University of Bedfordshire: Rankings

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The University of Bedfordshire ranked 94th in the United Kingdom, 1373rd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 45 research topics. The University of Bedfordshire ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 5,615 publications and 141,422 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 5 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#1373 of 14,131 In the World
#486 of 2,785 In Europe
#94 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#78 of 131 In England
#115 of 1,044 For Social Work
#258 of 1,044 For Radio and Television broadcasting
#304 of 1,122 For Agricultural Engineering
#2599 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#1652 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 42 other topics

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Acceptance rate and other statistics

Medicine

The University of Bedfordshire ranked 74th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 1045th in the World with 1,627 publications made and 46,390 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Healthcare Management (MHA), Nursing, Surgery, Public Health.

Rank Ranking
#74 of 133 In the United Kingdom
#326 of 1,018 In Europe
#1045 of 4,739 In the World

University of Bedfordshire
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 12
1992 6 3
1993 3 4
1994 7 23
1995 4 14
1996 12 28
1997 19 26
1998 13 20
1999 11 19
2000 11 27
2001 30 262
2002 23 64
2003 26 56
2004 23 70
2005 19 62
2006 25 104
2007 42 136
2008 53 132
2009 61 160
2010 59 128
2011 79 231
2012 91 318
2013 94 242
2014 124 444
2015 94 330
2016 91 298
2017 94 138
2018 99 226
2019 104 187
2020 126 137
2021 139 56
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Social Work 20 26 115
Sports / Exercise science 47 153 387
Cosmetology 33 158 469
Nursing 84 152 470
Toxicology 44 184 596
Healthcare Management (MHA) 83 211 622
Sports Medicine 66 249 628
Gerontology 67 190 658
Family medicine 78 229 735
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 62 246 745
Dermatology 39 230 751
Psychiatry 79 259 767
Clinical Psychology 79 252 770
Physical Therapy 80 301 837
Critical Care Nursing 74 300 856
Health Science 88 285 870
Public Health 89 277 896
Immunology 47 290 917
Optometry 80 292 925
Respiratory Therapy 57 301 930
Surgery 59 296 960
Oncology and Cancer research 72 397 1430

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Bedfordshire ranked 95th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 845th in the World with 1,361 publications made and 27,512 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Education Majors, Demography, Communications and Public Relations, Political Science.

Rank Ranking
#95 of 142 In the United Kingdom
#313 of 1,147 In Europe
#845 of 5,073 In the World

University of Bedfordshire
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 1 0
1993 1 4
1994 2 1
1995 1 0
1996 7 7
1997 9 14
1998 12 11
1999 4 7
2000 8 62
2001 7 101
2002 3 6
2003 14 19
2004 6 14
2005 6 4
2006 19 51
2007 34 88
2008 35 99
2009 46 109
2010 64 125
2011 75 204
2012 86 183
2013 104 182
2014 135 372
2015 99 242
2016 88 184
2017 97 70
2018 90 132
2019 97 77
2020 83 151
2021 91 47
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Social Work 20 26 115
Radio and Television broadcasting 37 79 258
Broadcast Journalism 51 99 309
Sports / Exercise science 47 153 387
Education Majors 66 115 408
Criminology and Criminal Justice 86 134 472
Media Studies 91 175 475
Gender Studies 89 162 493
Special Education 82 194 554
Communications and Public Relations 95 210 582
Journalism and Digital Media 72 217 597
Sociology 97 225 597
Publishing 88 246 640
Human Rights Law 84 245 664
International Law 83 287 696
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 90 268 705
Aesthetics 109 251 726
Occupational Safety and Health 83 239 748
Military science 87 239 762
Public Policy / Administration 99 273 775
Early Childhood Education 73 243 792
Art History 100 301 796
Library and Information science 81 291 806
Law 96 281 849
Political Science 105 402 1071
Demography 86 385 1153

Engineering

The University of Bedfordshire ranked 75th for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 1290th in the World with 1,136 publications made and 25,832 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Computer Networking, Electronic Engineering, Optical Engineering, Structural Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#75 of 123 In the United Kingdom
#422 of 1,123 In Europe
#1290 of 4,624 In the World

University of Bedfordshire
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 3
1992 8 3
1993 13 13
1994 7 9
1995 7 10
1996 10 3
1997 12 7
1998 15 23
1999 16 19
2000 22 41
2001 16 31
2002 15 42
2003 20 33
2004 17 49
2005 12 11
2006 22 74
2007 36 80
2008 33 123
2009 53 159
2010 54 158
2011 62 72
2012 94 124
2013 78 127
2014 59 135
2015 61 103
2016 53 194
2017 57 108
2018 50 73
2019 49 57
2020 39 82
2021 33 22
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Agricultural Engineering 19 93 304
Aviation 39 116 337
Computer Networking 20 103 364
Aerospace Engineering 37 136 438
Telecommunications 40 153 452
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 44 203 479
Technical Drawing 45 154 496
Marine Engineering 48 182 570
Biotechnology 50 221 634
Biochemical Engineering 60 323 782
Structural Engineering 50 234 784
Petroleum Engineering 52 257 894
Human-Computer Interaction 89 384 905
Robotics 58 317 967
Electronic Engineering 58 301 999
Optical Engineering 68 425 1268
Materials Science 75 499 1780

Computer Science

The University of Bedfordshire ranked 81st for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 1001st in the World with 1,014 publications made and 19,659 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Networking, Management Information Systems, Blockchain and Cryptography, Data Science.

Rank Ranking
#81 of 129 In the United Kingdom
#375 of 1,051 In Europe
#1001 of 4,392 In the World

University of Bedfordshire
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 3
1992 1 1
1993 3 6
1994 1 11
1995 2 9
1996 4 13
1997 7 7
1998 5 15
1999 2 1
2000 5 7
2001 7 16
2002 9 1
2003 14 25
2004 4 2
2005 4 24
2006 15 21
2007 31 42
2008 44 82
2009 45 151
2010 73 122
2011 67 115
2012 74 140
2013 89 152
2014 77 138
2015 76 104
2016 70 160
2017 66 119
2018 53 138
2019 50 87
2020 57 183
2021 48 225
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Computer Networking 20 103 364
Telecommunications 40 153 452
Computer Graphics 46 182 501
Management Information Systems 80 267 639
Data Science 73 294 680
Web Design and Development 57 287 722
Cyber Security 62 233 724
Game Design and Development 80 315 766
Library and Information science 81 291 806
Blockchain and Cryptography 51 293 830
Human-Computer Interaction 89 384 905
Information Technology 82 312 953
Multimedia 83 341 960
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 60 347 962
Robotics 58 317 967
Machine Learning 80 414 1163
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 87 474 1442

Biology

The University of Bedfordshire ranked 70th for Biology in the United Kingdom and 1380th in the World with 773 publications made and 38,614 citations received. Main research topics: Immunology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Oncology and Cancer research, Biotechnology.

Rank Ranking
#70 of 122 In the United Kingdom
#409 of 942 In Europe
#1380 of 4,496 In the World

University of Bedfordshire
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 14
1992 7 8
1993 6 4
1994 10 30
1995 5 19
1996 12 37
1997 11 25
1998 15 47
1999 16 58
2000 20 132
2001 27 275
2002 14 90
2003 29 84
2004 10 25
2005 12 45
2006 16 57
2007 21 52
2008 34 96
2009 25 79
2010 15 76
2011 32 169
2012 40 138
2013 23 95
2014 40 119
2015 41 148
2016 32 168
2017 36 105
2018 26 34
2019 31 120
2020 45 78
2021 46 18
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Toxicology 44 184 596
Biotechnology 50 221 634
Immunology 47 290 917
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 60 347 962
Evolutionary Biology 55 330 1007
Biochemistry 61 353 1104
Oncology and Cancer research 72 397 1430

Psychology

The University of Bedfordshire ranked 88th for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 811th in the World with 758 publications made and 21,888 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Social Psychology, Psychiatry, Social Work, Clinical Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#88 of 135 In the United Kingdom
#293 of 833 In Europe
#811 of 3,654 In the World

University of Bedfordshire
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 2 0
1993 0 0
1994 1 1
1995 1 0
1996 4 7
1997 3 5
1998 3 14
1999 2 4
2000 1 0
2001 4 10
2002 6 11
2003 6 18
2004 6 22
2005 6 12
2006 1 7
2007 17 83
2008 30 122
2009 26 152
2010 38 83
2011 54 143
2012 61 234
2013 59 121
2014 93 410
2015 60 212
2016 51 173
2017 45 45
2018 40 75
2019 50 70
2020 40 32
2021 37 9
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Social Work 20 26 115
Education Majors 66 115 408
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 75 173 550
Special Education 82 194 554
Sexology 87 198 682
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 90 268 705
Psychiatry 79 259 767
Clinical Psychology 79 252 770
Social Psychology 92 271 799
Child Psychology 97 329 968

Business

The University of Bedfordshire ranked 90th for Business in the United Kingdom and 877th in the World with 688 publications made and 18,440 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Marketing, Project Management, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Advertising.

Rank Ranking
#90 of 130 In the United Kingdom
#339 of 1,011 In Europe
#877 of 4,001 In the World

University of Bedfordshire
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 1 12
1993 2 4
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 3 3
1997 1 0
1998 11 12
1999 4 13
2000 2 21
2001 5 22
2002 2 0
2003 13 19
2004 3 4
2005 4 3
2006 11 24
2007 22 25
2008 23 78
2009 21 73
2010 47 125
2011 60 123
2012 44 163
2013 55 166
2014 66 254
2015 57 144
2016 54 75
2017 46 115
2018 33 91
2019 26 56
2020 36 161
2021 21 206
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Hospitality and Hotel Management 45 115 293
Entertainment Industry Business 66 135 356
Advertising 62 157 510
Supply Chain Management 59 189 567
Management Information Systems 80 267 639
Risk Management 78 289 712
Project Management 81 305 746
Occupational Safety and Health 83 239 748
Marketing 87 286 774
Public Policy / Administration 99 273 775

Chemistry

The University of Bedfordshire ranked 74th for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 1658th in the World with 530 publications made and 24,349 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Biochemical Engineering, Polymer science and Plastics engineering.

Rank Ranking
#74 of 108 In the United Kingdom
#479 of 977 In Europe
#1658 of 4,317 In the World

University of Bedfordshire
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 5
1992 5 3
1993 3 1
1994 4 8
1995 8 9
1996 6 17
1997 8 17
1998 8 31
1999 14 40
2000 16 61
2001 15 163
2002 9 57
2003 18 81
2004 17 36
2005 8 10
2006 20 79
2007 24 70
2008 15 67
2009 16 32
2010 19 78
2011 20 59
2012 21 54
2013 20 41
2014 21 77
2015 21 55
2016 20 40
2017 20 26
2018 22 27
2019 21 27
2020 19 24
2021 20 5
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 44 203 479
Biochemical Engineering 60 323 782
Biochemistry 61 353 1104
Materials Science 75 499 1780

Art & Design

The University of Bedfordshire ranked 98th for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 815th in the World with 299 publications made and 2,523 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Multimedia, Aesthetics, Game Design and Development, Fashion Design.

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
#98 of 134 In the United Kingdom
#323 of 723 In Europe
#815 of 2,700 In the World

University of Bedfordshire
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 1 12
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 3 6
1997 1 0
1998 1 1
1999 0 0
2000 1 0
2001 2 14
2002 4 0
2003 0 0
2004 0 0
2005 3 3
2006 2 4
2007 10 4
2008 9 11
2009 13 7
2010 20 13
2011 17 4
2012 21 12
2013 24 13
2014 25 26
2015 28 17
2016 21 22
2017 18 6
2018 22 23
2019 20 9
2020 13 5
2021 15 3
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Cinematography 60 114 271
Photography 57 110 300
Entertainment Industry Business 66 135 356
Fashion Design 91 172 411
Computer Graphics 46 182 501
Creative Writing 90 196 510
Performing arts 104 256 692
Aesthetics 109 251 726
Game Design and Development 80 315 766
Music 91 284 769
Art History 100 301 796
Graphic Design 80 328 853
Multimedia 83 341 960

Mathematics

The University of Bedfordshire ranked 85th for Mathematics in the United Kingdom and 1274th in the World with 255 publications made and 5,817 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Math Teachers.

Rank Ranking
#85 of 115 In the United Kingdom
#448 of 816 In Europe
#1274 of 3,376 In the World

University of Bedfordshire
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 3 3
1998 1 0
1999 2 4
2000 1 0
2001 4 10
2002 1 0
2003 2 0
2004 0 0
2005 0 0
2006 3 2
2007 13 20
2008 11 35
2009 17 57
2010 12 14
2011 20 38
2012 24 54
2013 20 82
2014 16 71
2015 17 67
2016 19 9
2017 17 25
2018 18 39
2019 12 13
2020 9 13
2021 9 2
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Math Teachers 57 172 660
Blockchain and Cryptography 51 293 830

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Bedfordshire

Speciality United Kingdom Europe World Rank
Environmental Management 82 370 1044
Geology 72 385 1213
Environmental Science 81 440 1396
Economics 100 514 1541
Ecology 89 453 1563
Geography and Cartography 95 502 1713
Physics 77 512 1726