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Loughborough University ranked 35th in the United Kingdom, 337th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 32 research topics. Loughborough University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 53,211 academic publications and 1,093,007 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 133 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#337 of 14,131 In the World
#131 of 2,785 In Europe
#35 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#28 of 131 In England
#2 of 1,012 For Construction Management
#6 of 1,190 For Engineering Management
#14 of 1,028 For Information Technology
#389 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#357 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 29 other topics

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Engineering rankings

Loughborough University ranked 19th for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 261st in the World with 31,974 publications made and 634,208 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#19 of 146 In the United Kingdom
#79 of 1,442 In Europe
#261 of 6,555 In the World

Loughborough University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 275 1072
1991 303 1165
1992 327 1244
1993 386 1361
1994 479 1679
1995 487 1771
1996 520 2141
1997 517 2418
1998 510 2597
1999 538 3070
2000 636 3796
2001 591 4120
2002 610 4842
2003 678 5605
2004 666 6527
2005 770 7922
2006 949 9706
2007 941 11322
2008 1014 12828
2009 1123 15380
2010 1138 18346
2011 1071 21201
2012 1204 23854
2013 1151 26846
2014 1143 29574
2015 1248 31310
2016 1140 32584
2017 1250 36188
2018 1198 37720
2019 1299 44373
2020 1371 52182
2021 1652 68177
2022 1258 63436

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Engineering.

Engineering subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Construction Management 1 1 2
Engineering Management 1 1 6
Industrial Engineering 1 4 15
Product and Industrial Design 3 7 19
Aviation 3 6 19
Architectural Engineering 3 12 34
Transportation Engineering 5 10 50
Technical Drawing 5 17 64
Human-Computer Interaction 10 20 66
Automotive Engineering 7 22 76
Reliability and Quality Engineering 4 18 79
Systems Engineering 8 24 84
Operations Research 12 31 115
Automation and Control engineering 9 36 130
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 15 49 145
Mechanical Engineering 14 41 151
Firefighting and Fire Science 11 49 165
Applied/Engineering Physics 17 43 166
Marine Engineering 24 58 167
Renewable Energy Engineering 16 66 181
Civil Engineering 16 50 185
Aerospace Engineering 18 58 195
Structural Engineering 18 53 205
Biochemical Engineering 24 93 207
Architecture 23 94 221
Acoustical Engineering 19 64 224
Geotechnical Engineering 18 57 225
Nuclear Engineering 18 74 234
Electrical Engineering 16 60 237
Telecommunications 22 69 270
Environmental Engineering 17 76 270
Biomedical Engineering 22 90 272
Robotics 17 83 274
Agricultural Engineering 17 92 275
Metallurgical Engineering 17 78 284
Materials Science 19 89 288
Computer Engineering 19 86 290
Computer Networking 23 86 309
Landscape Architecture 39 149 332
Chemical Engineering 18 82 334
Optical Engineering 29 125 348
Electronic Engineering 25 105 350
Petroleum Engineering 27 102 375
Nanotechnology 23 114 380
Remote Sensing 30 139 393
Biotechnology 35 171 449
Mining Engineering 37 140 468

Physics rankings

Loughborough University ranked 25th for Physics in the United Kingdom and 302nd in the World with 27,901 publications made and 565,764 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Acoustical Engineering.

Physics ranking Location
#25 of 148 In the United Kingdom
#110 of 1,434 In Europe
#302 of 6,484 In the World

Loughborough University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 236 1057
1991 268 1100
1992 301 1191
1993 319 1276
1994 399 1618
1995 434 1706
1996 435 2075
1997 449 2314
1998 456 2486
1999 480 2883
2000 526 3530
2001 484 3835
2002 520 4503
2003 609 5039
2004 610 6072
2005 713 7341
2006 783 8754
2007 813 10350
2008 858 11598
2009 974 13871
2010 992 16373
2011 913 18748
2012 1036 21147
2013 994 23612
2014 1016 25721
2015 1073 27582
2016 996 28231
2017 1108 31418
2018 1046 32623
2019 1104 38435
2020 1200 44927
2021 1447 59202
2022 1089 54599

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Applied/Engineering Physics 17 43 166
Acoustical Engineering 19 64 224
Theoretical Physics 24 136 288
Materials Science 19 89 288
Quantum and Particle physics 25 112 302
Optical Engineering 29 125 348
Nuclear Physics 28 156 367
Nanotechnology 23 114 380
Astrophysics and Astronomy 36 159 387
Condensed Matter Physics 29 177 435
Medical Physics 40 187 437
Atomic and Molecular physics 32 207 458
Astrobiology 50 240 631
Biophysics 44 257 683

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

Loughborough University ranked 31st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 236th in the World with 25,439 publications made and 533,101 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Law, Philosophy, Sociology, History.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#31 of 153 In the United Kingdom
#83 of 1,488 In Europe
#236 of 6,939 In the World

Loughborough University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 188 558
1991 225 590
1992 284 765
1993 311 781
1994 343 1035
1995 331 1204
1996 377 1533
1997 368 1589
1998 336 1804
1999 411 1921
2000 410 2547
2001 428 2697
2002 441 3334
2003 484 3862
2004 514 4953
2005 577 6015
2006 645 7281
2007 699 8954
2008 793 10407
2009 837 12630
2010 853 14915
2011 889 17297
2012 1030 20331
2013 970 23380
2014 987 26213
2015 1045 27951
2016 948 27127
2017 1069 29529
2018 1087 31191
2019 1156 37156
2020 1318 44945
2021 1675 61994
2022 1151 55295

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Sports / Exercise science 1 3 17
Occupational Safety and Health 4 6 36
Media Studies 23 24 61
Communications and Public Relations 16 19 69
Publishing 16 17 69
Urban and Regional planning 17 32 71
Gender Studies 17 19 90
Anthropology 22 29 97
Broadcast Journalism 13 28 105
Public Policy / Administration 26 38 113
Radio and Television broadcasting 11 30 121
Political Economy 34 51 129
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 17 38 133
Aesthetics 31 51 149
International Relations and Diplomacy 35 53 151
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 28 51 152
Library and Information science 26 45 154
Education Majors 22 34 161
Law 29 49 166
Political Science 29 58 177
Sociology 30 52 178
Social Work 47 59 182
Art History 43 73 194
Archaeology 30 70 210
History 33 70 212
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 36 83 223
Journalism and Digital Media 23 62 224
Criminology and Criminal Justice 41 57 234
Law Enforcement 39 76 266
Linguistics 34 102 283
Genealogy 47 100 292
Classics and Ancient History 46 114 298
Human Rights Law 57 122 302
Philosophy 34 145 344
Special Education 61 137 403
Demography 44 165 454
Early Childhood Education 45 131 459
Military science 66 133 465
Forensic Science 70 258 728

Computer Science rankings

Loughborough University ranked 27th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 300th in the World with 22,924 publications made and 455,287 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Telecommunications, Machine Learning, Computer Networking, Computer Vision.

Computer Science ranking Location
#27 of 149 In the United Kingdom
#100 of 1,444 In Europe
#300 of 6,597 In the World

Loughborough University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 181 640
1991 225 678
1992 204 867
1993 279 904
1994 336 1085
1995 338 1199
1996 373 1535
1997 346 1581
1998 320 1756
1999 343 1988
2000 426 2576
2001 357 2602
2002 390 3153
2003 458 3772
2004 453 4477
2005 544 5678
2006 631 6785
2007 676 8239
2008 741 9195
2009 813 11318
2010 822 13132
2011 823 14924
2012 916 17477
2013 847 19247
2014 870 21726
2015 869 22550
2016 841 22809
2017 903 24883
2018 957 26228
2019 990 32021
2020 1092 37489
2021 1390 52303
2022 991 48499

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Computer Science.

Computer Science subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Information Technology 2 3 14
Management Information Systems 4 9 36
Human-Computer Interaction 10 20 66
UX/UI Desgin 6 24 78
Software Engineering 13 51 132
Library and Information science 26 45 154
Game Design and Development 12 47 154
Multimedia 18 50 159
Computer Graphics 18 70 220
Data Science 35 87 230
Web Design and Development 18 93 254
Cyber Security 24 80 255
Telecommunications 22 69 270
Robotics 17 83 274
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 25 90 278
Computer Engineering 19 86 290
Computer Networking 23 86 309
Computer Vision 25 109 315
Machine Learning 31 112 354
Database Administration 23 132 358
Cognitive Science 40 129 363
Animation 32 144 378
Neuroscience 40 187 480
Computational Linguistics 42 197 504
Blockchain and Cryptography 31 190 533
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 43 242 603

Environmental Science rankings

Loughborough University ranked 32nd for Environmental Science in the United Kingdom and 309th in the World with 22,683 publications made and 500,245 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Geology, Ecology, Paleontology, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#32 of 147 In the United Kingdom
#107 of 1,449 In Europe
#309 of 6,683 In the World

Loughborough University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 160 680
1991 179 728
1992 196 826
1993 220 884
1994 316 1067
1995 288 1248
1996 314 1443
1997 318 1550
1998 333 1777
1999 345 2006
2000 406 2543
2001 365 2637
2002 384 3257
2003 429 3782
2004 454 4575
2005 538 5504
2006 604 6790
2007 633 8285
2008 740 9484
2009 772 11381
2010 770 13751
2011 762 15941
2012 889 18712
2013 850 21195
2014 857 23434
2015 973 25321
2016 901 25553
2017 935 28307
2018 940 29435
2019 1026 34872
2020 1169 41625
2021 1459 56922
2022 1067 52821

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Environmental Science.

Environmental Science subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Urban and Regional planning 17 32 71
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 19 57 202
Hydrology and Water resources management 18 55 209
Geography and Cartography 28 71 221
Geotechnical Engineering 18 57 225
Environmental Management 23 77 263
Environmental Engineering 17 76 270
Oceanography 27 87 276
Earth science and Geophysics 29 108 316
Ecology 32 124 360
Geology 33 133 362
Paleontology 37 144 395
Agricultural Science 38 149 461
Mining Engineering 37 140 468
Forestry 36 172 488
Petrology and Geochemistry 44 200 520
Environmental Chemistry 35 206 529
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 54 264 807

Chemistry rankings

Loughborough University ranked 35th for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 453rd in the World with 22,382 publications made and 494,919 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physical chemistry, Chemical Engineering.

Chemistry ranking Location
#35 of 138 In the United Kingdom
#173 of 1,389 In Europe
#453 of 6,327 In the World

Loughborough University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 214 1004
1991 222 1079
1992 256 1076
1993 267 1213
1994 359 1539
1995 389 1696
1996 391 1926
1997 400 2229
1998 402 2478
1999 409 2878
2000 467 3429
2001 447 3852
2002 442 4285
2003 495 4827
2004 505 5894
2005 587 6807
2006 636 8432
2007 662 9645
2008 716 10748
2009 751 12558
2010 796 14870
2011 733 17011
2012 794 18906
2013 757 20531
2014 735 22406
2015 865 23802
2016 759 24443
2017 838 27419
2018 785 28081
2019 830 32869
2020 929 38407
2021 1059 51053
2022 825 48557

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 15 49 145
Biochemical Engineering 24 93 207
Pharmacy 19 104 233
Materials Science 19 89 288
Physical chemistry 20 85 293
Chemical Engineering 18 82 334
Nanotechnology 23 114 380
Organic Chemistry 32 153 408
Nutrition and Food Science 26 160 464
Inorganic Chemistry 32 180 497
Petrology and Geochemistry 44 200 520
Environmental Chemistry 35 206 529
Computational Chemistry 33 247 568
Biochemistry 37 230 636
Radiochemistry 27 185 681

Biology rankings

Loughborough University ranked 38th for Biology in the United Kingdom and 547th in the World with 21,401 publications made and 529,749 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Paleontology, Genetics, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience.

Biology ranking Location
#38 of 147 In the United Kingdom
#197 of 1,428 In Europe
#547 of 6,663 In the World

Loughborough University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 149 810
1991 184 911
1992 189 995
1993 240 1074
1994 272 1345
1995 301 1496
1996 305 1850
1997 314 2049
1998 319 2334
1999 353 2640
2000 392 3224
2001 360 3578
2002 359 4092
2003 451 4831
2004 463 5948
2005 519 7164
2006 568 8674
2007 616 10046
2008 659 11449
2009 724 13363
2010 771 15652
2011 748 17646
2012 788 20329
2013 802 22637
2014 796 25102
2015 878 26272
2016 817 26657
2017 863 29648
2018 903 30474
2019 925 36171
2020 1074 43004
2021 1318 59514
2022 1005 55319

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Animal Science 14 45 146
Nanotechnology 23 114 380
Paleontology 37 144 395
Biotechnology 35 171 449
Agricultural Science 38 149 461
Nutrition and Food Science 26 160 464
Evolutionary Biology 41 185 474
Neuroscience 40 187 480
Forestry 36 172 488
Pharmacology 33 178 521
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 43 242 603
Astrobiology 50 240 631
Biochemistry 37 230 636
Botany 43 229 661
Biophysics 44 257 683
Genetics 45 267 754
Horticulture 43 244 756
Zoology 52 276 784
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 82 279 787
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 54 264 807
Immunology 43 274 842
Toxicology 51 287 962
Molecular Biology 54 321 983
Microbiology 56 335 1020
Oncology and Cancer research 59 360 1217
Virology 60 352 1217

Business rankings

Loughborough University ranked 16th for Business in the United Kingdom and 114th in the World with 14,459 publications made and 296,577 citations received. Main research topics: Management, Marketing, Finance, Management Information Systems, Project Management.

Business ranking Location
#16 of 142 In the United Kingdom
#28 of 1,390 In Europe
#114 of 6,002 In the World

Loughborough University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 110 278
1991 123 325
1992 144 395
1993 169 397
1994 197 503
1995 208 636
1996 222 763
1997 211 878
1998 236 962
1999 243 1089
2000 259 1363
2001 245 1451
2002 266 1861
2003 318 2142
2004 323 2766
2005 384 3409
2006 399 4241
2007 456 5343
2008 484 5999
2009 522 7518
2010 492 8838
2011 494 9856
2012 550 11497
2013 519 13243
2014 565 14780
2015 612 15225
2016 516 14937
2017 565 16226
2018 571 16920
2019 590 20130
2020 648 23750
2021 970 33340
2022 631 28990

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Business.

Business subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Construction Management 1 1 2
Engineering Management 1 1 6
Project Management 4 6 12
Management Information Systems 4 9 36
Occupational Safety and Health 4 6 36
Human Resource Management 8 19 75
Marketing 11 17 84
Supply Chain Management 10 24 95
Public Policy / Administration 26 38 113
International Trade 26 69 115
Operations Research 12 31 115
Management 12 29 116
International Business 26 63 120
Advertising 17 27 144
Entertainment Industry Business 32 51 167
Risk Management 29 63 171
Finance 31 69 196
Investment Banking and Stock trading 22 58 199
Accounting 32 54 199
Entrepreneurship 36 106 224
Hospitality and Hotel Management 52 144 323
Actuarial Science 40 120 346
Real Estate 29 125 406
Tax Law 37 165 455

Medicine rankings

Loughborough University ranked 35th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 505th in the World with 14,177 publications made and 375,139 citations received. Main research topics: Pathology, Psychiatry, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Anatomy and Physiology.

Medicine ranking Location
#35 of 148 In the United Kingdom
#184 of 1,401 In Europe
#505 of 6,552 In the World

Loughborough University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 87 383
1991 108 436
1992 122 524
1993 114 539
1994 145 705
1995 165 791
1996 167 1137
1997 159 1190
1998 157 1400
1999 191 1463
2000 238 1857
2001 206 2113
2002 199 2415
2003 280 2828
2004 277 3589
2005 285 4459
2006 344 5238
2007 365 6339
2008 438 7164
2009 473 8441
2010 475 9994
2011 541 11720
2012 565 13799
2013 580 16025
2014 532 17584
2015 658 19306
2016 596 19268
2017 632 21516
2018 651 21862
2019 703 26138
2020 815 32248
2021 1008 44839
2022 743 41054

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Medicine.

Medicine subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Sports / Exercise science 1 3 17
Physical Therapy 13 26 98
Sports Medicine 10 25 100
Social Work 47 59 182
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 24 55 202
Pharmacy 19 104 233
Biomedical Engineering 22 90 272
Gerontology 31 74 274
Health Science 35 89 288
Clinical Psychology 31 93 308
Healthcare Management (MHA) 48 108 332
Nursing 51 124 359
Audiology 32 145 361
Public Health 39 127 366
Occupational Therapy 40 141 367
Medical Physics 40 187 437
Anatomy and Physiology 27 162 453
Orthodontics 27 162 457
Psychiatry 39 173 467
Pharmacology 33 178 521
Epidemiology 36 202 526
Optometry 51 194 544
Pathology 35 197 550
Dentistry 29 197 566
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 34 202 577
Respiratory Therapy 32 210 580
Pediatrics 38 204 582
Ophthalmology 44 220 611
Anesthesiology 38 225 670
Cardiology 36 256 703
Critical Care Nursing 58 276 708
Forensic Science 70 258 728
Surgery 42 259 776
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 82 279 787
Family medicine 72 266 815
Veterinary 47 227 828
Cosmetology 46 272 839
Immunology 43 274 842
Sonography and Ultrasound 40 284 859
Dermatology 42 293 958
Toxicology 51 287 962
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 53 348 992
Urology 46 304 1004
Oncology and Cancer research 59 360 1217
Virology 60 352 1217
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 55 365 1306

Mathematics rankings

Loughborough University ranked 27th for Mathematics in the United Kingdom and 299th in the World with 12,079 publications made and 240,115 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Math Teachers, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research.

Mathematics ranking Location
#27 of 139 In the United Kingdom
#99 of 1,363 In Europe
#299 of 6,132 In the World

Loughborough University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 113 377
1991 115 351
1992 121 411
1993 122 432
1994 150 554
1995 165 558
1996 178 777
1997 176 788
1998 151 814
1999 147 901
2000 165 1076
2001 161 1166
2002 186 1406
2003 233 1617
2004 223 2036
2005 250 2471
2006 296 3032
2007 296 3744
2008 337 4234
2009 418 5514
2010 378 6586
2011 424 7425
2012 454 8791
2013 456 10212
2014 488 11445
2015 505 12337
2016 452 11954
2017 504 13478
2018 518 13957
2019 587 17152
2020 593 20016
2021 815 29420
2022 551 26970

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Operations Research 12 31 115
Math Teachers 16 22 137
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 36 108 283
Applied Mathematics 19 107 295
Statistics 31 117 328
Actuarial Science 40 120 346
Blockchain and Cryptography 31 190 533

Psychology rankings

Loughborough University ranked 32nd for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 338th in the World with 10,592 publications made and 289,427 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Education Majors, Cognitive Science.

Psychology ranking Location
#32 of 150 In the United Kingdom
#117 of 1,390 In Europe
#338 of 6,353 In the World

Loughborough University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 61 246
1991 81 269
1992 86 408
1993 86 377
1994 104 447
1995 118 491
1996 129 772
1997 125 778
1998 102 874
1999 145 953
2000 166 1310
2001 152 1436
2002 158 1635
2003 213 2081
2004 179 2478
2005 208 3346
2006 238 3819
2007 282 4716
2008 310 5231
2009 345 6319
2010 361 7780
2011 436 8806
2012 447 10666
2013 460 12261
2014 454 13696
2015 440 14851
2016 447 14676
2017 498 16077
2018 539 16667
2019 537 19851
2020 625 24149
2021 777 34162
2022 604 30526

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 28 51 152
Sexology 18 29 160
Education Majors 22 34 161
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 15 30 180
Social Work 47 59 182
Social Psychology 25 52 196
Child Psychology 32 79 288
Clinical Psychology 31 93 308
Cognitive Science 40 129 363
Occupational Therapy 40 141 367
Special Education 61 137 403
Psychiatry 39 173 467
Neuroscience 40 187 480

Economics rankings

Loughborough University ranked 34th for Economics in the United Kingdom and 191st in the World with 8,367 publications made and 156,098 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, International Trade, International Economics.

Economics ranking Location
#34 of 140 In the United Kingdom
#64 of 1,322 In Europe
#191 of 5,789 In the World

Loughborough University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 57 149
1991 62 177
1992 87 213
1993 96 187
1994 93 297
1995 102 341
1996 117 439
1997 120 495
1998 106 526
1999 115 573
2000 113 729
2001 143 827
2002 137 982
2003 181 1125
2004 162 1517
2005 192 1673
2006 208 2030
2007 254 2730
2008 276 3056
2009 277 3838
2010 261 4624
2011 299 5306
2012 333 6318
2013 313 7322
2014 372 8362
2015 354 8518
2016 314 8213
2017 348 8812
2018 355 9468
2019 387 11000
2020 458 13761
2021 583 20001
2022 422 17947

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Economics.

Economics subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Environmental Economics 10 33 64
International Economics 23 56 90
International Trade 26 69 115
Political Economy 34 51 129
International Relations and Diplomacy 35 53 151
Development Studies 28 48 190
Finance 31 69 196
Investment Banking and Stock trading 22 58 199
Agricultural Economics 27 63 222
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 36 108 283
Actuarial Science 40 120 346

Art & Design rankings

Loughborough University ranked 26th for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 146th in the World with 5,672 publications made and 102,829 citations received. Main research topics: Fashion Design, Literature, Aesthetics, Computer Graphics, Art History.

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

Art & Design ranking Location
#26 of 149 In the United Kingdom
#46 of 1,295 In Europe
#146 of 5,426 In the World

Loughborough University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 48 114
1991 48 134
1992 67 209
1993 67 175
1994 84 236
1995 74 309
1996 73 332
1997 100 377
1998 77 385
1999 116 448
2000 102 555
2001 104 633
2002 95 659
2003 104 840
2004 137 1028
2005 134 1263
2006 136 1471
2007 165 1822
2008 170 2081
2009 187 2541
2010 183 2859
2011 234 3550
2012 210 3991
2013 216 4741
2014 213 5058
2015 240 5373
2016 208 5360
2017 253 5597
2018 232 5906
2019 273 6902
2020 279 8098
2021 314 11050
2022 248 9726

The following table provides academic rankings for Loughborough University in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield United Kingdom ranking Europe ranking World rank
Photography 1 2 13
UX/UI Desgin 6 24 78
Creative Writing 29 35 112
Performing arts 36 60 146
Aesthetics 31 51 149
Game Design and Development 12 47 154
Multimedia 18 50 159
Literature 30 56 161
Entertainment Industry Business 32 51 167
Fashion Design 26 61 174
Graphic Design 15 61 185
Art History 43 73 194
Interior Design 26 93 219
Computer Graphics 18 70 220
Architecture 23 94 221
Cinematography 59 104 243
Landscape Architecture 39 149 332
Animation 32 144 378
Illustration and Concept Art 54 202 441
Singing and Vocal Performance 55 178 473
Music 53 191 512
Painting and Drawing 67 286 687
Sculpture 67 286 687