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Top 10 in the Research Excellence Framework. and Complete Univesity Guide 2016

David Miliband with Politics Students

97% of graduates in 2011/12 (latest figures) secured employment or further study

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Our degree courses at the University of York place you at the heart of current political thinking, research and debate.

Professor Matthew Festenstein

Head of the Department of Politics

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I really couldn’t imagine being anywhere else! My degree has allowed me to study a broad range of subjects, from classic British politics and the politics of development, to South African and Indian politics.

Oliver, BA Politics

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Research

Ranked 8th in the UK (REF 2014), our expertise includes:

Our UoY Politics Society has lots of exciting events for you to get involed with.