For the second year running, the University of Bath is in the top ten for this year’s Complete University Guide 2021. It retains its position from last year in the national rankings (9th) and is also the number one university in the South West for the fifth year running.

A list of Bath subjects in the top 10, along with their ranking, is as follows:

  • Marketing (1st)
  • Architecture (2nd)
  • Business & Management Studies (3rd)
  • Sports Science (3rd)
  • Psychology (4th)
  • Social policy (4th)
  • Civil Engineering (4th)
  • Sociology (5th)
  • Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering (5th)
  • Accounting & Finance (5th)
  • Computer Sciences (7th)
  • Mechanical Engineering (7th)
  • Chemical engineering (8th)
  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology (8th)
  • Politics (10th)
  • Social work (10th)
  • Mathematics (10th)
  • Economics (10th)

Professor Ian White, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bath said: “I am very proud of the University of Bath for ranking 9th in the UK in this year’s Complete University Guide 2021.

“This speaks volumes about the talent and engagement of both our staff and students. This accolade is a fitting reflection of the quality of our courses, as well as our unwavering commitment to give students an outstanding university experience.”

The Complete University Guide is based on ten measures: Entry Standards, Student Satisfaction, Research Quality, Research Intensity, Graduate Prospects, Student-Staff Ratio, Spending on Academic Services, Spending on Student Facilities, Good Honours Degrees, and Completion. It includes 131 institutions.