Posted on 25 September 2017
The Times League Table contains scores for 53 chemistry departments across the UK. The table scored departments for teaching quality, student experience, research quality, entry points and graduate prospects.
York achieved an impressive total score of 94.3 with high scores across all areas, including 89% for student experience and 88.6% for teaching quality.
Professor Duncan Bruce, Head of Department said: "It is very gratifying to see the dedication, talent and professionalism of all of the Department’s staff recognised in this way, reflecting the high-quality research and teaching that characterises what we do."
This completed a successful hat-trick of top 4 places for Chemistry at York in the 3 major University League Tables, moving up to 2nd place in The Guardian University League Table 2018 and retaining its 4th position in the 2018 Complete University Guide.
The Times University League Table is the UK’s most authoritative university ranking and measures student satisfaction with teaching quality and the wider university experience, research quality, entry qualifications, graduate job prospects, degree outcomes achieved, student-staff ratios, services and facilities spend and completion rates.