Robert Gordon University: Rankings

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Robert Gordon University ranked 97th in the United Kingdom and 1401st in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 42 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Robert Gordon University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 5,433 publications and 139,390 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 11 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#1401 of 14,160In the World
#494 of 2,789In Europe
#97 of 163In the United Kingdom
#11 of 18In Scotland
#2 of 2In Aberdeen
#90 of 1,046For Entrepreneurship
#143 of 1,038For Petroleum Engineering
#311 of 1,005For Library and Information science
#2602 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#1498 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 39 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Robert Gordon University ranked 95th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 819th in the World with 1,365 publications made and 28,619 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Communications and Public Relations, Political Science, Demography, Education Majors.

RankRanking
#95 of 142In the United Kingdom
#304 of 1,158In Europe
#819 of 5,152In the World

Robert Gordon University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199242
19931422
1994115
19952519
19962117
1997226
19982912
19992716
20004560
20013231
20021913
20032433
20042885
200534219
200641140
200762225
20085979
200955104
201037136
201151153
201267109
201375205
201472170
201567199
201672164
2017105352
20189590
20195677
202087189

Medicine

Robert Gordon University ranked 88th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 1229th in the World with 1,157 publications made and 27,131 citations received. Main research topics: Nursing, Health Science, Family medicine, Healthcare Management (MHA), Pharmacy.

RankRanking
#88 of 133In the United Kingdom
#374 of 1,028In Europe
#1229 of 4,839In the World

Robert Gordon University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199221
199381
199482
199575
199682
19972226
19982424
1999118
20002421
20012249
20021942
20031425
200428151
20052567
20063173
20074798
200836269
20094785
20104784
201152105
201269516
201359138
20145671
20155383
201684200
201785351
201879148
201961180
202096247
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Nursing6399324
Social Work68104334
Family medicine52138450
Pharmacy38218594
Public Health69205668
Healthcare Management (MHA)87229682
Health Science80247729
Physical Therapy933701082

Engineering

Robert Gordon University ranked 83rd for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 1484th in the World with 1,054 publications made and 21,457 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering, Petroleum Engineering.

RankRanking
#83 of 123In the United Kingdom
#468 of 1,147In Europe
#1484 of 4,716In the World

Robert Gordon University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1993152
1994164
19951429
19962419
19972014
19981834
19992119
20003343
200130117
20021847
2003199
20042883
20052865
200633134
20073377
20082728
20093263
20103359
201133171
20121838
20134958
20145967
201580192
201666150
201775143
201865272
201977181
202067235

Business

Robert Gordon University ranked 81st for Business in the United Kingdom and 655th in the World with 951 publications made and 33,357 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Management Information Systems, Project Management, Public Policy / Administration, Entrepreneurship.

RankRanking
#81 of 130In the United Kingdom
#250 of 1,028In Europe
#655 of 4,080In the World

Robert Gordon University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199221
1993611
199491
19951815
19963225
1997209
19981813
19991919
20003137
20011938
20022163
20033170
20042486
200547313
200640171
200739162
200842135
200943368
201031141
201137111
201246161
201360157
201455162
201562292
20165082
201750102
20183242
201932176
20202050

Computer Science

Robert Gordon University ranked 86th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 1106th in the World with 916 publications made and 14,662 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Management Information Systems, Library and Information science, Multimedia.

RankRanking
#86 of 130In the United Kingdom
#402 of 1,068In Europe
#1106 of 4,494In the World

Robert Gordon University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199331
199481
1995133
19962411
1997188
1998178
19992219
20002956
20012519
20022644
20032335
20042877
200531100
20061964
20073326
20083718
20093671
20104857
20113218
20124048
20134640
201453158
20156299
20164784
201746159
201845173
201939126
20204478

Chemistry

Robert Gordon University ranked 71st for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 1493rd in the World with 836 publications made and 25,898 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Environmental Chemistry.

RankRanking
#71 of 108In the United Kingdom
#440 of 995In Europe
#1493 of 4,409In the World

Robert Gordon University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199238
199361
1994104
1995710
19961211
19971513
19981430
19991521
20003980
20012148
20021225
20031551
20042784
200522335
20061946
200723192
20082872
20093089
20103093
201135183
20122793
20133975
20144670
20155980
201643123
201764110
201852188
201954134
202043196
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Pharmacy38218594
Polymer science and Plastics engineering57266669
Environmental Chemistry57329927
Biochemistry60328994
Chemical Engineering533521289
Inorganic Chemistry613971396
Materials Science835622058

Biology

Robert Gordon University ranked 75th for Biology in the United Kingdom and 1541st in the World with 462 publications made and 24,867 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Botany, Microbiology.

RankRanking
#75 of 123In the United Kingdom
#438 of 958In Europe
#1541 of 4,578In the World

Robert Gordon University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199211
199374
199453
1995913
199664
199793
19981125
199954
20001788
20011742
20021744
20031957
200423144
200519398
20062278
200717179
20081846
20091863
20101339
201125158
20121859
20131634
201419101
20151827
20161338
20171556
201824225
201925121
20201837
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Microbiology59303928
Biochemistry60328994
Botany623591232

Psychology

Robert Gordon University ranked 100th for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 1014th in the World with 437 publications made and 12,692 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Social Psychology, Social Work, Special Education, Organizational / Business / IO Psychology.

RankRanking
#100 of 135In the United Kingdom
#346 of 846In Europe
#1014 of 3,753In the World

Robert Gordon University
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199221
1993612
199420
199552
199654
199774
1998105
199988
20001155
200192
200259
200366
20041259
200513194
20061112
200722116
20081536
20092144
20101111
20111991
20122633
20132736
20142259
20152123
201632121
201726104
20183137
20191752
20202327
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Social Work68104334
Education Majors91178610
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution88256671
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology89253787
Special Education102288819
Social Psychology97282838

Art & Design

Robert Gordon University ranked 99th for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 789th in the World with 289 publications made and 3,821 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Creative Writing, UX/UI Desgin, Aesthetics, Architecture.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#99 of 134In the United Kingdom
#313 of 734In Europe
#789 of 2,801In the World

Robert Gordon University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199310
199420
199551
199651
199754
199831
199949
2000910
200100
200283
200363
20041218
20051138
2006810
20071627
2008137
2009189
20101215
20111131
20121414
20131329
20141925
20152429
20162032
2017157
20181719
201959
20201218
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Aesthetics89169468
Creative Writing93196526
Fashion Design104217551
UX/UI Desgin60258560
Animation78282814
Game Design and Development85337815
Computer Graphics69299821
Architecture84375871
Multimedia86335885
Graphic Design82336893

Economics

Robert Gordon University ranked 89th for Economics in the United Kingdom and 1098th in the World with 268 publications made and 7,483 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Development Studies, Political Economy, Environmental Economics.

RankRanking
#89 of 121In the United Kingdom
#420 of 803In Europe
#1098 of 3,117In the World

Robert Gordon University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199322
199420
199544
199621
199741
199895
199961
200030
200159
200287
20031427
20041016
2005947
20061152
20071029
20081616
200913108
20101012
20111147
20121372
20131220
20141410
20152389
2016911
20171549
20181010
201914158
2020617
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Political Economy91264712
Environmental Economics63305775
Finance75299804
Development Studies92289902

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Robert Gordon University

SpecialityUnited KingdomEuropeWorld Rank
Math Teachers87265945
Environmental Management803721062
Environmental Science944841609
Mathematics945211633
Geography and Cartography1025892120
Physics845832130