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The University of Hull ranked 51st in the United Kingdom, 602nd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 140 research topics. The University of Hull ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 20,201 publications and 639,901 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 89 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#602 of 14,131 In the World
#237 of 2,785 In Europe
#51 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#39 of 131 In England
#71 of 1,000 For International Law
#112 of 1,068 For Military science
#129 of 1,044 For Social Work
#467 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#808 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 137 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Hull ranked 44th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 288th in the World with 5,308 publications made and 111,265 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Law, History, Demography.

Rank Ranking
#44 of 142 In the United Kingdom
#96 of 1,147 In Europe
#288 of 5,073 In the World

University of Hull
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 51 29
1992 37 26
1993 37 9
1994 39 17
1995 46 18
1996 86 59
1997 106 55
1998 93 97
1999 100 118
2000 144 150
2001 113 119
2002 124 161
2003 117 151
2004 109 865
2005 118 346
2006 133 313
2007 170 424
2008 159 324
2009 209 363
2010 176 285
2011 169 399
2012 206 936
2013 236 461
2014 226 284
2015 236 274
2016 255 376
2017 235 322
2018 205 314
2019 217 258
2020 204 193
2021 208 396

Medicine

The University of Hull ranked 46th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 649th in the World with 3,619 publications made and 140,916 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Healthcare Management (MHA), Oncology and Cancer research.

Rank Ranking
#46 of 133 In the United Kingdom
#218 of 1,018 In Europe
#649 of 4,739 In the World

University of Hull
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 10
1992 6 8
1993 14 9
1994 9 4
1995 17 19
1996 50 66
1997 73 117
1998 58 97
1999 84 168
2000 80 182
2001 63 121
2002 87 253
2003 112 396
2004 101 294
2005 80 330
2006 110 398
2007 147 681
2008 124 771
2009 138 846
2010 140 617
2011 128 355
2012 141 1003
2013 140 365
2014 152 540
2015 146 397
2016 149 378
2017 145 417
2018 140 302
2019 163 301
2020 258 496
2021 304 1479
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Social Work 25 31 129
Nursing 36 52 157
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 42 95 297
Sports Medicine 38 128 329
Occupational Therapy 45 130 349
Physical Therapy 48 139 356
Health Science 40 133 376
Psychiatry 48 143 391
Family medicine 45 119 394
Critical Care Nursing 34 163 395
Medical Physics 34 170 420
Healthcare Management (MHA) 61 152 453
Clinical Psychology 49 152 472
Sports / Exercise science 54 184 482
Gerontology 52 144 514
Cardiology 30 191 515
Radiation Therapy 29 179 519
Audiology 51 205 526
Sonography and Ultrasound 34 194 532
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 25 179 545
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 49 186 550
Plastic Surgery 32 184 585
Anatomy and Physiology 44 210 607
Biomedical Engineering 44 227 639
Pharmacy 38 232 643
Cosmetology 43 216 647
Surgery 35 216 682
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 41 233 687
Oncology and Cancer research 36 228 699
Respiratory Therapy 42 239 708
Public Health 72 226 738
Forensic Science 68 248 739
Pathology 38 239 743
Orthodontics 42 240 769
Anesthesiology 40 236 798
Pediatrics 53 257 827
Urology 38 262 882
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 38 271 900
Immunology 59 328 1098
Pharmacology 58 338 1389

Engineering

The University of Hull ranked 39th for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 522nd in the World with 3,554 publications made and 132,211 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Nanotechnology.

Rank Ranking
#39 of 123 In the United Kingdom
#174 of 1,123 In Europe
#522 of 4,624 In the World

University of Hull
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 73 84
1992 30 24
1993 48 34
1994 49 86
1995 47 35
1996 82 97
1997 76 145
1998 78 120
1999 88 259
2000 108 554
2001 78 211
2002 96 219
2003 111 616
2004 87 216
2005 95 313
2006 55 198
2007 99 397
2008 166 368
2009 78 152
2010 95 306
2011 77 372
2012 103 205
2013 121 413
2014 105 325
2015 139 573
2016 134 736
2017 128 475
2018 120 451
2019 135 520
2020 143 295
2021 147 120

Chemistry

The University of Hull ranked 38th for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 554th in the World with 3,179 publications made and 140,166 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology.

Rank Ranking
#38 of 108 In the United Kingdom
#196 of 977 In Europe
#554 of 4,317 In the World

University of Hull
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 53 57
1992 26 38
1993 40 32
1994 47 93
1995 32 24
1996 69 104
1997 59 56
1998 62 96
1999 95 289
2000 110 563
2001 86 250
2002 84 311
2003 92 519
2004 76 413
2005 89 368
2006 63 240
2007 85 340
2008 153 309
2009 74 120
2010 85 276
2011 73 419
2012 58 177
2013 88 370
2014 98 371
2015 109 470
2016 126 523
2017 108 442
2018 114 414
2019 113 363
2020 120 277
2021 126 112
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Biochemical Engineering 28 120 246
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 31 119 273
Chemical Engineering 14 54 276
Nanotechnology 26 127 383
Organic Chemistry 30 164 405
Materials Science 31 151 487
Petrology and Geochemistry 35 179 503
Biochemistry 41 199 537
Computational Chemistry 38 255 606
Pharmacy 38 232 643
Physical chemistry 38 261 647
Environmental Chemistry 52 295 807
Inorganic Chemistry 43 283 888
Radiochemistry 39 226 925

Physics

The University of Hull ranked 37th for Physics in the United Kingdom and 533rd in the World with 2,849 publications made and 102,655 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics, Nanotechnology, Astrophysics and Astronomy.

Rank Ranking
#37 of 106 In the United Kingdom
#192 of 969 In Europe
#533 of 4,082 In the World

University of Hull
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 37 28
1992 22 14
1993 35 30
1994 44 78
1995 30 21
1996 83 91
1997 51 66
1998 56 83
1999 68 240
2000 72 434
2001 71 204
2002 71 220
2003 84 481
2004 67 162
2005 75 236
2006 44 224
2007 60 179
2008 127 204
2009 59 98
2010 56 203
2011 53 323
2012 52 102
2013 89 284
2014 78 327
2015 96 411
2016 127 582
2017 123 425
2018 119 457
2019 137 466
2020 124 249
2021 116 84
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Applied/Engineering Physics 31 90 272
Nanotechnology 26 127 383
Medical Physics 34 170 420
Quantum and Particle physics 33 215 482
Materials Science 31 151 487
Acoustical Engineering 44 166 515
Optical Engineering 45 217 559
Condensed Matter Physics 35 239 574
Atomic and Molecular physics 39 249 581
Astrophysics and Astronomy 42 230 594
Theoretical Physics 37 244 597
Astrobiology 52 257 628
Biophysics 48 266 753

Biology

The University of Hull ranked 42nd for Biology in the United Kingdom and 680th in the World with 2,367 publications made and 129,178 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Nanotechnology, Oncology and Cancer research, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation, Zoology.

Rank Ranking
#42 of 122 In the United Kingdom
#230 of 942 In Europe
#680 of 4,496 In the World

University of Hull
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 24 45
1992 18 31
1993 10 5
1994 18 26
1995 9 11
1996 35 91
1997 36 41
1998 30 72
1999 38 171
2000 66 219
2001 41 134
2002 46 223
2003 45 302
2004 49 979
2005 69 273
2006 53 234
2007 105 429
2008 76 350
2009 87 285
2010 78 360
2011 103 517
2012 66 316
2013 74 230
2014 80 285
2015 89 368
2016 99 463
2017 102 281
2018 70 280
2019 76 163
2020 87 208
2021 116 86
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 16 37 128
Evolutionary Biology 32 115 288
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 42 95 297
Paleontology 32 132 313
Zoology 35 143 371
Entomology 38 151 375
Nanotechnology 26 127 383
Animal Science 41 162 518
Biochemistry 41 199 537
Botany 41 210 578
Genetics 39 228 620
Astrobiology 52 257 628
Oncology and Cancer research 36 228 699
Biophysics 48 266 753
Microbiology 49 257 753
Neuroscience 56 294 806
Agricultural Science 54 259 886
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 59 346 956
Molecular Biology 53 315 1012
Immunology 59 328 1098
Pharmacology 58 338 1389

Environmental Science

The University of Hull ranked 43rd for Environmental Science in the United Kingdom and 480th in the World with 2,231 publications made and 98,757 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geology, Environmental Management, Geography and Cartography, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation.

Rank Ranking
#43 of 121 In the United Kingdom
#181 of 931 In Europe
#480 of 4,023 In the World

University of Hull
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 14 15
1992 14 13
1993 11 6
1994 15 8
1995 7 7
1996 22 63
1997 32 36
1998 28 70
1999 27 41
2000 55 182
2001 31 85
2002 49 286
2003 41 152
2004 40 336
2005 37 121
2006 51 292
2007 81 417
2008 84 272
2009 72 191
2010 80 459
2011 90 484
2012 72 287
2013 98 451
2014 104 477
2015 114 564
2016 169 874
2017 125 496
2018 96 391
2019 114 323
2020 116 280
2021 99 83

Psychology

The University of Hull ranked 54th for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 422nd in the World with 1,987 publications made and 81,396 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Cognitive Science, Education Majors, Child Psychology, Psychiatry.

Rank Ranking
#54 of 135 In the United Kingdom
#146 of 833 In Europe
#422 of 3,654 In the World

University of Hull
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 10 18
1992 11 3
1993 11 6
1994 11 7
1995 13 13
1996 26 23
1997 36 121
1998 30 40
1999 26 32
2000 36 141
2001 28 81
2002 30 60
2003 54 146
2004 53 197
2005 44 218
2006 53 192
2007 76 193
2008 85 636
2009 108 481
2010 86 306
2011 70 289
2012 119 560
2013 108 257
2014 112 318
2015 106 200
2016 110 362
2017 97 292
2018 56 84
2019 61 114
2020 75 89
2021 62 29
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Social Work 25 31 129
Special Education 43 74 260
Education Majors 47 72 273
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 53 101 285
Cognitive Science 46 137 319
Occupational Therapy 45 130 349
Sexology 54 93 358
Social Psychology 53 117 373
Psychiatry 48 143 391
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 54 115 406
Child Psychology 55 139 414
Clinical Psychology 49 152 472
Neuroscience 56 294 806

Business

The University of Hull ranked 55th for Business in the United Kingdom and 392nd in the World with 1,884 publications made and 67,902 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Marketing, Management Information Systems, Project Management, Investment Banking and Stock trading.

Rank Ranking
#55 of 130 In the United Kingdom
#138 of 1,011 In Europe
#392 of 4,001 In the World

University of Hull
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 19 46
1992 12 12
1993 17 5
1994 5 2
1995 10 7
1996 28 14
1997 28 19
1998 28 53
1999 19 33
2000 37 44
2001 32 44
2002 31 81
2003 46 77
2004 57 170
2005 51 117
2006 61 206
2007 84 345
2008 81 413
2009 86 282
2010 74 297
2011 59 239
2012 110 849
2013 70 274
2014 101 240
2015 101 187
2016 113 397
2017 94 324
2018 70 305
2019 74 129
2020 68 87
2021 72 31
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Construction Management 27 66 177
Supply Chain Management 23 61 187
Project Management 34 82 216
Public Policy / Administration 46 76 232
Accounting 42 82 278
International Trade 37 106 298
International Business 43 124 326
Management 57 113 354
Human Resource Management 55 123 354
Marketing 53 125 366
Risk Management 52 157 376
Management Information Systems 52 160 389
Actuarial Science 46 139 403
Investment Banking and Stock trading 49 160 447
Tax Law 35 157 450
Real Estate 36 146 466
Entertainment Industry Business 75 181 468
Engineering Management 54 174 485
Operations Research 51 167 485
Occupational Safety and Health 62 160 515
Advertising 64 165 534
Finance 62 212 592
Entrepreneurship 80 299 646
Hospitality and Hotel Management 82 285 731

Computer Science

The University of Hull ranked 67th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 761st in the World with 1,599 publications made and 46,472 citations received. Main research topics: Cognitive Science, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Management Information Systems, Computer Vision, Multimedia.

Rank Ranking
#67 of 129 In the United Kingdom
#305 of 1,051 In Europe
#761 of 4,392 In the World

University of Hull
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 27 48
1992 6 6
1993 13 8
1994 11 5
1995 19 10
1996 29 24
1997 12 10
1998 22 35
1999 26 13
2000 37 57
2001 23 26
2002 21 20
2003 42 47
2004 33 101
2005 42 55
2006 40 89
2007 64 128
2008 54 210
2009 70 167
2010 71 206
2011 46 85
2012 83 465
2013 70 164
2014 89 186
2015 91 162
2016 77 208
2017 74 283
2018 55 163
2019 64 170
2020 64 103
2021 68 49
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Information Technology 20 29 127
Cognitive Science 46 137 319
Management Information Systems 52 160 389
Game Design and Development 59 206 475
Computer Graphics 50 195 536
Human-Computer Interaction 72 286 611
Library and Information science 67 225 639
Multimedia 74 270 674
Telecommunications 59 262 734
Data Science 76 312 739
Software Engineering 71 335 750
UX/UI Desgin 72 337 774
Animation 73 271 776
Neuroscience 56 294 806
Robotics 50 286 825
Machine Learning 73 327 844
Computational Linguistics 63 327 884
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 59 346 956
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 81 385 1069
Computer Vision 77 391 1244

Economics

The University of Hull ranked 47th for Economics in the United Kingdom and 354th in the World with 1,164 publications made and 29,292 citations received. Main research topics: Political Economy, Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance.

Rank Ranking
#47 of 118 In the United Kingdom
#130 of 790 In Europe
#354 of 3,039 In the World

University of Hull
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 11
1992 12 9
1993 3 1
1994 10 3
1995 7 1
1996 16 27
1997 26 12
1998 20 29
1999 24 24
2000 38 53
2001 19 14
2002 15 15
2003 27 44
2004 29 39
2005 27 70
2006 34 141
2007 19 72
2008 34 111
2009 38 49
2010 32 79
2011 43 132
2012 48 117
2013 43 70
2014 66 103
2015 49 79
2016 79 194
2017 62 119
2018 36 83
2019 54 86
2020 57 47
2021 39 19
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Political Economy 42 77 190
International Relations and Diplomacy 40 77 200
Development Studies 44 85 280
International Trade 37 106 298
International Economics 43 137 321
Actuarial Science 46 139 403
Investment Banking and Stock trading 49 160 447
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 47 203 490
Finance 62 212 592
Environmental Economics 53 244 594

Art & Design

The University of Hull ranked 67th for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 430th in the World with 853 publications made and 6,513 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Art History, Literature, Aesthetics, Multimedia.

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
#67 of 134 In the United Kingdom
#179 of 723 In Europe
#430 of 2,700 In the World

University of Hull
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 1
1992 2 0
1993 4 0
1994 10 4
1995 10 0
1996 9 4
1997 16 1
1998 15 2
1999 11 1
2000 28 10
2001 15 9
2002 17 13
2003 15 5
2004 11 9
2005 12 3
2006 17 17
2007 22 23
2008 17 33
2009 35 17
2010 24 25
2011 27 24
2012 37 82
2013 44 63
2014 60 26
2015 58 28
2016 49 34
2017 40 43
2018 40 16
2019 45 24
2020 28 7
2021 33 6
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Aesthetics 45 56 148
Performing arts 54 83 209
Creative Writing 52 79 234
Literature 44 80 241
Art History 54 99 281
Music 47 110 297
Singing and Vocal Performance 42 118 334
Photography 65 141 375
Cinematography 76 174 426
Fashion Design 97 185 441
Entertainment Industry Business 75 181 468
Game Design and Development 59 206 475
Computer Graphics 50 195 536
Architecture 67 304 660
Multimedia 74 270 674
UX/UI Desgin 72 337 774
Animation 73 271 776
Painting and Drawing 84 348 1000
Sculpture 84 348 1000
Illustration and Concept Art 89 368 1094

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Hull

Speciality United Kingdom Europe World Rank
Math Teachers 45 129 504
Statistics 51 195 527
Mathematics 55 245 670
Applied Mathematics 46 339 872