The University is ranked 11th nationally out of 131 UK universities and for the third year running is named the best university in the South West.
On a subject level Bath has performed well with 18 of its 27 subjects ranked in the top 10 in the UK, whilst coming first nationally in both Architecture and Marketing. A list of subjects ranked in the top 10 are as follows:
- Accounting & Finance (3rd)
- Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering (5th)
- Architecture (1st)
- Business & Management (4th)
- Chemical Engineering (10th)
- Civil Engineering (5th)
- Economics (8th)
- Electrical & Electronic Engineering (10th)
- Italian (10th)
- Marketing (1st)
- Mathematics (8th)
- Mechanical Engineering (5th)
- Pharmacy & Pharmacology (9th)
- Politics (9th)
- Psychology (2nd)
- Social Work (9th)
- Sociology (3rd)
- Sports Science (2nd)
President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bath, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell commented: “I am delighted that the University has been ranked as the region’s top university for a third consecutive year and maintained its overall position in the national rankings.
“Once again, a significant number of our subjects have been recognised in the top 10. It is especially pleasing to see two of our strongest disciplines – Architecture and Marketing – rated as the best in the country.”
The ten criteria the Complete University Guide table uses to assess a university’s overall performance are: Student Satisfaction; Research Quality; Research Intensity; Entry Standards; Student: Staff Ratio; Spending on Academic Services; Spending on Student Facilities; Good Honours Degrees; Graduate Prospects; and Degree Completion.
The full rankings can be viewed at https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/