer Science
- School of Education
- School of Health Sciences
- School of Humanities, Religion and Philosophy
- School of Languages and Linguistics
- School of Performance and Media Production
- School of Psychological and Social Sciences
- School of Sport
Modules and credits
Please see attached spreadsheet for a list of 2017-18 modules for incoming study abroad/exchange students (subject to change for 2018-19).
For more detailed module information please visit our module catalogue. Please note that not all modules on the online catalogue are available for incoming study abroad/exchange students.
We operate a flexible modular structure enabling you to choose the modules most suited to you and your course.
- A full-time workload is 60 York St John University credits per semester.
- Most modules are worth 10 or 20 credits.
- 60 York St John University credits transfer to 30 ECTS credits or 15 US credits.
Teaching and Assessment
You will study alongside our full degree students and complete the same assessments, which are usually written assignments or examinations. An academic transcript of results will be sent to you at the end of your period of study.
Our academic year is split into two semesters:
Semester one runs from September to December/January.
Semester two runs from January to May.
We welcome students for semester one, semester two or the full year.
Academic Year 2017-18
|Arrival Days Semester 1/Year||Saturday 9 September or Sunday 10 September 2017|
|Orientation week||Monday 11 September 2017|
|Classes start for Semester 1||Monday 18 September 2017|
|Reading Week (no classes)||Monday 13 November to Friday 17 November 2017|
|Last day of class before the Christmas vacation||Friday 8 December 2017|
|Depart Accommodation for those leaving at Christmas||Saturday 9 December 2017|
|Assessment Period (no teaching)||Wednesday 3 January 2018|
|Exam Period||8 - 12 January 2018|
|End of Semester 1||Friday 12 January 2018|
|Depart accommodation for those leaving at the end of Semester 1||Saturday 13 January 2018|
|Arrival day for new students||Sunday 14 January 2018|
|Orientation||Monday 15 January 2018|
|Classes start for Semester 2||Monday 22 January 2018|
|Last day of class before Easter vacation||Friday 23 March 2018|
|Classes resume||Monday 16 April 2018|
|Exam period||30 April - 11 May 2018|
|End of Semester 2||Friday 18 May 2018|
|Depart accommodation for those leaving at the end of Semester 2||Saturday 19 May 2018|
Academic Year 2018-19
|Arrival Days Semester 1/Year||Saturday 15 September or Sunday 16 September 2018|
|Orientation week||Monday 17 September 2018|
|Classes start for Semester 1||Monday 24 September 2018|
|Reading Week (no classes)||Monday 19 November to Friday 23 November 2018|
|Last day of class before the Christmas vacation||Friday 14 December 2018|
|Depart Accommodation for those leaving at Christmas||Saturday 15 December 2018|
|Assessment Period (no teaching)||Monday 7 January 2019|
|Exam Period||14 - 23 January 2019|
|End of Semester 1||Wednesday 23 January 2019|
|Depart accommodation for those leaving at the end of Semester 1||Wednesday 23 January 2019|
|Arrival Days Semester 2||Thursday 24 January 2019|
|Orientation||Friday 25 January and Saturday 26 January 2019|
|Classes start for Semester 2||Monday 28 January 2019|
|Last day of class before the Easter vacation||Friday 5th April 2019|
|Classes resume||Monday 29th April 2019|
|Exam Period||Tuesday 7th May 2019 to Friday 17th May 2019|
|End of Semester 2||Friday 31st May 2019|
|Depart accommodation for those leaving at the end of Semester 2||Saturday 1st June 2019|