Dr Mary Ryan woring as part of the Dornier Do-17 German bomber restoration project

We're consistently rated in the top five UK universities and in the top 10 worldwide.

League tables

Global rankings

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

  • 3rd in Europe
  • 10th in the world

QS World University Rankings 2020

  • 4th in Europe
  • 9th in the world

Academic Ranking of Top 500 World Universities 2019

  • 4th in the UK
  • 5th in Europe
  • 23rd in the world

US News Best Global Universities 2019

  • 3rd in Europe
  • 18th in the world

Reuters Most Innovative Universities 2018

  • 1st in the UK
  • 2nd in Europe
  • 8th in the world

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Subject rankings

Financial Times Global MBA Survey 2019

  • 5th in UK
  • 12th in Europe
  • 39th in the world

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2019 (global ranking)

  • Clinical, pre-clinical and health, 3rd in Europe (4th)
  • Engineering and technology, 4th in Europe (12th)
  • Life Sciences, 5th in Europe (14th joint)
  • Physical Sciences, 4th in Europe (11th)

You can find rankings for the Business School on their website.

This page shows a selection of recent rankings from the UK and worldwide. For more detailed subject-based information, visit our full listing of League Tables.