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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

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.

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Events

Wed
29
Apr

Postgraduate Online Open Day

Current Offer holder? Join us for a chat!

Wed
29
Apr

Work experience and skills for Politics students

Careers event discussing work experience

Thu
30
Apr

Politics Careers Q&A: Work Experience

Chance to chat with our Politics Careers Advisor

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