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Top Ten in the Sunday Times & Guardian 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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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

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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The meaning of extinction

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Wednesday 5 November 2014


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WRoCAH studentships 2015-16

Tuesday 21 October 2014


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Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Talk online to Politics staff who can advise you on studying a postgraduate degree in the Department.

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