We're 4th in the UK

Posted on 23 September 2019

Chemistry at York in top ten in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

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The Department of Chemistry has been named one of the UK’s most highly regarded departments for our subject. We are ranked 4th in the UK in the Times and Sunday Times university league tables for 2020.

Published annually, the Times University Guide ranks 132 UK universities by undergraduate degree subjects according to teaching quality; student experience; research quality; entry standards;  graduate prospects; Firsts/2:1s; completion rate; student-staff ratio; and services/facilities spend.

The rankings are based on official data collected by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), the National Student Survey published by HEFCE and the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

The following departments at York also received top 10 rankings: Archaeology, Biology, English, History, History of Art, Psychology, Social Policy and Social Work, York Management School, and Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media.