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Top Ten in the Sunday Times University Guide 2014

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World-leading research expertise, applying expertise to real-world problems

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100% student satisfaction BA Politics NSS 2013

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Welcome to York‌‎‎‌

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

With more than 30 academic staff and researchers, the Department has expertise across the discipline.

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

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Events

Tue
28
Oct

Homosexuality: From toleration to acceptance

C & JB Morrell Memorial Address

Wed
29
Oct
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30
Oct

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