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Internal News - 27 May 2005

University 'pleased' to be in top 20 in Times league table

The University of Bath is pleased to note that it remains in the top 20 universities in The Times league table, published today, Friday 27 May 2005.

The University is placed 13th in the top 100 universities, two places down from last year’s position. The University is well placed when compared to other universities of its size.

The University would like to thank all its staff for their hard work over the past year which is demonstrated in its high position in this and other league tables.

The University rose six places in The Guardian University Guide 2005 league table published last month. The University was rated 12th out of 122 universities and colleges.

The University was placed in the top 10 among universities in 17 subject areas. These are:

• Aeronautics and manufacturing engineering - 2nd (last year 2nd)
• Architecture - 5th (last year 5th)
• Biological sciences - 5th (figures not available for last year)
• Business studies - 4th (last year 5th)
• Chemical engineering - 10th (last year 10th)
• Civil engineering - 5th (last year 6th)
• Computer science - 9th (last year 11th)
• Economics - 7th (last year 6th)
• Hospitality, leisure, sport - 7th (last year 11th)
• Iberian languages - 9th (figures for last year not available)
• Mathematics - 2nd (last year 2nd)
• Mechanical engineering - 2nd (last year 2nd)
• Pharmacology and pharmacy - 6th (last year 6th)
• Politics - 4th (last year 7th)
• Psychology - 6th (last year 5th)
• Social policy - 10th (last year 2nd)
• Social work - 2nd (last year 2nd).

• For information on The Times' guide to graduate salaries, see the Related Links section on the top left-hand side of this page.