Key subject rankings by UK league table
The Guardian University Guide 2019
The methodology of the Guardian University Guide focuses on subject-level league tables, ranking institutions that provide each subject according to their relevant statistics.
Eight statistical measures are employed to approximate a university’s performance in teaching each subject. The measures are knitted together to get a Guardian score, against which institutions are ranked.
"The majority of undergraduate students undertake a work-based professional training year – this is, after all, the university that pioneered sandwich degrees. The university is famous for its consistently outstanding employment record."
- The Guardian University Guide website
The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide takes into account student satisfaction, research quality, entry standards, graduate prospects, firsts and 2:1s, completion rates, student-staff ratio, and services and facilities spend.
- The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide website
The Complete University Guide 2019
The Complete University Guide league table measures ten key aspects of university activity using the most recent data available at the time of compilation. Five measures are used: student satisfaction, research quality, research intensity, entry standards and graduate prospects.
International league tables
QS World University Rankings
Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019
We are 256th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 and 129th in its list of the best universities in Europe (2018).
Shanghai Global Rankings