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 5 Schools:
- School of the Arts
- School of Education, Language and Psychology
- School of Humanities
- School of Science, Technology and Health
- York Business School
Modules and credits
Please see above spreadsheet for a list of 2020-21 modules for incoming study abroad/exchange students (subject to change for 2021-22).
For more detailed module information please visit our online 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 Calendar 2020-21
|Arrival Days Semester 1/Year||Saturday 29th August or Sunday 30th August 2020|
|Orientation week||Monday 14 September 2020|
|Classes start for Semester 1||Monday 21 September 2020|
|Last day of class before the Christmas vacation||Friday 11 December 2020|
|Depart Accommodation for those leaving at Christmas||Saturday 12 December 2020|
|No teaching||Monday 4 January 2021|
|Exam Period||Monday 11 January - Wednesday 20 January 2021|
|End of Semester 1||Wednesday 20 January 2021|
|Depart accommodation for those leaving at the end of Semester 1||Wednesday 20 January 2021|
|Arrival Day Semester 2||Thursday 21 January 2021|
|Orientation||Friday 22 January - Saturday 23 January 2021|
|Classes start for Semester 2||Monday 25 January 2021|
|Last day of class before the Easter vacation||Friday 26 March 2021|
|Classes resume||Monday 19 April 2021|
|Exam Period||Tuesday 4 May 2021 to Friday 14 May 2021|
|End of Semester 2||Friday 28 May 2021|
|Depart accommodation for those leaving at the end of Semester 2||Saturday 29 May 2021|
Academic Calendar 2021-22
|Arrival Days Semester 1/Year||Saturday 11 September or Sunday 12 September 2021|
|Orientation week||Monday 13 September 2021|
|Classes start for Semester 1||Monday 20 September 2021|
|Reading Week (no classes)||Monday 15 November - Friday 19 November 2021|
|Last day of class before the Christmas vacation||Friday 10 December 2021|
|Depart Accommodation for those leaving at Christmas||Saturday 11 December 2021|
|No teaching||Monday 3 January 2022|
|Exam Period||Monday 10 January - Wednesday 19 January 2022|
|End of Semester 1||Wednesday 19 January 2022|
|Depart accommodation for those leaving at the end of Semester 1||Wednesday 19 January 2022|
|Arrival Day Semester 2||Thursday 20 January 2022|
|Orientation||Friday 21 January - Saturday 22 January 2022|
|Classes start for Semester 2||Monday 24 January 2022|
|Last day of class before the Easter vacation||Friday 1 April 2022|
|Classes resume||Monday 25 April 2022|
|Exam Period||Tuesday 3 May 2022 to Friday 13 May 2022|
|End of Semester 2||Friday 27 May 2022|
|Depart accommodation for those leaving at the end of Semester 2||Saturday 28 May 2022|