Rankings and league tables

We’re committed to the continued improvement of our excellent research, teaching, employability and student experience. Rankings provide independent recognition of areas we’re proud of as a university, and the progress we’re constantly striving to deliver.

UK rankings at a glance


The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Key subject rankings by international league table

QS World University Subject Rankings 2022

International positionUK positionSubject
14th1stHospitality and leisure management
18th5thPetroleum engineering

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (Shanghai Ranking)

We are 3rd for hospitality and tourism management in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021. We also ranked in the top 100 for the following subjects:

  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Nursing
  • Sociology
  • Telecommunication engineering
  • Transportation science and technology
  • Veterinary sciences.

Times Higher Education World Rankings 2022


We are ranked 58th in the world for law


We are ranked 61st in the world for business and economics