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University of York EXC
York, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2),
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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Program Description:


University of York
Location: York
Year established: 1963
Student population: 16,500
Starting out with only 230 students, the University of York’s population has soared along with its reputation as an academic powerhouse. The University’s alumni include international best-selling author Jung Chang, Times Editor John Witherow and 10 Members of Parliament.
Located within walking distance of historic York’s city centre, the Heslington campus is home to the University’s eight colleges and most of its departments. Several departments are located at the historic King’s Manor. A multi-million dollar expansion plan in recent years has resulted in seven new buildings, some of which will house the Faculties of Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences.
Unique Characteristics
York University is known for the excellence of its teaching, its social inclusion and the strength of its research.
York is a world famous city of extraordinary cultural and historical wealth. Magnificent 13th Century walls enclose a spider web of narrow streets, numerous bars and restaurants and one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world. The heritage city attracts hordes of tourists, especially in the summer months.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university.

Subject Area/s:

Arts and Social Sciences



Information Technology



Social Work



Exclusions apply: Medicine and Health Sciences.
Restrictions: Psychology restricted to full-year exchange students.

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Spring/Summer: Early January to mid-June
Autumn: Late September to early December

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University


60 credits

The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System

First Class: 70-100
Upper Second Class: 60-69
Lower Second Class: 50-59
Third Class: 40-49
Fail: 0-39

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period.


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English.
Language Requirements
Non-native speakers of English will need to demonstrate that they meet the language requirements.

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What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city.

Housing options are offered by the host university.
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

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Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university.
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.
Orientation will be held prior to the start of semester.

Support Services 
A range of support services are available to students at the host university. 

Information from the host university.
Information from the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration.

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Student Experiences

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