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Oxford Brookes University ranked 66th in the United Kingdom, 774th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 105 research topics. Oxford Brookes University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 10,206 publications and 325,682 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 34 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#774 of 14,131 In the World
#305 of 2,785 In Europe
#66 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#52 of 131 In England
#2 of 2 In Oxford
#98 of 1,033 For Urban and Regional planning
#166 of 1,019 For Art History
#182 of 1,003 For Bioethics/Medical Ethics
#1073 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#677 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 102 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Oxford Brookes University ranked 58th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 404th in the World with 3,583 publications made and 74,263 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Demography, History, Communications and Public Relations.

Rank Ranking
#58 of 142 In the United Kingdom
#150 of 1,147 In Europe
#404 of 5,073 In the World

Oxford Brookes University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 14 14
1994 20 12
1995 12 11
1996 37 20
1997 39 32
1998 42 63
1999 56 63
2000 60 78
2001 64 79
2002 67 251
2003 89 190
2004 85 149
2005 96 282
2006 111 257
2007 149 276
2008 132 302
2009 169 271
2010 220 502
2011 149 324
2012 262 313
2013 179 515
2014 164 277
2015 158 293
2016 192 324
2017 184 243
2018 199 280
2019 207 242
2020 200 234
2021 223 98
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Urban and Regional planning 15 37 98
Art History 39 57 166
Education Majors 31 46 195
Aesthetics 52 71 196
Gender Studies 47 60 200
Military science 39 61 231
Genealogy 40 85 241
International Law 46 103 253
Human Rights Law 55 100 259
Sociology 60 94 270
Law 52 92 274
Political Economy 56 119 287
Publishing 51 95 291
Media Studies 68 107 294
History 53 97 303
Communications and Public Relations 68 108 317
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 44 107 321
Public Policy / Administration 64 116 326
Anthropology 58 102 328
Classics and Ancient History 48 122 339
Political Science 52 129 340
International Relations and Diplomacy 59 135 348
Social Work 66 108 349
Archaeology 46 162 392
Criminology and Criminal Justice 75 109 401
Special Education 68 144 441
Philosophy 47 168 447
Broadcast Journalism 69 158 457
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 71 174 458
Sports / Exercise science 59 201 521
Journalism and Digital Media 62 195 541
Occupational Safety and Health 70 190 602
Early Childhood Education 57 195 659
Linguistics 68 256 669
Library and Information science 71 237 678
Law Enforcement 88 226 688
Forensic Science 69 249 741
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 69 254 754
Demography 63 295 828

Medicine

Oxford Brookes University ranked 67th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 950th in the World with 1,907 publications made and 55,945 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Healthcare Management (MHA), Public Health.

Rank Ranking
#67 of 133 In the United Kingdom
#304 of 1,018 In Europe
#950 of 4,739 In the World

Oxford Brookes University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 1 0
1993 3 10
1994 7 3
1995 4 1
1996 14 9
1997 23 45
1998 30 35
1999 27 50
2000 45 150
2001 57 101
2002 42 112
2003 53 155
2004 42 124
2005 44 134
2006 43 125
2007 47 197
2008 64 282
2009 53 224
2010 61 188
2011 55 267
2012 97 353
2013 52 198
2014 98 279
2015 82 232
2016 140 362
2017 140 333
2018 145 222
2019 135 221
2020 136 252
2021 166 162
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 31 54 182
Nursing 56 84 265
Social Work 66 108 349
Gerontology 48 130 459
Healthcare Management (MHA) 65 168 493
Occupational Therapy 61 190 494
Psychiatry 55 171 494
Health Science 59 186 507
Physical Therapy 57 203 515
Sports / Exercise science 59 201 521
Sports Medicine 56 207 525
Family medicine 59 162 532
Public Health 60 179 577
Forensic Science 69 249 741
Medical Physics 65 306 836
Critical Care Nursing 71 294 840
Audiology 68 293 844
Pediatrics 58 267 856
Clinical Psychology 86 274 869
Oncology and Cancer research 51 300 971
Cardiology 58 356 1090
Surgery 75 355 1188

Business

Oxford Brookes University ranked 62nd for Business in the United Kingdom and 439th in the World with 1,364 publications made and 52,528 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Public Policy / Administration, Management Information Systems, Human Resource Management.

Rank Ranking
#62 of 130 In the United Kingdom
#158 of 1,011 In Europe
#439 of 4,001 In the World

Oxford Brookes University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 8 9
1994 6 7
1995 7 3
1996 17 17
1997 17 15
1998 22 52
1999 25 83
2000 20 135
2001 30 88
2002 34 93
2003 31 112
2004 47 194
2005 57 96
2006 47 147
2007 53 102
2008 61 212
2009 53 157
2010 62 324
2011 74 309
2012 78 339
2013 83 427
2014 66 203
2015 70 182
2016 77 199
2017 66 226
2018 57 160
2019 67 146
2020 56 96
2021 72 49
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Hospitality and Hotel Management 3 6 28
Real Estate 15 49 180
Marketing 28 61 193
Advertising 32 66 280
Public Policy / Administration 64 116 326
Entrepreneurship 50 160 334
Accounting 48 104 342
Risk Management 49 154 371
Entertainment Industry Business 71 158 399
Human Resource Management 61 145 405
Management Information Systems 55 167 406
International Trade 54 160 417
Management 66 138 424
Construction Management 59 161 446
International Business 60 208 518
Occupational Safety and Health 70 190 602
Project Management 76 254 608
Actuarial Science 60 235 621
Investment Banking and Stock trading 66 256 692
Finance 68 267 722

Biology

Oxford Brookes University ranked 62nd for Biology in the United Kingdom and 1071st in the World with 1,347 publications made and 65,185 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Oncology and Cancer research, Genetics, Zoology, Nutrition and Food Science.

Rank Ranking
#62 of 122 In the United Kingdom
#345 of 942 In Europe
#1071 of 4,496 In the World

Oxford Brookes University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 8 12
1994 15 15
1995 16 45
1996 18 80
1997 36 106
1998 35 75
1999 30 103
2000 33 193
2001 32 140
2002 36 87
2003 38 146
2004 24 98
2005 26 149
2006 29 95
2007 26 101
2008 38 209
2009 53 173
2010 60 217
2011 46 295
2012 69 266
2013 55 275
2014 77 210
2015 59 233
2016 74 277
2017 81 336
2018 80 1200
2019 93 318
2020 80 195
2021 80 333
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 31 54 182
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 27 69 246
Forestry 30 112 361
Entomology 46 194 501
Paleontology 43 200 514
Astrobiology 49 215 535
Evolutionary Biology 42 216 557
Nutrition and Food Science 31 188 588
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 47 268 690
Zoology 51 255 729
Agricultural Science 49 229 789
Biochemistry 55 288 810
Biophysics 54 299 838
Oncology and Cancer research 51 300 971
Molecular Biology 52 314 1010
Genetics 57 352 1091
Botany 59 337 1113

Psychology

Oxford Brookes University ranked 65th for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 528th in the World with 1,296 publications made and 58,248 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Cognitive Science, Psychiatry.

Rank Ranking
#65 of 135 In the United Kingdom
#194 of 833 In Europe
#528 of 3,654 In the World

Oxford Brookes University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 4 2
1994 8 6
1995 3 1
1996 10 18
1997 6 29
1998 14 44
1999 18 34
2000 20 78
2001 28 114
2002 34 135
2003 40 168
2004 34 87
2005 35 154
2006 37 131
2007 40 259
2008 48 237
2009 48 178
2010 70 413
2011 67 302
2012 65 229
2013 69 347
2014 61 183
2015 64 170
2016 92 253
2017 86 278
2018 66 1043
2019 69 109
2020 65 110
2021 94 41
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Education Majors 31 46 195
Social Work 66 108 349
Special Education 68 144 441
Sexology 66 122 443
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 71 174 458
Occupational Therapy 61 190 494
Psychiatry 55 171 494
Social Psychology 70 171 499
Cognitive Science 64 223 531
Child Psychology 68 202 565
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 79 200 615
Clinical Psychology 86 274 869

Environmental Science

Oxford Brookes University ranked 51st for Environmental Science in the United Kingdom and 609th in the World with 1,225 publications made and 54,828 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Environmental Management, Geology, Urban and Regional planning.

Rank Ranking
#51 of 121 In the United Kingdom
#230 of 931 In Europe
#609 of 4,023 In the World

Oxford Brookes University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 8 15
1994 8 14
1995 10 28
1996 33 129
1997 32 62
1998 22 52
1999 26 118
2000 34 245
2001 39 89
2002 32 124
2003 35 124
2004 34 184
2005 20 89
2006 33 132
2007 28 84
2008 44 161
2009 47 164
2010 67 248
2011 46 155
2012 73 176
2013 68 275
2014 55 160
2015 57 248
2016 75 243
2017 65 233
2018 45 135
2019 58 115
2020 66 127
2021 64 30
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Urban and Regional planning 15 37 98
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 27 69 246
Geography and Cartography 35 123 354
Forestry 30 112 361
Petrology and Geochemistry 33 157 424
Mining Engineering 32 138 425
Environmental Management 46 163 432
Ecology 45 190 472
Paleontology 43 200 514
Oceanography 48 209 595
Geology 56 271 755
Agricultural Science 49 229 789
Earth science and Geophysics 57 285 830

Computer Science

Oxford Brookes University ranked 70th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 794th in the World with 1,186 publications made and 51,150 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Management Information Systems, Cognitive Science, Computer Vision, Software Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#70 of 129 In the United Kingdom
#318 of 1,051 In Europe
#794 of 4,392 In the World

Oxford Brookes University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 5 2
1994 6 3
1995 6 7
1996 12 4
1997 11 3
1998 11 3
1999 13 13
2000 19 91
2001 21 100
2002 25 72
2003 34 143
2004 40 171
2005 39 176
2006 53 111
2007 48 207
2008 48 269
2009 46 135
2010 60 280
2011 43 290
2012 79 184
2013 52 294
2014 59 203
2015 59 87
2016 65 186
2017 49 127
2018 57 1097
2019 71 246
2020 73 238
2021 81 82
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Web Design and Development 31 149 377
Management Information Systems 55 167 406
Software Engineering 45 228 484
Computer Vision 42 173 522
Cognitive Science 64 223 531
Human-Computer Interaction 67 251 535
UX/UI Desgin 61 267 584
Machine Learning 58 241 650
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 58 256 670
Library and Information science 71 237 678
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 47 268 690
Information Technology 76 230 695
Multimedia 79 285 722
Data Science 78 314 746
Game Design and Development 87 364 893
Computer Networking 59 292 1026
Blockchain and Cryptography 69 385 1227

Engineering

Oxford Brookes University ranked 73rd for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 1251st in the World with 1,166 publications made and 25,707 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Electronic Engineering, Architecture, Computer Networking, Structural Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#73 of 123 In the United Kingdom
#413 of 1,123 In Europe
#1251 of 4,624 In the World

Oxford Brookes University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 8 6
1994 17 11
1995 8 13
1996 38 17
1997 30 20
1998 23 27
1999 20 21
2000 33 56
2001 41 68
2002 31 167
2003 17 25
2004 36 30
2005 26 31
2006 29 31
2007 39 76
2008 49 81
2009 24 54
2010 37 115
2011 37 75
2012 74 131
2013 58 142
2014 42 105
2015 54 135
2016 51 128
2017 72 146
2018 65 140
2019 78 230
2020 66 92
2021 62 65

Art & Design

Oxford Brookes University ranked 61st for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 385th in the World with 687 publications made and 10,186 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Art History, Aesthetics, Literature, Architecture.

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
#61 of 134 In the United Kingdom
#154 of 723 In Europe
#385 of 2,700 In the World

Oxford Brookes University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 1
1994 5 0
1995 2 0
1996 9 8
1997 11 2
1998 12 1
1999 12 5
2000 11 12
2001 16 13
2002 13 44
2003 12 9
2004 22 36
2005 17 44
2006 16 12
2007 36 37
2008 21 7
2009 24 42
2010 32 93
2011 21 45
2012 48 45
2013 34 150
2014 19 25
2015 36 33
2016 40 27
2017 46 25
2018 45 31
2019 46 16
2020 42 17
2021 36 6
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Interior Design 3 9 43
Landscape Architecture 6 25 54
Performing arts 32 49 118
Art History 39 57 166
Cinematography 47 71 173
Aesthetics 52 71 196
Singing and Vocal Performance 31 65 201
Creative Writing 48 71 220
Architecture 31 102 234
Fashion Design 66 115 290
Literature 59 129 358
Entertainment Industry Business 71 158 399
Graphic Design 47 175 441
Music 64 171 459
Photography 80 183 472
Painting and Drawing 64 237 537
Sculpture 64 237 537
UX/UI Desgin 61 267 584
Illustration and Concept Art 72 255 608
Multimedia 79 285 722
Game Design and Development 87 364 893

Economics

Oxford Brookes University ranked 59th for Economics in the United Kingdom and 457th in the World with 647 publications made and 19,034 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

Rank Ranking
#59 of 118 In the United Kingdom
#174 of 790 In Europe
#457 of 3,039 In the World

Oxford Brookes University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 2 1
1994 4 0
1995 2 3
1996 8 4
1997 9 8
1998 11 19
1999 8 18
2000 8 50
2001 7 26
2002 10 35
2003 14 23
2004 13 19
2005 21 45
2006 15 32
2007 36 79
2008 26 73
2009 30 67
2010 35 316
2011 28 64
2012 39 81
2013 34 88
2014 42 82
2015 37 60
2016 39 101
2017 37 90
2018 26 43
2019 40 57
2020 30 72
2021 35 19
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Political Economy 56 119 287
Agricultural Economics 30 91 324
Development Studies 51 103 333
International Relations and Diplomacy 59 135 348
Environmental Economics 34 147 366
International Trade 54 160 417
International Economics 59 255 614
Actuarial Science 60 235 621
Investment Banking and Stock trading 66 256 692
Finance 68 267 722
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 55 306 730

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Oxford Brookes University

Speciality United Kingdom Europe World Rank
Math Teachers 31 64 316
Statistics 60 250 675
Mathematics 60 288 775
Chemistry 70 442 1499
Physics 80 539 1877