Department ranked 20th in the world in QS rankings

Posted on 1 March 2018

SPSW keeps its place in the top 10 UK and top 30 world rankings.

This week the Department confirmed its place among the world's most highly regarded departments for the subject of Social Policy and Administration. The Department is ranked 6th in the UK and joint 20th in the world in the QS rankings.

Published annually since 2011, the QS World University rankings by subject highlight the world’s top universities in a range of popular subject areas, covering 48 subjects in 2018. Universities are scored according to academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (number of citations per paper).

The subjects of Archaeology (12) and English Literature and Language (27) at York also remain in the world top 30. History, Psychology and Development Studies were all ranked in the world top 100.