The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences has enhanced its position in a number of subject areas, with the vast majority among the top 10 in the UK, in the latest Complete University Guide (CUG) rankings.
Courses in our other subject areas achieved the below rankings:
Speaking about the rankings, Professor Deborah Wilson, Dean of the Faculty, said:
This is a really strong performance that demonstrates the strength in breadth of the Faculty across research, education and student experience. I’m proud of my colleagues in all six of our departments for the excellence in teaching they continue to demonstrate, which benefits each and every one of the students in our community. I’m particularly pleased to see the improvements in these rankings, that also reflect the strength of colleagues’ impactful and innovative research across our broad range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives.
Overall, the University of Bath placed in the top 5 of UK universities. This is the fifth year in a row that Bath has been in the top 10, and eighth year running it’s been the number one University in the South West.
The CUG, which compares 130 institutions, is based on 10 measures: entry standards; student satisfaction; research quality; research intensity; graduate prospects – outcomes; graduate prospects – on track; student-staff ratio; spending on academic services; spending on student facilities; and continuation.