Swansea University: Rankings

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Swansea University ranked 41st in the United Kingdom and 516th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 158 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Swansea University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 28,332 publications and 891,646 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 53 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#516 of 14,160In the World
#198 of 2,789In Europe
#41 of 163In the United Kingdom
#2 of 10In Wales
#101 of 1,123For Nursing
#120 of 1,011For Theoretical Physics
#131 of 1,003For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
#881 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#658 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 155 other topics

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Medicine

Swansea University ranked 40th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 562nd in the World with 5,960 publications made and 218,457 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Nursing, Healthcare Management (MHA), Physical Therapy, Public Health.

RankRanking
#40 of 133In the United Kingdom
#190 of 1,028In Europe
#562 of 4,839In the World

Swansea University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199056
199100
1992610
1993610
19941439
19954084
19964376
199751171
199859156
199963176
200078222
200153143
200264202
200388354
2004126500
2005121606
2006154444
2007163619
2008211621
2009211563
2010222912
2011243978
20122973105
20133421338
20143151317
20153623736
20164144313
20174692727
20184272123
20194711298
20205442848

Engineering

Swansea University ranked 38th for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 490th in the World with 5,787 publications made and 151,869 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Structural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Metallurgical Engineering.

RankRanking
#38 of 123In the United Kingdom
#163 of 1,147In Europe
#490 of 4,716In the World

Swansea University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199084
1991148
19921716
19932022
19943712
19955880
1996103154
199772249
199888213
199992142
200095196
200184145
2002124328
2003105182
2004109203
200582212
2006117165
2007149370
2008188319
2009223600
2010229706
2011263936
2012248969
2013293940
2014292982
20152671562
20163241410
20173932139
20184221928
20194532159
20204431980

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Swansea University ranked 49th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 340th in the World with 5,341 publications made and 159,857 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, Law, History.

RankRanking
#49 of 142In the United Kingdom
#113 of 1,158In Europe
#340 of 5,152In the World

Swansea University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199072
199184
19921010
19931414
19941731
19956285
19966759
19976956
199887143
199968103
200096169
200185159
200291255
2003113200
2004118250
2005131296
2006159328
2007212651
2008208411
2009227441
2010223389
2011244759
20122692580
2013266817
2014249837
20152562803
20162752713
20172811374
20184091600
20193681998
20204136016

Physics

Swansea University ranked 35th for Physics in the United Kingdom and 487th in the World with 5,030 publications made and 121,673 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Theoretical Physics, Quantum and Particle physics, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering.

RankRanking
#35 of 105In the United Kingdom
#180 of 978In Europe
#487 of 4,160In the World

Swansea University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199031
199175
19921319
1993126
19943615
19955431
199610386
1997107289
1998101117
1999120145
2000104191
200198178
2002128248
2003115201
200498169
2005102251
2006109201
2007121248
2008157316
2009137404
2010170585
2011183546
2012207644
2013226826
2014244781
20152461192
20162711503
20173311715
20183922013
20194031744
20203681634

Chemistry

Swansea University ranked 42nd for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 630th in the World with 4,180 publications made and 110,772 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#42 of 108In the United Kingdom
#222 of 995In Europe
#630 of 4,409In the World

Swansea University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990159
1991119
19921912
19933021
19943827
19955187
199689122
199774252
199876111
199997151
200081162
200180169
2002101113
200382165
200477152
200576174
200678194
2007101254
2008108281
2009103386
2010136533
2011147477
2012147695
2013187830
2014187703
2015186861
20162001046
20172671568
20183301650
20193801603
20203461677

Biology

Swansea University ranked 47th for Biology in the United Kingdom and 722nd in the World with 3,314 publications made and 141,580 citations received. Main research topics: Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Zoology.

RankRanking
#47 of 123In the United Kingdom
#241 of 958In Europe
#722 of 4,578In the World

Swansea University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901812
19912136
19922538
19932429
19942343
19953355
199652118
199741293
19984590
199964151
200056202
200151131
200267199
200348181
200470217
200558226
200670407
200790582
2008115535
2009103501
20101381077
2011123741
2012138934
20131951313
2014204793
20151981347
20162171241
20172151607
20181821042
2019235958
20202341104

Environmental Science

Swansea University ranked 38th for Environmental Science in the United Kingdom and 395th in the World with 2,894 publications made and 147,483 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science.

RankRanking
#38 of 123In the United Kingdom
#145 of 951In Europe
#395 of 4,129In the World

Swansea University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199096
1991912
19921031
19931016
19941152
19953237
19963396
199730105
199826129
199936105
200040268
200161212
200267235
200363349
200460263
200559384
200690536
2007104553
200888508
2009119570
2010128876
2011121742
20121551130
20131451192
20141801160
20151971761
2016153901
20171771104
2018174880
2019179985
2020172901

Computer Science

Swansea University ranked 55th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 579th in the World with 2,751 publications made and 85,743 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, Management Information Systems, Data Science, Computer Networking.

RankRanking
#55 of 130In the United Kingdom
#229 of 1,068In Europe
#579 of 4,494In the World

Swansea University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199064
199170
199265
199393
1994172
19952458
19963655
19972740
199827119
19992134
20002299
20013256
20022437
20032553
200434242
20054058
200671195
200781265
2008137268
2009161620
2010183510
2011166656
2012148319
20131701506
2014138459
20151391068
2016154711
20171901082
2018158536
20191781405
20201941167

Psychology

Swansea University ranked 45th for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 358th in the World with 2,534 publications made and 111,345 citations received. Main research topics: Child Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science.

RankRanking
#45 of 135In the United Kingdom
#119 of 846In Europe
#358 of 3,753In the World

Swansea University
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199012
199120
199226
199310
19941028
199528108
19963275
199732169
199836186
199935121
200043145
20012985
200225120
200340167
200457470
200569369
200693454
200793436
2008100503
2009111386
2010131449
2011130620
2012145463
20131571484
2014146696
2015149698
2016157677
2017166938
2018124442
2019146410
2020144925

Business

Swansea University ranked 60th for Business in the United Kingdom and 419th in the World with 1,887 publications made and 69,679 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Management Information Systems, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Public Policy / Administration, Occupational Safety and Health.

RankRanking
#60 of 130In the United Kingdom
#148 of 1,028In Europe
#419 of 4,080In the World

Swansea University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199040
199161
199241
1993326
19941428
199521108
199626110
199716145
19981677
19991722
20003083
20011647
20022280
200338149
200443154
200533125
200666182
200761158
200884157
200968256
201090404
201175334
201286338
201390344
201488258
2015119989
2016128753
2017131953
2018153876
2019124936
20201431477

Mathematics

Swansea University ranked 41st for Mathematics in the United Kingdom and 438th in the World with 1,237 publications made and 37,219 citations received. Main research topics: Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Math Teachers, Blockchain and Cryptography.

RankRanking
#41 of 116In the United Kingdom
#159 of 838In Europe
#438 of 3,475In the World

Swansea University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199024
199135
199236
199324
19941425
19952286
19961528
19972026
19982151
19991148
20002184
20011733
20022658
20032862
200436101
20053683
200650106
20074873
200865226
200939117
201075187
201167253
201264174
201355109
201452225
201543201
201659177
201760202
201873209
201957149
202071209
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Applied Mathematics1251149
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics44176436
Statistics44172475
Actuarial Science53183495
Operations Research53179508
Math Teachers52143568
Blockchain and Cryptography52292838

Economics

Swansea University ranked 57th for Economics in the United Kingdom and 453rd in the World with 988 publications made and 22,158 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Development Studies, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Political Economy.

RankRanking
#57 of 121In the United Kingdom
#170 of 803In Europe
#453 of 3,117In the World

Swansea University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199120
199221
199341
19941121
19952056
19961313
19971322
19981965
19991827
20001438
2001127
20021549
20032754
20042697
20052350
20064150
200742124
20084396
200944107
201056111
20113774
201248122
20134884
201437119
20154581
20165662
201746118
201889170
201951113
202059264

Art & Design

Swansea University ranked 57th for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 360th in the World with 951 publications made and 11,067 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Multimedia, Literature, Art History, UX/UI Desgin.

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

RankRanking
#57 of 134In the United Kingdom
#138 of 734In Europe
#360 of 2,801In the World

Swansea University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199110
199220
199331
199430
199593
19961113
199771
1998183
1999113
20001810
20011822
2002156
20031929
20042318
20053117
20063549
20074559
20084643
20095774
20104649
20114950
20125257
201368126
201441148
20155661
20165181
20175369
20184430
201937331
202052132