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Drama, Dance, and Cinematics at York ranked 3rd in the UK by the Complete University Guide

Posted on 15 June 2022

Drama, Dance, and Cinematics at York is ranked as 6th in the UK by the Complete University Guide.

York's Department of Theatre, Film, Television, and Interactive Media is the 3rd strongest department for the subjects Drama, Dance and Cinematics, according to the latest Complete University Guide ranking (2023).

We have always been proud of the teaching and learning environment we foster at York, and of the community of staff and students that contribute to this. 

Our courses prepare students to work in the creative industries, and all our teaching is informed both by research and current industry practice.

We are delighted to have the quality of our teaching and learning endorsed in this way.

York’s overall position

York as a whole was ranked as one of the top 20 universities in the UK. A further eight departments offer subjects ranked in the Top 10, including Archaeology, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, English and Related Literature, Language and Linguistic Science, History, and Social Work.

Find out more about York’s excellent CUG results.

Quote from Professor Duncan Petrie, Head of Department

"We pride ourselves on the integration of academic excellence and vocational relevance, critical thinking and creative practice. This not only informs the design and delivery of all of our programmes, it also guides our various partnerships with the various creative industries we serve, including  Theatre, Film, Television, Games and interactive and immersive media."

About the Complete University Guide

The Complete University Guide (CUG) is an annual league table which ranks 150 universities throughout the UK. The main league table is based on criteria including entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality and graduate prospects. This prestigious league table is aimed at guiding prestigious students in their higher education decision making. The CUG has been running for 25 years and its website attracts 10 million visitors a year.