Posted on 8 June 2023
This week, we confirmed our place among the UK’s most highly regarded departments for the subject of History of Art, Architecture and Design. The Department of History of Art ranked 6th in the UK in The Complete University Guide 2024.
Published annually, The Complete University Guide league tables rank the best universities in the UK, overall and within 74 subject areas. Overall, universities and subjects are ranked on entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, graduate prospects, completion rates, student-staff ratio and spend on academic services and facilities.
The rankings are based on public domain data collected by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), the National Student Survey and the Research Excellence Framework 2021.
Head of Department, Professor Liz Prettejohn said, "I am delighted to hear that we are ranked 6th in the latest Complete University Guide. This is a great tribute to our students and colleagues. Our rise by seven places in this year's table highlights the excellent progress and impact we continue to make with our research, teaching, partnership work, and the strong career prospects of our graduates.
Out of 130 UK universities, the University of York ranked joint 17th overall in The Complete University Guide 2024.
In total, thirteen subjects at the University of York were ranked in the UK top 10; Archaeology (8th), Biological Sciences (8th), Chemistry (7th), Drama, Dance and Cinematics (joint 1st) English (7th), French (4th), History (9th), History of Art, Architecture and Design (6th), Iberian Languages - Spanish (4th), Linguistics (8th), Nursing (8th), Social Policy (9th) and Social Work (3rd).