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 2019-20 modules for incoming study abroad/exchange students (subject to change for 2020-21).
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 Calendar 2019-20
|Arrival Days Semester 1/Year||Saturday 14 September or Sunday 15 September 2019|
|Orientation week||Monday 16 September 2019|
|Classes start for Semester 1||Monday 23 September 2019|
|Reading Week (no classes)||Monday 18 November to Friday 22 November 2019|
|Last day of class before the Christmas vacation||Friday 13 December 2019|
|Depart Accommodation for those leaving at Christmas||Saturday 14 December 2019|
|Assessment Period (no teaching)||Monday 6 January 2020|
|Exam Period||Monday 13 - 23 January 2020|
|End of Semester 1||Thursday 23 January 2020|
|Depart accommodation for those leaving at the end of Semester 1||Thursday 23 January 2020|
|Arrival Day Semester 2||Thursday 23rd January 2020|
|Orientation||Friday 24th January - Saturday 25th January|
|Classes start for Semester 2||Monday 27 January 2020|
|Last day of class before the Easter vacation||Friday 27 March 2020|
|Classes resume||Monday 20 April 2020|
|Exam Period||Tuesday 5 May 2020 to Friday 15 May 2020|
|End of Semester 2||Friday 29 May 2020|
|Depart accommodation for those leaving at the end of Semester 2||Saturday 30 May 2020|
Academic Calendar 2020-21
|Arrival Days Semester 1/Year||Saturday 12 September or Sunday 13 September 2020|
|Orientation week||Monday 14 September 2020|
|Classes start for Semester 1||Monday 21 September 2020|
|Reading Week (no classes)||Monday 19 October - Friday 23 October 2020|
|Last day of class before the Christmas vacation||Friday 11 December 2020|
|Depart Accommodation for those leaving at Christmas||Saturday 12 December 2020|
|Assessment Period (no teaching)||Monday 6 January 2021|
|Exam Period||Monday 11 - 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 2020 to Friday 15 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|