Posted on 20 September 2023
The ranking recognises the quality of our courses, and the experiences and opportunities they provide to our students.
Professor Tony Heron, Head of Department, said “I'm delighted to see the Department of Politics and International Relations climb two places in the Good University Guide. This comes on top of a very positive showing in the National Student Survey. Both results show the department's direction of travel is upward, and reflect the hard work and dedication of all our academic and professional support staff. We are absolutely committed to seeing York regain its rightful place in the top ten departments in the UK in the subject area of Politics and International Relations”
The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide uses data on entry standards, student-staff ratios, completion rates, first-class and 2:1 degrees, and graduate prospects. It combines these with measures of research quality, student satisfaction and social inclusion to award each university an overall score, broken down by subject.
The University as a whole has risen two places to rank 15th overall.
In total, 14 subjects at York ranked in the UK top 10:
A further eight subjects ranked in the top 20.