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Top 10 in the Research Excellence Framework and Complete University Guide 2016

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90% of graduates in the latest figures secured employment or further study

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Our degree courses at the University of York place you at the heart of current political thinking, research and debate.

Professor Martin Smith

Head of the Department of Politics

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I really couldn’t imagine being anywhere else! My degree has allowed me to study a broad range of subjects, from classic British politics and the politics of development, to South African and Indian politics.

Oliver, BA Politics

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Events

Tue
27
Jun

EU Citizenship as ‘Inter-national’ Citizenship – A Republican Intergovernmental Approach

Part of the 'Future of Republicanism: Liberal, Critical, Radical?' conference

Tue
27
Jun

What's Wrong with Domination?

Part of the 'Future of Republicanism: Liberal, Critical, Radical?' conference

Tue
4
Jul

Governing (In)securities

The migration crisis has seen multiple apparent failures in the European project – of solidarity, response and co-operation. In this sense, the new politics of (in)security applies as much to the troubled internal dynamics of the Union as it does to the management of insecure and vulnerable migrants.

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