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University of York

Location University of York, York United Kingdom
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281

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298

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The University of York is a high-performing, research intensive Russell Group university and one of the world’s premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research. Our focus on teaching and research excellence has resulted in consistently high rankings in the UK and a first-class reputation across the globe. In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 we are in the world top 45 for Arts and Humanities, top 100 for Social Sciences and are ranked the 16th institution in the UK.

The University of York is a leading UK university, creating independent critical thinkers through a culture of academic excellence and ground breaking research. As a member of the prestigious Russell Group we are committed to research-led teaching, providing a supportive and inclusive learning experience for our students. We hold a Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award, showing that we deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students. 

All our accommodation is on or near campus and is guaranteed for international students. You’ll become a member of one of our nine colleges which encourages inclusivity and a valuable sense of community, through a wealth of social activities and a supportive system available to each and every student. A wide variety of clubs and societies on campus, as well as our college system, make it very easy for new students to integrate and feel at home throughout their studies.

York is a flourishing city, regularly voted the ‘best place to live in the UK’. With a wide array of shops, museums, festivals, sporting and cultural activities, restaurants and cafes it’s big enough to feel lively, but small enough to be friendly.

The University of York is a high-performing, research intensive Russell Group university and one of the world’s premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research. Our focus on teaching and research excellence has resulted in consistently high rankings in the UK and a first-class reputation across the globe. In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 we are in the world top 45 for Arts and Humanities, top 100 for Social Sciences and are ranked the 16th institution in the UK.

The University of York is a leading UK university, creating independent critical thinkers through a culture of academic excellence and ground breaking research. As a member of the prestigious Russell Group we are committed to research-led teaching, providing a supportive and inclusive learning experience for our students. We hold a Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award, showing that we deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students. 

All our accommodation is on or near campus and is guaranteed for international students. You’ll become a member of one of our nine colleges which encourages inclusivity and a valuable sense of community, through a wealth of social activities and a supportive system available to each and every student. A wide variety of clubs and societies on campus, as well as our college system, make it very easy for new students to integrate and feel at home throughout their studies.

York is a flourishing city, regularly voted the ‘best place to live in the UK’. With a wide array of shops, museums, festivals, sporting and cultural activities, restaurants and cafes it’s big enough to feel lively, but small enough to be friendly.

Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #110
  • 2014
    #=114
  • 2015
    #120
  • 2016
    #103
  • 2017
    #127
  • 2018
    #=135
  • 2019
    #134
  • 2020
    #148
  • 2021
    #150
  • 2022
    #=151

Ranking criteria

50.4
Overall
43.2
Academic Reputation
37.2
Employer Reputation
54.4
Faculty Student Ratio
50.2
Citations per Faculty
91.8
International Faculty Ratio
74
International Students Ratio

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The University of York provides an outstanding environment for enquiring minds. As a high-performing Russell Group university, our ground-breaking research underpins our inspiring teaching, challenging you to dream big, think critically and change the world. Our principles of excellence, equality and opportunity, our beautiful campus and our supportive college system encourage inclusivity and a valuable sense of community. Choose from our wide range of undergraduate courses and you will graduate with more than a qualification. You’ll be immersed in knowledge and opportunities that will encourage you to grow and succeed.

BA (Hons) English
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BA (Hons) History
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BA (Hons) Music
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LLB (Hons) Law
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The University of York is a high-performing Russell Group university and one of the world’s premier institutions for inspirational and life-changing research. Our focus on teaching and research excellence has resulted in consistently high rankings in the UK and a first-class reputation across the globe. In the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (Times Higher Education, REF 2014) York was ranked 10th for research impact (excluding institutions which have submitted fewer than four units of assessment). Eight of the University’s academic departments were ranked in the top five for their subject while 12 were in the top ten in terms of research impact. We believe passionately in delivering research-led teaching to help students develop skills needed for success in a competitive global workplace.

MA History of Art
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MA History of Art
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MA Linguistics
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MA Linguistics
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MA Modern History
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MA Philosophy
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MA Philosophy
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MA Playwriting
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MA Public History
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MA Theatre-Making
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MA Theatre-Making
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MPH Public Health
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MPH Public Health
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LLM Art Law
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LLM Law
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LLM Law
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MA Education
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MA Social Policy
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MA Social Work
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MSc Economics
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