University of Sunderland: Rankings

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The University of Sunderland ranked 96th in the United Kingdom and 1382nd in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 41 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Sunderland is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 4,179 publications and 111,093 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 9 notable alumni.

RankRanking
#1382 of 14,160In the World
#487 of 2,789In Europe
#96 of 163In the United Kingdom
#79 of 131In England
#251 of 1,004For Media Studies
#286 of 1,003For Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
#320 of 1,011For Sexology
#1560 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#1330 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 38 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Sunderland ranked 94th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 767th in the World with 1,267 publications made and 31,564 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors, Demography.

RankRanking
#94 of 142In the United Kingdom
#285 of 1,158In Europe
#767 of 5,152In the World

University of Sunderland
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990140
199100
199200
1993169
19941314
1995205
19961820
19973023
19982813
19994036
20004091
20014068
20023420
20033690
20043433
200542116
200653184
200758279
200865145
200952292
201053186
20114398
20124348
201354105
201457197
20154874
20164649
20177184
201875237
20196180
20206338

Medicine

The University of Sunderland ranked 100th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 1454th in the World with 890 publications made and 25,958 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Healthcare Management (MHA), Family medicine.

RankRanking
#100 of 133In the United Kingdom
#432 of 1,028In Europe
#1454 of 4,839In the World

University of Sunderland
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199110
199220
199310
199423
199599
1996826
199756
199876
19992052
20001822
20012643
20021931
20032678
20042725
200528131
20061940
200724104
20082446
200954115
20102987
20112025
20122139
201334117
201451149
20154172
2016471665
20174963
201864166
201975211
202090187
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Forensic Science37132375
Social Work79131454
Family medicine81241777
Nursing98241838
Health Science93291918
Pharmacy54313942
Healthcare Management (MHA)96323945
Psychiatry93314968
Physical Therapy1013911159
Surgery823861329
Public Health1074351484
Oncology and Cancer research774321606

Computer Science

The University of Sunderland ranked 88th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 1128th in the World with 850 publications made and 22,571 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Management Information Systems, Machine Learning, Cognitive Science, Human-Computer Interaction.

RankRanking
#88 of 130In the United Kingdom
#409 of 1,068In Europe
#1128 of 4,494In the World

University of Sunderland
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199389
199482
1995122
199650
19971120
19982420
19993230
20004264
20013543
20024153
20034252
200459123
20055770
20066482
20073260
20084129
20094766
20101978
20112845
20121713
20132919
20142562
20152210
2016241533
20172516
20182935
20192939
20203333

Psychology

The University of Sunderland ranked 86th for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 785th in the World with 641 publications made and 24,693 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Cognitive Science, Child Psychology, Sexology.

RankRanking
#86 of 135In the United Kingdom
#285 of 846In Europe
#785 of 3,753In the World

University of Sunderland
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199200
199338
1994540
199562
1996913
19971327
199845
19991887
20001839
20011429
20022357
200323100
20042984
200517117
20062185
200739212
200841130
200930114
201034249
20112541
2012129
20132740
201437108
20152938
20162477
20173049
20182934
20192785
20203733
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Sexology4776320
Education Majors72128452
Social Work79131454
Special Education87213623
Cognitive Science77257625
Social Psychology85241720
Child Psychology91303898
Psychiatry93314968

Engineering

The University of Sunderland ranked 89th for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 1926th in the World with 614 publications made and 10,667 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Automation and Control engineering, Engineering Management, Robotics.

RankRanking
#89 of 123In the United Kingdom
#570 of 1,147In Europe
#1926 of 4,716In the World

University of Sunderland
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199251
199392
199491
19951829
19961319
199787
19981725
19991815
20002819
20011927
20022131
20032113
20043147
20053133
20063028
20072345
20082743
20092333
20102120
20111819
20122139
20133915
20141641
20151349
20162659
201724188
201832156
20192391
20202219
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Engineering Management43116362
Human-Computer Interaction65234496
Automotive Engineering36184620
Robotics44241682
Systems Engineering68355899
Aviation783871055
Automation and Control engineering784491606
Materials Science845902187

Business

The University of Sunderland ranked 94th for Business in the United Kingdom and 937th in the World with 529 publications made and 12,874 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Project Management, Engineering Management, Management.

RankRanking
#94 of 130In the United Kingdom
#362 of 1,028In Europe
#937 of 4,080In the World

University of Sunderland
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199364
199474
199566
1996915
19971813
19982018
1999239
20002025
20012165
20022452
20032164
20041434
20052372
200631122
20072477
20082333
20092010
20101130
20111217
20121236
20133433
20141633
20151841
20162215
20172555
20181722
20191835
20202119
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Hospitality and Hotel Management2556154
Engineering Management43116362
Entertainment Industry Business84250674
Management86263814
Project Management86339854
Management Information Systems95367902
Marketing99365999

Biology

The University of Sunderland ranked 90th for Biology in the United Kingdom and 1981st in the World with 387 publications made and 20,362 citations received. Main research topic: Oncology and Cancer research.

RankRanking
#90 of 123In the United Kingdom
#510 of 958In Europe
#1981 of 4,578In the World

University of Sunderland
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199235
199331
199444
1995622
1996917
1997321
1998712
19992330
20002253
20012638
20022597
20031227
20041835
20051124
2006914
20071420
20081850
20091535
20101430
2011522
201268
2013958
20141441
20151576
2016221621
201714126
201818140
20191636
20201621
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Oncology and Cancer research774321606

Chemistry

The University of Sunderland ranked 85th for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 2220th in the World with 374 publications made and 10,143 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Pharmacy.

RankRanking
#85 of 108In the United Kingdom
#593 of 995In Europe
#2220 of 4,409In the World

University of Sunderland
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199110
1992419
199331
199420
1995625
19961017
199749
199886
19991719
20002733
20012142
20022159
20031724
20041518
2005105
20061529
20071014
20081643
2009716
20101624
201165
20121132
201387
20141231
2015943
20161357
201720191
201824177
20192054
20201515
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Pharmacy54313942
Organic Chemistry684361473
Materials Science845902187

Art & Design

The University of Sunderland ranked 87th for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 668th in the World with 314 publications made and 6,887 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Multimedia, Literature, Fashion Design, Aesthetics.

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

RankRanking
#87 of 134In the United Kingdom
#275 of 734In Europe
#668 of 2,801In the World

University of Sunderland
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990140
199100
199200
199330
199420
199500
199620
199720
199844
199941
200049
2001621
200242
20031148
20041322
20051124
20061430
20071621
20081331
20092037
2010830
20111629
20121923
20131415
20141714
2015148
2016187
20172513
201819153
2019136
2020157
SpecialityUnited Kingdom rankEurope rankWorld rank
Performing arts4873193
Fashion Design5482232
Art History63124356
Aesthetics80134374
Illustration and Concept Art62193442
Creative Writing89186498
Photography83220567
Multimedia74258640
Literature84212642
Entertainment Industry Business84250674
UX/UI Desgin72330741
Animation75276783
Cinematography107338921
Sculpture84337940
Painting and Drawing84337940

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Sunderland

SpecialityUnited KingdomEuropeWorld Rank
Oceanography47189516
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science51233615
Math Teachers65187697
Geography and Cartography793591079
Ecology753771124
Mathematics904841474
Environmental Science884571492
Economics1055351652
Physics866192335