What will I learn?

In an increasingly complex world, our research is penetrating deep into how decisions on risk are made and how they are shaped by technological, social and cultural factors. By drawing on our understanding of these factors, we can provide government and industry with improved risk models and help influence policies resulting in better-informed decision making.

Research topics

  • Evidencing environmental risk
  • Understanding health
  • Informing political decisions
  • Evidence for economic action

Which department am I in?

Economics and Related Studies

Study options

Full Time (Variable - to suit the learner)

Tuition fees
£17,750.00 (US$ 23,480) per year
Classroom-based degrees: Full-time: £17,750, Part-time: £8,875

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022


University of York



YO10 5DD, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Students need at least the equivalent to a UK upper second-class (2:1) honours degree and, in some cases, a master’s degree. Actual requirements vary by course. IELTS: 6.5, with no less than 6.0 in each component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of York

“The University of York is based in the historic city of York, regularly named one of the best places to live and visit in the UK.”

  • 94 per cent graduate employment rate
  • Part of the Russell Group of 24 leading UK universities
  • York is consistently ranked as one of the top UK universities
  • International scholarships available

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