London South Bank University: Rankings

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London South Bank University ranked 86th in the United Kingdom and 1119th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 62 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for London South Bank University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 6,940 publications and 165,641 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 30 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#1119 of 14,160 In the World
#405 of 2,789 In Europe
#86 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#71 of 131 In England
#18 of 35 In London
#182 of 1,006 For Construction Management
#209 of 1,123 For Nursing
#244 of 1,160 For Firefighting and Fire Science
#1162 of 8,209 For Alumni Impact
#1052 of 14,160 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 59 other topics

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Medicine

London South Bank University ranked 77th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 1072nd in the World with 1,887 publications made and 48,077 citations received. Main research topics: Nursing, Health Science, Healthcare Management (MHA), Public Health, Physical Therapy.

Rank Ranking
#77 of 133 In the United Kingdom
#335 of 1,028 In Europe
#1072 of 4,839 In the World

London South Bank University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1992 3 6
1993 4 1
1994 9 3
1995 13 11
1996 28 31
1997 39 19
1998 41 45
1999 42 49
2000 49 42
2001 50 115
2002 52 129
2003 32 93
2004 34 38
2005 39 99
2006 40 137
2007 58 62
2008 64 424
2009 67 185
2010 56 164
2011 57 139
2012 59 160
2013 68 256
2014 90 282
2015 109 925
2016 121 312
2017 127 227
2018 146 340
2019 149 455
2020 151 323
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Nursing 44 67 209
Social Work 59 84 277
Healthcare Management (MHA) 53 125 371
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 56 140 431
Family medicine 53 142 459
Public Health 59 160 513
Health Science 70 209 591
Optometry 59 208 635
Medical Physics 53 244 640
Occupational Therapy 68 246 687
Psychiatry 71 242 711
Critical Care Nursing 62 269 737
Clinical Psychology 78 249 774
Physical Therapy 75 287 810
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 70 279 858
Gerontology 80 255 860
Sports Medicine 84 337 910

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

London South Bank University ranked 83rd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 662nd in the World with 1,787 publications made and 40,628 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations, Demography, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#83 of 142 In the United Kingdom
#247 of 1,158 In Europe
#662 of 5,152 In the World

London South Bank University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 0 0
1991 0 0
1992 6 2
1993 13 6
1994 26 6
1995 42 29
1996 69 74
1997 45 27
1998 50 50
1999 70 80
2000 68 68
2001 59 124
2002 58 145
2003 46 150
2004 35 96
2005 45 210
2006 50 133
2007 73 100
2008 82 169
2009 75 152
2010 57 108
2011 58 103
2012 75 154
2013 54 113
2014 72 181
2015 85 108
2016 65 138
2017 84 113
2018 71 71
2019 107 96
2020 108 294
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Gender Studies 60 80 258
Social Work 59 84 277
Criminology and Criminal Justice 73 102 401
Special Education 63 128 409
Sociology 79 152 414
Law Enforcement 69 127 416
Education Majors 66 115 426
Political Economy 74 175 443
International Relations and Diplomacy 67 166 451
Communications and Public Relations 86 162 452
Occupational Safety and Health 59 148 468
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 76 189 488
Art History 79 181 491
Media Studies 93 177 503
Public Policy / Administration 85 180 513
Political Science 77 214 567
Human Rights Law 83 229 612
Publishing 90 248 633
Early Childhood Education 58 194 677
Urban and Regional planning 68 279 680
Anthropology 91 221 718
Library and Information science 79 270 790
Aesthetics 110 269 808
Law 95 273 818
Journalism and Digital Media 88 304 821
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 76 300 922
Demography 79 350 1010

Engineering

London South Bank University ranked 68th for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 1102nd in the World with 1,549 publications made and 37,145 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Construction Management, Electronic Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#68 of 123 In the United Kingdom
#363 of 1,147 In Europe
#1102 of 4,716 In the World

London South Bank University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1992 11 1
1993 23 11
1994 46 158
1995 55 46
1996 56 49
1997 58 106
1998 48 49
1999 56 110
2000 48 73
2001 49 87
2002 39 30
2003 35 122
2004 47 84
2005 51 203
2006 45 105
2007 51 133
2008 31 20
2009 26 62
2010 37 54
2011 35 77
2012 41 29
2013 51 88
2014 54 86
2015 48 145
2016 58 135
2017 89 198
2018 81 105
2019 81 142
2020 144 256

Psychology

London South Bank University ranked 76th for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 647th in the World with 1,128 publications made and 34,650 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Education Majors, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science.

Rank Ranking
#76 of 135 In the United Kingdom
#236 of 846 In Europe
#647 of 3,753 In the World

London South Bank University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1990 0 0
1991 0 0
1992 4 8
1993 4 1
1994 9 4
1995 15 25
1996 25 31
1997 18 21
1998 16 32
1999 21 24
2000 23 44
2001 24 91
2002 22 29
2003 26 93
2004 20 67
2005 25 160
2006 30 171
2007 38 89
2008 39 153
2009 42 147
2010 51 141
2011 46 125
2012 51 169
2013 49 175
2014 52 200
2015 72 198
2016 78 188
2017 77 185
2018 63 210
2019 71 105
2020 70 78
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Sexology 40 59 252
Social Work 59 84 277
Special Education 63 128 409
Education Majors 66 115 426
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 76 189 488
Social Psychology 76 194 576
Child Psychology 70 206 589
Cognitive Science 80 277 679
Occupational Therapy 68 246 687
Psychiatry 71 242 711
Clinical Psychology 78 249 774
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 88 251 785

Computer Science

London South Bank University ranked 87th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 1118th in the World with 930 publications made and 18,872 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Management Information Systems, Cognitive Science, Software Engineering, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Rank Ranking
#87 of 130 In the United Kingdom
#406 of 1,068 In Europe
#1118 of 4,494 In the World

London South Bank University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1992 4 0
1993 9 10
1994 17 149
1995 16 3
1996 21 27
1997 19 10
1998 27 17
1999 26 14
2000 29 16
2001 35 61
2002 32 20
2003 19 37
2004 20 13
2005 25 41
2006 32 49
2007 19 45
2008 33 35
2009 22 73
2010 33 47
2011 31 55
2012 33 43
2013 40 32
2014 38 120
2015 46 168
2016 38 36
2017 69 247
2018 59 65
2019 55 67
2020 51 79
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Software Engineering 35 176 361
Information Technology 62 157 492
Management Information Systems 80 260 617
Cognitive Science 80 277 679
Multimedia 81 291 728
Library and Information science 79 270 790
Robotics 48 277 793
UX/UI Desgin 76 345 793
Web Design and Development 64 337 889
Telecommunications 68 319 934
Cyber Security 77 302 974
Game Design and Development 91 389 998
Blockchain and Cryptography 67 373 1136
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 89 484 1503

Business

London South Bank University ranked 84th for Business in the United Kingdom and 709th in the World with 904 publications made and 22,200 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Marketing, Project Management, Public Policy / Administration, Construction Management.

Rank Ranking
#84 of 130 In the United Kingdom
#274 of 1,028 In Europe
#709 of 4,080 In the World

London South Bank University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1992 2 0
1993 13 9
1994 18 6
1995 27 13
1996 36 45
1997 38 20
1998 42 43
1999 40 104
2000 34 63
2001 40 112
2002 32 63
2003 20 86
2004 26 81
2005 20 56
2006 25 27
2007 17 30
2008 42 57
2009 35 87
2010 32 64
2011 25 44
2012 38 54
2013 28 83
2014 27 68
2015 40 62
2016 18 50
2017 44 43
2018 29 40
2019 40 49
2020 51 49
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Construction Management 26 67 182
Real Estate 33 136 420
Risk Management 61 193 458
Occupational Safety and Health 59 148 468
Management 70 160 498
Public Policy / Administration 85 180 513
Project Management 69 217 532
Human Resource Management 79 200 540
Management Information Systems 80 260 617
Advertising 78 205 651
Marketing 85 257 694
Engineering Management 72 241 722
International Trade 78 287 728
International Business 78 320 824
Investment Banking and Stock trading 76 338 886

Chemistry

London South Bank University ranked 67th for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 1409th in the World with 799 publications made and 28,221 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nutrition and Food Science, Biochemistry.

Rank Ranking
#67 of 108 In the United Kingdom
#425 of 995 In Europe
#1409 of 4,409 In the World

London South Bank University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1992 3 0
1993 12 1
1994 24 4
1995 25 36
1996 29 21
1997 48 133
1998 31 53
1999 30 83
2000 34 81
2001 24 112
2002 29 53
2003 26 104
2004 21 53
2005 45 283
2006 29 102
2007 26 70
2008 8 3
2009 16 43
2010 22 33
2011 18 60
2012 20 12
2013 25 50
2014 27 65
2015 21 65
2016 20 33
2017 23 53
2018 33 60
2019 35 78
2020 68 137
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Nutrition and Food Science 37 212 715
Materials Science 55 346 1099
Biochemistry 76 431 1496
Chemical Engineering 65 441 1702

Physics

London South Bank University ranked 65th for Physics in the United Kingdom and 1176th in the World with 786 publications made and 19,077 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Acoustical Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics, Applied/Engineering Physics.

Rank Ranking
#65 of 105 In the United Kingdom
#381 of 978 In Europe
#1176 of 4,160 In the World

London South Bank University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1992 6 1
1993 13 4
1994 21 5
1995 34 32
1996 31 15
1997 38 93
1998 24 24
1999 30 53
2000 32 45
2001 21 54
2002 24 13
2003 24 91
2004 25 50
2005 33 154
2006 21 75
2007 29 62
2008 17 3
2009 17 42
2010 18 26
2011 12 19
2012 22 12
2013 22 44
2014 25 53
2015 23 55
2016 21 29
2017 28 58
2018 34 52
2019 39 82
2020 75 145
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Applied/Engineering Physics 50 206 532
Medical Physics 53 244 640
Acoustical Engineering 53 262 776
Materials Science 55 346 1099
Condensed Matter Physics 53 394 1211
Optical Engineering 75 474 1506

Economics

London South Bank University ranked 74th for Economics in the United Kingdom and 691st in the World with 470 publications made and 12,937 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Environmental Economics.

Rank Ranking
#74 of 121 In the United Kingdom
#268 of 803 In Europe
#691 of 3,117 In the World

London South Bank University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 3 5
1994 3 0
1995 11 9
1996 21 34
1997 16 8
1998 19 7
1999 18 25
2000 19 38
2001 21 80
2002 27 100
2003 17 21
2004 19 43
2005 14 64
2006 17 15
2007 11 67
2008 12 39
2009 22 49
2010 25 42
2011 9 12
2012 19 13
2013 13 6
2014 13 17
2015 17 29
2016 11 7
2017 15 13
2018 9 10
2019 22 34
2020 25 66
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Development Studies 56 105 338
Political Economy 74 175 443
International Relations and Diplomacy 67 166 451
International Trade 78 287 728
Environmental Economics 66 320 810
Investment Banking and Stock trading 76 338 886
International Economics 72 370 949
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 75 429 1099

Art & Design

London South Bank University ranked 95th for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 764th in the World with 321 publications made and 4,430 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Multimedia, Art History, Fashion Design, Aesthetics.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#95 of 134 In the United Kingdom
#303 of 734 In Europe
#764 of 2,801 In the World

London South Bank University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1992 3 0
1993 3 0
1994 5 0
1995 2 0
1996 5 2
1997 6 0
1998 11 11
1999 9 2
2000 13 1
2001 10 2
2002 6 32
2003 8 27
2004 5 9
2005 12 20
2006 7 13
2007 13 4
2008 12 23
2009 13 13
2010 12 21
2011 9 4
2012 20 53
2013 10 10
2014 9 7
2015 12 33
2016 15 29
2017 26 21
2018 18 10
2019 23 16
2020 17 3
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Photography 42 70 189
Fashion Design 88 157 381
Creative Writing 85 169 457
Art History 79 181 491
Music 88 262 704
Multimedia 81 291 728
UX/UI Desgin 76 345 793
Aesthetics 110 269 808
Performing arts 110 305 858
Graphic Design 80 328 869
Singing and Vocal Performance 81 291 929
Game Design and Development 91 389 998

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for London South Bank University

Speciality United Kingdom Europe World Rank
Math Teachers 54 150 592
Environmental Management 75 331 925
Mathematics 77 384 1076
Environmental Science 90 465 1519
Biology 86 493 1875