Module information and academic term dates for incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students.
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 academic schools:
- School of the Arts
- School of Education, Language and Psychology
- School of Humanities
- School of Science, Technology and Health
- York Business School
When you join us you will be allocated an academic tutor on arrival, for academic support throughout your exchange.
Modules and credits
You can see a full list of modules for Study Abroad and Exchange students in the module catalogue below. These modules are available for students arriving in 2021-22 and are subject to change for 2022-23.
You must choose your modules from the catalogue above. More detailed information for each module can be found on our online catalogue. Please note that not all modules on the online catalogue are available for incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students.
We operate a flexible modular structure which lets you 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 per semester transfers to:
- 15 US credits
- 15 Canadian credits
- 48 Australian credits
- 16 Japanese credits
- 15 Korean credits
- 30 ECTS.
Please check with your home institution for further details.
Teaching and assessment
You will study alongside our full degree students and complete the same assessments. These are usually written assignments or examinations.
An academic transcript of results will be sent to your home institution or you (if applicable) after your marks have been confirmed.
English Language and Study skills support
International students who may need free English language and study skills support should visit the Insessional Support & Language Development page.
Students can access the Insessional Support Language Development Moodle page for advice and resources and Insessional Support Language Development events page for free workshops and discussion events.
Our academic calendar is split into 2 semesters:
- Semester 1 runs from September to January (or December if there is an overlap of semester dates with your home institution)
- Semester 2 runs from January to May.
We welcome students for semester 1, semester 2 or the full year.
Academic calendar 2021-22
|Arrival Days for Semester 1 or full year||Saturday 25 September 2021
Sunday 26 September 2021
|Orientation Week||Monday 27 September 2021|
|Classes start||Monday 4 October 2021|
|Last day of classes before Christmas vacation||Friday 10 December 2021|
|First day of classes after Christmas||Monday 3 January 2022|
|Last day of teaching||Friday 21 January|
|End date for term 1 students||Saturday 22 January 2022|
|Exam Period||Monday 24 January to Friday 4 February 2022|
|End of Semester 1||Wednesday 2 February 2022|
|Depart accommodation for students leaving at the end of Semester 1||Wednesday 2 February 2022|
|Arrival Day for Semester 2||Thursday 3 February 2022|
|Orientation Days||Friday 4 February 2022
Saturday 5 February 2022
|Classes start||Monday 7 February 2022|
|Last day of classes before Easter vacation||Friday 1 April 2022|
|Easter Vacation||Monday 4 April to Friday 22 April 2022|
|Classes resume||Monday 25 April 2022|
|Exam Period||Monday 16 May to Thursday 27 May 2022|
|End of Semester 2||Friday 10 June 2022|
|Depart accommodation for students leaving at the end of Semester 2||Sunday 12 June 2022|
Academic calendar 2022-2023: TBC