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The University of Brighton ranked 68th in the United Kingdom, 789th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 91 research topics. The University of Brighton ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 9,483 publications and 286,030 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 43 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#789 of 14,131 In the World
#314 of 2,785 In Europe
#68 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#54 of 131 In England
#2 of 2 In Brighton
#120 of 1,030 For Aesthetics
#148 of 1,005 For Architectural Engineering
#150 of 1,022 For Media Studies
#860 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#697 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 88 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Brighton ranked 69th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 445th in the World with 2,926 publications made and 84,424 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors, Gender Studies.

Rank Ranking
#69 of 142 In the United Kingdom
#167 of 1,147 In Europe
#445 of 5,073 In the World

University of Brighton
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 3 1
1993 6 1
1994 14 14
1995 18 9
1996 35 29
1997 31 61
1998 40 36
1999 36 52
2000 54 93
2001 42 71
2002 41 170
2003 63 231
2004 60 199
2005 65 319
2006 66 199
2007 92 314
2008 87 176
2009 120 167
2010 146 296
2011 146 279
2012 127 305
2013 164 332
2014 170 244
2015 162 378
2016 325 1562
2017 165 310
2018 144 1842
2019 176 308
2020 166 246
2021 153 79
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Aesthetics 38 45 120
Media Studies 40 50 150
Gender Studies 40 51 173
Anthropology 41 57 191
Sociology 49 73 223
Education Majors 41 62 233
Broadcast Journalism 46 88 285
Social Work 62 91 305
Communications and Public Relations 67 105 312
Radio and Television broadcasting 45 104 325
Political Economy 63 133 325
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 60 128 337
Linguistics 40 155 361
Criminology and Criminal Justice 67 94 362
International Relations and Diplomacy 63 144 372
Public Policy / Administration 67 134 373
Human Rights Law 69 154 381
Art History 75 156 421
Publishing 67 161 427
Classics and Ancient History 61 167 449
Sports / Exercise science 53 183 481
Political Science 71 186 482
Archaeology 57 212 500
Law Enforcement 81 183 549
History 78 191 551
Law 78 194 558
International Law 76 247 593
Occupational Safety and Health 75 202 628
Journalism and Digital Media 79 240 643
Special Education 94 251 705
Genealogy 84 258 714
Library and Information science 77 260 745
Urban and Regional planning 76 382 914
Demography 79 353 1012

Medicine

The University of Brighton ranked 65th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 918th in the World with 1,847 publications made and 76,895 citations received. Main research topics: Physical Therapy, Health Science, Nursing, Healthcare Management (MHA), Public Health.

Rank Ranking
#65 of 133 In the United Kingdom
#295 of 1,018 In Europe
#918 of 4,739 In the World

University of Brighton
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 4
1992 1 0
1993 7 3
1994 13 27
1995 11 8
1996 23 106
1997 19 19
1998 34 39
1999 34 184
2000 43 85
2001 44 114
2002 48 288
2003 66 170
2004 51 133
2005 51 181
2006 47 165
2007 57 221
2008 74 149
2009 69 184
2010 83 302
2011 97 254
2012 93 208
2013 84 165
2014 97 307
2015 90 155
2016 136 1270
2017 83 230
2018 86 1812
2019 88 147
2020 90 197
2021 118 51
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Social Work 62 91 305
Nursing 67 108 350
Physical Therapy 49 146 374
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 55 140 433
Sports Medicine 51 178 445
Sports / Exercise science 53 183 481
Occupational Therapy 60 186 486
Biomedical Engineering 30 176 498
Healthcare Management (MHA) 68 174 504
Critical Care Nursing 40 204 527
Health Science 62 197 529
Family medicine 72 214 693
Gerontology 70 209 701
Clinical Psychology 73 239 719
Psychiatry 73 248 734
Public Health 78 239 780
Optometry 68 254 816
Pharmacology 45 251 853
Pharmacy 51 311 913
Surgery 62 310 1020
Immunology 56 324 1088
Anatomy and Physiology 63 360 1163

Engineering

The University of Brighton ranked 65th for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 1021st in the World with 1,676 publications made and 46,664 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction.

Rank Ranking
#65 of 123 In the United Kingdom
#345 of 1,123 In Europe
#1021 of 4,624 In the World

University of Brighton
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 10 3
1992 8 1
1993 17 2
1994 40 6
1995 34 59
1996 45 36
1997 37 19
1998 39 53
1999 23 53
2000 55 143
2001 36 257
2002 34 26
2003 46 59
2004 59 115
2005 51 310
2006 43 77
2007 64 127
2008 58 124
2009 55 121
2010 56 152
2011 49 110
2012 63 176
2013 58 78
2014 75 167
2015 88 192
2016 104 317
2017 83 236
2018 79 212
2019 72 145
2020 69 127
2021 86 51
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Architectural Engineering 19 68 148
Product and Industrial Design 36 123 337
Construction Management 52 138 388
Mining Engineering 30 129 391
Human-Computer Interaction 54 189 409
Technical Drawing 44 149 484
Biomedical Engineering 30 176 498
Architecture 54 231 503
Automotive Engineering 35 158 510
Engineering Management 58 194 562
Nanotechnology 41 203 586
Civil Engineering 51 223 633
Environmental Engineering 41 217 695
Landscape Architecture 59 279 707
Systems Engineering 62 302 760
Nuclear Engineering 44 240 789
Mechanical Engineering 58 265 816
Aerospace Engineering 70 299 830
Automation and Control engineering 50 249 836
Industrial Engineering 64 334 851
Biochemical Engineering 63 356 893
Structural Engineering 59 278 955
Materials Science 63 398 1303
Chemical Engineering 57 385 1433

Computer Science

The University of Brighton ranked 68th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 770th in the World with 1,244 publications made and 33,528 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Management Information Systems, Computational Linguistics, Multimedia, Human-Computer Interaction.

Rank Ranking
#68 of 129 In the United Kingdom
#309 of 1,051 In Europe
#770 of 4,392 In the World

University of Brighton
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 14
1992 4 1
1993 11 4
1994 28 7
1995 34 88
1996 43 51
1997 29 77
1998 38 43
1999 26 24
2000 44 90
2001 38 81
2002 45 39
2003 39 118
2004 46 124
2005 42 74
2006 43 78
2007 58 73
2008 43 45
2009 36 84
2010 40 62
2011 35 67
2012 36 31
2013 33 47
2014 48 64
2015 63 289
2016 80 353
2017 70 115
2018 48 65
2019 34 56
2020 41 61
2021 48 45
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Animation 20 54 157
Computational Linguistics 23 96 274
Multimedia 37 110 286
UX/UI Desgin 46 183 389
Computer Graphics 36 137 397
Human-Computer Interaction 54 189 409
Management Information Systems 60 176 428
Software Engineering 40 207 436
Information Technology 69 189 591
Data Science 72 293 676
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 61 263 701
Game Design and Development 77 295 719
Library and Information science 77 260 745
Cognitive Science 85 319 776
Neuroscience 57 295 807
Machine Learning 71 322 828
Cyber Security 71 285 920

Business

The University of Brighton ranked 68th for Business in the United Kingdom and 496th in the World with 1,182 publications made and 50,095 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Management Information Systems, Project Management, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Public Policy / Administration.

Rank Ranking
#68 of 130 In the United Kingdom
#186 of 1,011 In Europe
#496 of 4,001 In the World

University of Brighton
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 1 0
1993 11 9
1994 13 33
1995 17 47
1996 21 49
1997 17 50
1998 19 81
1999 18 76
2000 32 120
2001 32 94
2002 22 109
2003 33 136
2004 34 257
2005 33 64
2006 34 196
2007 48 185
2008 37 94
2009 40 66
2010 61 163
2011 64 152
2012 52 222
2013 53 164
2014 59 129
2015 77 332
2016 85 242
2017 56 84
2018 61 192
2019 56 204
2020 45 61
2021 47 44
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Hospitality and Hotel Management 14 25 78
Marketing 37 84 256
Management 47 90 295
Project Management 45 117 299
Entrepreneurship 52 164 338
Public Policy / Administration 67 134 373
Advertising 46 101 377
Entertainment Industry Business 69 149 378
Construction Management 52 138 388
Management Information Systems 60 176 428
Human Resource Management 77 204 549
Engineering Management 58 194 562
Occupational Safety and Health 75 202 628
Supply Chain Management 66 229 672
Risk Management 79 295 723
Investment Banking and Stock trading 83 402 1162

Chemistry

The University of Brighton ranked 61st for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 1208th in the World with 1,113 publications made and 38,731 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmacy.

Rank Ranking
#61 of 108 In the United Kingdom
#380 of 977 In Europe
#1208 of 4,317 In the World

University of Brighton
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 9 11
1994 12 5
1995 11 29
1996 16 7
1997 13 17
1998 19 38
1999 12 10
2000 28 57
2001 30 250
2002 32 34
2003 42 150
2004 53 91
2005 31 313
2006 32 66
2007 36 117
2008 39 88
2009 32 126
2010 54 178
2011 36 105
2012 42 164
2013 39 42
2014 47 82
2015 49 97
2016 59 166
2017 57 172
2018 58 186
2019 70 139
2020 55 100
2021 76 53
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Nanotechnology 41 203 586
Petrology and Geochemistry 38 212 616
Biochemical Engineering 63 356 893
Pharmacy 51 311 913
Biochemistry 62 359 1118
Organic Chemistry 57 378 1207
Inorganic Chemistry 57 380 1298
Radiochemistry 49 306 1298
Materials Science 63 398 1303
Chemical Engineering 57 385 1433

Psychology

The University of Brighton ranked 72nd for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 581st in the World with 1,105 publications made and 41,169 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Social Psychology, Sexology, Child Psychology, Cognitive Science.

Rank Ranking
#72 of 135 In the United Kingdom
#218 of 833 In Europe
#581 of 3,654 In the World

University of Brighton
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 16
1992 2 1
1993 3 2
1994 3 0
1995 8 10
1996 13 87
1997 10 12
1998 17 6
1999 15 15
2000 21 38
2001 19 34
2002 14 196
2003 28 143
2004 28 167
2005 22 185
2006 22 67
2007 42 140
2008 52 157
2009 57 83
2010 44 122
2011 63 227
2012 54 150
2013 71 187
2014 68 202
2015 63 140
2016 100 204
2017 67 189
2018 43 115
2019 48 49
2020 44 102
2021 55 48
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Sexology 31 42 189
Education Majors 41 62 233
Social Work 62 91 305
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 60 128 337
Occupational Therapy 60 186 486
Social Psychology 68 165 487
Special Education 94 251 705
Clinical Psychology 73 239 719
Psychiatry 73 248 734
Cognitive Science 85 319 776
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 86 251 779
Neuroscience 57 295 807
Child Psychology 88 300 865

Physics

The University of Brighton ranked 60th for Physics in the United Kingdom and 1046th in the World with 1,030 publications made and 40,009 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Atomic and Molecular physics, Nanotechnology, Nuclear Physics, Biophysics.

Rank Ranking
#60 of 106 In the United Kingdom
#357 of 969 In Europe
#1046 of 4,082 In the World

University of Brighton
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 2 0
1993 10 5
1994 9 4
1995 7 28
1996 17 6
1997 15 16
1998 18 24
1999 14 14
2000 28 56
2001 21 220
2002 23 28
2003 31 121
2004 36 195
2005 25 255
2006 25 66
2007 36 69
2008 29 56
2009 42 117
2010 41 123
2011 25 81
2012 43 104
2013 35 65
2014 41 80
2015 56 105
2016 56 139
2017 61 196
2018 51 150
2019 60 125
2020 59 88
2021 66 48
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Nanotechnology 41 203 586
Biophysics 44 224 616
Nuclear Physics 35 278 851
Astrobiology 63 349 1011
Atomic and Molecular physics 56 420 1260
Materials Science 63 398 1303

Biology

The University of Brighton ranked 66th for Biology in the United Kingdom and 1138th in the World with 977 publications made and 49,323 citations received. Main research topics: Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Biophysics, Microbiology.

Rank Ranking
#66 of 122 In the United Kingdom
#365 of 942 In Europe
#1138 of 4,496 In the World

University of Brighton
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 2
1992 1 3
1993 4 6
1994 9 8
1995 5 15
1996 19 42
1997 14 30
1998 23 36
1999 16 27
2000 24 66
2001 26 278
2002 26 75
2003 42 214
2004 32 98
2005 25 337
2006 18 66
2007 29 138
2008 25 79
2009 46 146
2010 46 196
2011 41 120
2012 35 121
2013 32 101
2014 47 133
2015 38 215
2016 70 431
2017 68 262
2018 51 158
2019 55 125
2020 45 51
2021 50 35
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 55 140 433
Nanotechnology 41 203 586
Biophysics 44 224 616
Paleontology 49 236 640
Neuroscience 57 295 807
Pharmacology 45 251 853
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 60 267 891
Microbiology 57 298 912
Astrobiology 63 349 1011
Genetics 56 340 1014
Immunology 56 324 1088
Biochemistry 62 359 1118
Molecular Biology 61 349 1154

Art & Design

The University of Brighton ranked 49th for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 320th in the World with 835 publications made and 11,607 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Aesthetics, Multimedia, Fashion Design, Art History.

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
#49 of 134 In the United Kingdom
#122 of 723 In Europe
#320 of 2,700 In the World

University of Brighton
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 0 0
1993 5 0
1994 9 1
1995 8 22
1996 14 12
1997 10 25
1998 7 5
1999 8 10
2000 7 3
2001 11 8
2002 9 11
2003 18 24
2004 20 26
2005 22 42
2006 18 8
2007 39 85
2008 37 47
2009 27 55
2010 26 26
2011 41 49
2012 30 18
2013 37 47
2014 58 59
2015 53 77
2016 109 75
2017 48 133
2018 38 51
2019 50 19
2020 43 16
2021 31 6
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Fashion Design 22 26 64
Photography 21 30 99
Aesthetics 38 45 120
Animation 20 54 157
Performing arts 48 77 197
Creative Writing 42 62 202
Illustration and Concept Art 37 92 206
Multimedia 37 110 286
Cinematography 65 125 291
Graphic Design 28 108 300
Interior Design 30 108 346
Painting and Drawing 47 167 353
Sculpture 47 167 353
Music 54 139 362
Entertainment Industry Business 69 149 378
UX/UI Desgin 46 183 389
Computer Graphics 36 137 397
Art History 75 156 421
Architecture 54 231 503
Literature 77 178 506
Singing and Vocal Performance 61 193 555
Landscape Architecture 59 279 707
Game Design and Development 77 295 719

Environmental Science

The University of Brighton ranked 71st for Environmental Science in the United Kingdom and 1050th in the World with 791 publications made and 23,774 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Environmental Management, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Earth science and Geophysics.

Rank Ranking
#71 of 121 In the United Kingdom
#360 of 931 In Europe
#1050 of 4,023 In the World

University of Brighton
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 3 2
1994 4 0
1995 3 9
1996 2 1
1997 3 10
1998 11 33
1999 2 3
2000 14 46
2001 13 26
2002 16 24
2003 24 64
2004 27 117
2005 20 27
2006 15 44
2007 28 94
2008 23 79
2009 28 79
2010 25 61
2011 33 78
2012 49 132
2013 34 192
2014 47 143
2015 40 151
2016 91 246
2017 40 94
2018 40 109
2019 46 90
2020 59 90
2021 47 22
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Mining Engineering 30 129 391
Earth science and Geophysics 45 212 567
Petrology and Geochemistry 38 212 616
Paleontology 49 236 640
Environmental Management 65 260 693
Environmental Engineering 41 217 695
Geology 57 273 764
Oceanography 59 277 797
Hydrology and Water resources management 54 279 834
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 60 267 891
Urban and Regional planning 76 382 914
Geography and Cartography 71 319 924
Ecology 76 385 1157

Economics

The University of Brighton ranked 80th for Economics in the United Kingdom and 773rd in the World with 408 publications made and 9,310 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Environmental Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy.

Rank Ranking
#80 of 118 In the United Kingdom
#306 of 790 In Europe
#773 of 3,039 In the World

University of Brighton
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 1 0
1993 2 2
1994 1 0
1995 3 0
1996 1 0
1997 3 2
1998 2 5
1999 5 5
2000 5 15
2001 3 3
2002 4 15
2003 8 28
2004 12 60
2005 13 22
2006 12 25
2007 8 8
2008 11 51
2009 15 33
2010 17 38
2011 24 34
2012 10 34
2013 32 13
2014 18 12
2015 26 119
2016 48 80
2017 24 47
2018 28 77
2019 22 82
2020 23 90
2021 26 15
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Political Economy 63 133 325
International Relations and Diplomacy 63 144 372
Development Studies 73 163 502
Environmental Economics 67 319 800
Investment Banking and Stock trading 83 402 1162

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Brighton

Speciality United Kingdom Europe World Rank
Math Teachers 47 133 521
Mathematics 83 445 1266