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Chemistry ranked 4th in The Times’ Good University Guide 2017

Posted on 3 October 2016

Chemistry at York has been ranked 4th in The Times’ Good University Guide 2017.

The guide contains scores for 53 universities across the UK. Chemistry at York received impressive scores in the guide, including 91.3% for teaching quality, 94.7% for student experience and 86.4% for graduate prospects, which contributed to a total score of 95.3. The Department's scores in The Times league table for teaching and student satisfaction were the highest of all Russell Group universities.

This completed a successful hat-trick for Chemistry at York, which was recently placed 4th in the UK for teaching quality in the 2017 Guardian League Table and 4th in the UK for teaching and research in the 2017 Complete University Guide.

The Times Good University Guide is the UK’s most authoritative university ranking. The guide measures student satisfaction, teaching and research quality, entry qualifications, degree outcomes achieved, services and facilities spend, completion rates, graduate job prospects and wider university experience, which results in an overall score for universities and individual departments.‌

To have been ranked so highly in all of these guides and surveys is fantastic recognition for the department and reflects the dedication and tireless commitment of all of our staff to delivering high-quality teaching and research

Professor Duncan Bruce, Head of Department

Ranked 4th for teaching quality

Notes to editors:

Transforming the student experience in practical chemistry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBm2fxSVpXc