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Rankings and league tables

The University of Surrey has risen in all major league tables for UK universities in the past year.

We climbed from eighth to sixth place in The Guardian University Guide, moved up to eleventh position in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide and achieved twelfth place in The Complete University Guide.

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University rankings

6th in The Guardian University Guide 2015
11th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015
12th in The Complete University Guide 2015

Key subject rankings by league table

The Guardian University Guide 2015

1st • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
2nd • Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism
3rd • Modern Languages and Linguistics
4th • Civil Engineering
5th • Drama and Dance
6th • Politics
7th • Economics
9th • Computer Science and Information Systems
9th • Sociology
10th • Accounting and Finance

The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015

1st • Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 
2nd • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
2nd • Food Science
4th • Animal Science
4th • Sociology
7th • Accounting & Finance
7th • Biological Sciences
7th • Civil Engineering
8th • Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
8th • Economics
9th • Psychology
10th • Drama, Dance and Cinematics
10th • Mechanical Engineering
10th • Chemical Engineering
11th • Mathematics
14th • Nursing
15th • Business and Management
17th • Physics & Astronomy
20th • Chemistry

The Complete University Guide

3rd • Materials Technology
3rd • Medical Technology
3rd • Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism
4th • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
5th • Civil Engineering
5th • Sociology
6th • General Engineering
7th • Drama, Dance and Cinematics
7th • Food Science
7th • German
7th • Mechanical Engineering
8th • Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering