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We are one of the UK’s top departments in NSS 2015

Posted on 8 October 2015

Recently published NSS results

The recently published 2015 NSS results show that 92% of our students are satisfied with the quality of their Politics course here at York.

Highest Teaching Satisfaction score in the Russell Group

According to final year Politics students 96% said their experience in department has been enhanced by the quality of the teaching on their course as well as the enthusiasm of our lecturers. This gives us the highest teaching satisfaction score of all Russell Group universities.

"There are so many course options so there's something inspiring for everyone. Plus, the debates within the seminars are always engaging, and the staff are very supportive and willing to help."

Harry Drew, BA Politics, 2nd Year

"These are outstanding results. As well as achieving 96% overall satisfaction – this year’s results show an increase in student satisfaction in teaching, assessment, academic support and personal development.

The Politics Department at York also ranks in the top ten of The Times and Complete University Guides – these latest NSS scores prove further recognition of the quality of our student experience."

Professor Martin Smith, Head of Department