Accessibility statement

Top 5 Position in the Guardian University Guide 2013

Posted on 22 May 2012

The Department of Chemistry is ranked fifth in the Guardian University Guide 2013, consolidating York’s position as one of the top Chemistry Departments in the UK

Fifth in league table

Chemistry@York achieved a highly impressive overall score of 86.1% and was ranked fifth for Chemistry in the Guardian University Guide 2013. The league table highlighted the excellent performance of The Department of Chemistry in various areas including satisfied with the course, where we ranked second, student feedback where we ranked third, and teaching, where we came joint fourth. The table also showed that we have a comparatively low student:staff ratio (of 13.4:1). Student:staff ratios compare the number of staff teaching a subject with the number of students studying it – a low student:staff ratio is treated positively in league tables. 

An ‘at-a-glance’ guide to the University of York includes information on fees, bursaries, accommodation and facilities, including the opening of a £9 million Sports Village this summer.