University of Portsmouth: Rankings

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The University of Portsmouth ranked 61st in the United Kingdom and 685th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 118 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Portsmouth is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 16,828 publications and 481,889 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 25 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#685 of 14,160In the World
#273 of 2,789In Europe
#61 of 163In the United Kingdom
#47 of 131In England
#129 of 1,006For Law Enforcement
#132 of 1,019For Criminology and Criminal Justice
#151 of 1,003For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
#1344 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#686 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 115 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Portsmouth ranked 70th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 451st in the World with 3,834 publications made and 63,041 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Demography, Communications and Public Relations, Law.

RankRanking
#70 of 142In the United Kingdom
#169 of 1,158In Europe
#451 of 5,152In the World

University of Portsmouth
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1992111
19932835
19942915
19955037
19967768
199760105
19986079
199985170
200084112
20014761
200268180
200363125
200493215
200597256
2006103227
2007126233
2008126153
2009110150
2010130319
2011148267
2012141196
2013212359
2014183272
2015237276
2016272493
2017255789
2018285475
2019263506
2020287940

Medicine

The University of Portsmouth ranked 61st for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 845th in the World with 2,639 publications made and 65,418 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Surgery, Healthcare Management (MHA).

RankRanking
#61 of 133In the United Kingdom
#271 of 1,028In Europe
#845 of 4,839In the World

University of Portsmouth
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199233
19931931
19942444
19952229
19962634
19973448
19984384
19993091
20003272
20012856
200242156
200352195
200463229
200568216
200665353
200789234
200870226
2009100305
201076267
2011110224
201291170
2013104344
2014134418
2015153310
2016166668
2017191708
2018197614
2019204693
20202831240

Computer Science

The University of Portsmouth ranked 60th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 668th in the World with 2,617 publications made and 48,727 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, Machine Learning, Management Information Systems, Computer Vision.

RankRanking
#60 of 130In the United Kingdom
#268 of 1,068In Europe
#668 of 4,494In the World

University of Portsmouth
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199100
199234
199353
1994131
19952430
19961722
19972626
19983016
19994076
20003360
20013448
20022766
20032843
20045059
200556208
200671149
20078470
2008104228
2009129173
201088406
201199182
2012117246
2013131451
2014133375
2015178621
2016178283
2017217824
2018199613
2019196905
2020222738

Engineering

The University of Portsmouth ranked 62nd for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 1006th in the World with 2,300 publications made and 52,852 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Structural Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, Operations Research.

RankRanking
#62 of 123In the United Kingdom
#342 of 1,147In Europe
#1006 of 4,716In the World

University of Portsmouth
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199021
199110
199254
19933131
19943531
19953222
19966045
19975246
19985491
19995365
20005163
20013538
20024279
20035075
200438208
200551204
20065188
200765203
200874185
200974171
201070337
201189304
2012110307
2013112336
201493280
2015118388
2016141394
2017186725
2018129399
2019156590
2020157543

Biology

The University of Portsmouth ranked 57th for Biology in the United Kingdom and 924th in the World with 2,175 publications made and 78,367 citations received. Main research topics: Paleontology, Botany, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation, Biochemistry, Oncology and Cancer research.

RankRanking
#57 of 123In the United Kingdom
#308 of 958In Europe
#924 of 4,578In the World

University of Portsmouth
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199255
19932557
19944573
19953548
19964455
19973551
199848126
19994879
200056130
200142137
200240204
200363236
200464257
200569424
200668223
200772243
200865249
200998330
201095377
201172237
2012105339
201379583
201489516
2015129436
2016101366
2017132608
2018106409
2019110337
2020155509

Environmental Science

The University of Portsmouth ranked 51st for Environmental Science in the United Kingdom and 563rd in the World with 2,158 publications made and 67,920 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Paleontology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Environmental Management.

RankRanking
#51 of 123In the United Kingdom
#216 of 951In Europe
#563 of 4,129In the World

University of Portsmouth
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199264
19931414
19941912
19951935
19963851
19972665
19983263
19994980
200061148
20013872
200242176
200358180
200443150
200547210
200671286
200765277
200866239
200988282
201086412
201193353
2012100384
201396439
2014105537
2015119361
2016112462
2017159479
2018113586
2019147396
2020169543

Physics

The University of Portsmouth ranked 51st for Physics in the United Kingdom and 877th in the World with 2,143 publications made and 142,720 citations received. Main research topics: Astrophysics and Astronomy, Materials Science, Theoretical Physics, Quantum and Particle physics, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#51 of 105In the United Kingdom
#309 of 978In Europe
#877 of 4,160In the World

University of Portsmouth
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199110
199247
19931914
19941823
19952825
19963459
19973138
199841136
19993464
200045108
200149109
200243193
20032540
200431183
200555589
200641438
200770697
200856513
200970811
201096582
20111021043
20121331042
20131141455
20141101396
20151301305
20161361343
20171592071
20181181416
20191391132
20201522810
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Astrophysics and Astronomy2798234
Theoretical Physics25127259
Astrobiology42146365
Quantum and Particle physics39240557
Medical Physics58263704
Applied/Engineering Physics55277724
Biophysics54292831
Nanotechnology553241027
Materials Science583671174

Business

The University of Portsmouth ranked 61st for Business in the United Kingdom and 421st in the World with 2,055 publications made and 48,937 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Public Policy / Administration, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Finance.

RankRanking
#61 of 130In the United Kingdom
#149 of 1,028In Europe
#421 of 4,080In the World

University of Portsmouth
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199100
199231
199362
19941813
19952424
19962756
19973064
19984269
199954121
20004290
20013444
20023260
200338140
200441149
200544138
200652153
200762101
200865105
200962143
201072256
201179380
201287270
2013121414
2014113177
2015139526
2016142278
2017151486
2018124409
2019149467
2020138432

Psychology

The University of Portsmouth ranked 61st for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 480th in the World with 1,878 publications made and 64,293 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Cognitive Science, Child Psychology, Education Majors, Neuroscience.

RankRanking
#61 of 135In the United Kingdom
#171 of 846In Europe
#480 of 3,753In the World

University of Portsmouth
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199100
199220
199344
19942040
19951633
19962474
19972650
19982123
19993397
20002084
20012294
200238107
200332151
200445176
200546357
200655218
200767217
200875421
200977317
201066289
201174289
201273286
2013109542
2014109412
2015118296
2016126345
2017143606
2018143326
2019103386
2020129252

Chemistry

The University of Portsmouth ranked 61st for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 1195th in the World with 1,487 publications made and 49,190 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Petrology and Geochemistry, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology, Environmental Chemistry.

RankRanking
#61 of 108In the United Kingdom
#377 of 995In Europe
#1195 of 4,409In the World

University of Portsmouth
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199110
199254
19933351
19942138
19952839
19963448
19972830
19983571
19993481
20003463
20012772
200236107
20033168
200437215
200539315
200628114
200737210
200842127
200950145
201053200
201174228
201269208
201367200
201468236
201583376
201672317
2017100463
201860249
201997425
2020106398
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Petrology and Geochemistry34159436
Polymer science and Plastics engineering50203473
Environmental Chemistry48262701
Biochemical Engineering66367942
Pharmacy55315948
Nanotechnology553241027
Biochemistry613391059
Chemical Engineering503231128
Materials Science583671174

Economics

The University of Portsmouth ranked 62nd for Economics in the United Kingdom and 489th in the World with 927 publications made and 18,253 citations received. Main research topics: Political Economy, Development Studies, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

RankRanking
#62 of 121In the United Kingdom
#184 of 803In Europe
#489 of 3,117In the World

University of Portsmouth
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199230
199365
199480
199572
1996178
19971921
19982237
19992414
20002630
20011944
20022133
20031576
20042340
20052234
20062017
20072579
20082516
20092428
20103295
201134152
201241102
201352208
201441105
201561131
201656210
201773204
20184997
201954266
202072162

Art & Design

The University of Portsmouth ranked 66th for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 434th in the World with 858 publications made and 6,529 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Multimedia, Art History, Aesthetics, Game Design and Development.

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

RankRanking
#66 of 134In the United Kingdom
#176 of 734In Europe
#434 of 2,801In the World

University of Portsmouth
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199220
199353
199420
199540
199671
199776
199861
19991128
2000811
2001177
20021112
2003113
2004192
20053263
20063117
20072210
20082833
20095339
20102724
20113418
20124343
20135964
20145120
20155763
20166853
20177068
20186433
20194946
20204660

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Portsmouth

SpecialityUnited KingdomEuropeWorld Rank
Mathematics60282760
Math Teachers74210780
Statistics67306823