University of the West of England: Rankings

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The University of the West of England ranked 58th in the United Kingdom, 672nd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 113 research topics. The University of the West of England ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 12,800 publications and 458,987 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 21 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#672 of 14,131 In the World
#268 of 2,785 In Europe
#58 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#44 of 131 In England
#2 of 2 In Bristol
#123 of 1,033 For Urban and Regional planning
#156 of 1,049 For Nursing
#161 of 1,022 For Media Studies
#1260 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#605 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 110 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of the West of England ranked 48th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 329th in the World with 4,237 publications made and 105,925 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations, Demography, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#48 of 142 In the United Kingdom
#111 of 1,147 In Europe
#329 of 5,073 In the World

University of the West of England
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 1 0
1993 14 3
1994 17 5
1995 19 5
1996 51 65
1997 61 52
1998 60 53
1999 75 79
2000 84 124
2001 85 110
2002 92 114
2003 99 396
2004 137 282
2005 139 292
2006 133 565
2007 173 418
2008 198 429
2009 169 445
2010 241 464
2011 198 484
2012 235 516
2013 247 470
2014 182 491
2015 213 479
2016 206 337
2017 201 783
2018 210 335
2019 221 921
2020 230 242
2021 245 200

Medicine

The University of the West of England ranked 60th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 799th in the World with 2,744 publications made and 75,553 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Healthcare Management (MHA).

Rank Ranking
#60 of 133 In the United Kingdom
#263 of 1,018 In Europe
#799 of 4,739 In the World

University of the West of England
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 5 2
1994 9 19
1995 4 4
1996 18 23
1997 17 28
1998 30 40
1999 29 27
2000 44 125
2001 37 48
2002 51 176
2003 41 66
2004 68 120
2005 70 188
2006 73 247
2007 107 400
2008 110 355
2009 101 175
2010 104 412
2011 99 393
2012 135 427
2013 129 463
2014 142 559
2015 148 385
2016 173 359
2017 153 652
2018 195 509
2019 201 326
2020 234 247
2021 216 169
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Nursing 35 51 156
Social Work 46 66 222
Plastic Surgery 14 83 255
Healthcare Management (MHA) 41 87 269
Public Health 40 97 344
Family medicine 38 102 347
Occupational Therapy 50 143 383
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 51 125 386
Health Science 45 142 397
Physical Therapy 52 163 414
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 41 145 422
Sports / Exercise science 55 191 499
Clinical Psychology 53 166 518
Psychiatry 57 184 527
Gerontology 56 151 538
Sports Medicine 62 230 583
Medical Physics 51 245 648
Critical Care Nursing 59 260 703
Pediatrics 46 238 748
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 46 267 787
Epidemiology 51 277 891
Oncology and Cancer research 52 304 989
Anesthesiology 56 290 1014
Surgery 63 319 1051
Neurosurgery 47 324 1058

Computer Science

The University of the West of England ranked 57th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 629th in the World with 2,116 publications made and 59,600 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics, Management Information Systems, Machine Learning, Human-Computer Interaction.

Rank Ranking
#57 of 129 In the United Kingdom
#255 of 1,051 In Europe
#629 of 4,392 In the World

University of the West of England
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 7 1
1994 17 4
1995 21 16
1996 29 77
1997 17 23
1998 27 11
1999 41 57
2000 39 98
2001 38 32
2002 45 44
2003 53 151
2004 45 84
2005 61 208
2006 51 83
2007 78 148
2008 60 64
2009 93 137
2010 79 195
2011 102 1156
2012 100 232
2013 121 355
2014 104 125
2015 117 189
2016 101 236
2017 96 336
2018 133 446
2019 159 770
2020 136 266
2021 146 444
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Robotics 7 38 141
Game Design and Development 16 47 155
Human-Computer Interaction 33 95 212
Management Information Systems 44 138 344
UX/UI Desgin 45 179 382
Animation 43 142 398
Information Technology 51 130 438
Data Science 55 212 491
Machine Learning 46 185 503
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 43 185 517
Software Engineering 46 249 536
Cognitive Science 68 237 570
Computer Graphics 54 206 572
Blockchain and Cryptography 36 205 603
Cyber Security 56 214 652
Library and Information science 70 236 674
Multimedia 77 276 689
Database Administration 59 292 741
Computer Vision 57 260 750
Computer Engineering 44 252 804
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 63 364 1051

Business

The University of the West of England ranked 47th for Business in the United Kingdom and 321st in the World with 2,067 publications made and 72,044 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Management Information Systems, Public Policy / Administration, Project Management, Management.

Rank Ranking
#47 of 130 In the United Kingdom
#114 of 1,011 In Europe
#321 of 4,001 In the World

University of the West of England
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 4 5
1994 10 7
1995 11 4
1996 16 34
1997 16 11
1998 36 97
1999 26 26
2000 40 143
2001 45 93
2002 46 99
2003 50 184
2004 57 203
2005 62 224
2006 71 474
2007 71 202
2008 106 271
2009 89 151
2010 99 251
2011 125 343
2012 100 234
2013 125 325
2014 103 249
2015 112 179
2016 134 505
2017 131 962
2018 117 516
2019 76 243
2020 101 193
2021 88 280
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Public Policy / Administration 35 54 166
Construction Management 26 64 173
Hospitality and Hotel Management 30 76 194
Project Management 38 100 258
Entertainment Industry Business 43 85 258
Marketing 39 86 260
Management 41 83 279
Risk Management 40 114 301
Occupational Safety and Health 36 80 304
Engineering Management 38 111 329
Management Information Systems 44 138 344
Accounting 52 116 366
Finance 49 127 385
Human Resource Management 59 136 390
Real Estate 32 131 429
Operations Research 46 152 442
Advertising 55 132 446
Supply Chain Management 54 154 471
Actuarial Science 56 193 500
Investment Banking and Stock trading 56 195 539
Entrepreneurship 77 270 582
International Business 68 232 583
International Trade 72 249 617
Tax Law 50 249 668

Engineering

The University of the West of England ranked 62nd for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 1009th in the World with 2,012 publications made and 54,405 citations received. Main research topics: Automation and Control engineering, Materials Science, Robotics, Human-Computer Interaction, Construction Management.

Rank Ranking
#62 of 123 In the United Kingdom
#341 of 1,123 In Europe
#1009 of 4,624 In the World

University of the West of England
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 5 5
1994 12 3
1995 12 2
1996 14 54
1997 17 35
1998 26 21
1999 26 20
2000 34 82
2001 38 47
2002 36 62
2003 34 56
2004 36 71
2005 38 154
2006 45 226
2007 58 103
2008 45 110
2009 75 93
2010 69 158
2011 96 1106
2012 89 170
2013 122 257
2014 119 206
2015 119 185
2016 137 477
2017 124 451
2018 133 269
2019 144 269
2020 153 317
2021 155 153

Psychology

The University of the West of England ranked 61st for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 482nd in the World with 1,635 publications made and 60,708 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Education Majors, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry.

Rank Ranking
#61 of 135 In the United Kingdom
#174 of 833 In Europe
#482 of 3,654 In the World

University of the West of England
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 7 1
1994 7 3
1995 8 17
1996 8 36
1997 20 28
1998 19 47
1999 18 14
2000 21 50
2001 25 43
2002 28 38
2003 29 139
2004 49 151
2005 47 149
2006 51 217
2007 84 375
2008 74 273
2009 73 222
2010 93 342
2011 76 235
2012 86 264
2013 86 218
2014 84 460
2015 100 380
2016 105 327
2017 93 522
2018 81 185
2019 98 609
2020 82 107
2021 83 56
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Sexology 33 45 201
Education Majors 36 54 213
Social Work 46 66 222
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 57 110 301
Social Psychology 54 119 376
Occupational Therapy 50 143 383
Special Education 61 124 383
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 65 140 463
Clinical Psychology 53 166 518
Psychiatry 57 184 527
Child Psychology 69 204 569
Cognitive Science 68 237 570

Economics

The University of the West of England ranked 55th for Economics in the United Kingdom and 437th in the World with 877 publications made and 19,816 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics.

Rank Ranking
#55 of 118 In the United Kingdom
#167 of 790 In Europe
#437 of 3,039 In the World

University of the West of England
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 2 1
1994 4 4
1995 2 0
1996 9 9
1997 13 3
1998 12 42
1999 7 12
2000 18 46
2001 22 32
2002 23 4
2003 21 12
2004 27 93
2005 34 60
2006 22 38
2007 30 47
2008 45 154
2009 38 34
2010 49 78
2011 33 69
2012 50 77
2013 42 112
2014 37 99
2015 59 67
2016 53 170
2017 47 120
2018 44 143
2019 49 212
2020 46 53
2021 38 19
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Development Studies 45 86 281
Political Economy 55 116 282
International Relations and Diplomacy 61 139 352
Finance 49 127 385
Actuarial Science 56 193 500
Environmental Economics 47 218 534
Investment Banking and Stock trading 56 195 539
International Trade 72 249 617
International Economics 65 288 717
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 56 307 735

Art & Design

The University of the West of England ranked 50th for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 323rd in the World with 758 publications made and 22,152 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Aesthetics, Art History, Fashion Design, Literature.

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
#50 of 134 In the United Kingdom
#123 of 723 In Europe
#323 of 2,700 In the World

University of the West of England
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 1 0
1994 2 0
1995 4 0
1996 7 1
1997 13 3
1998 5 0
1999 17 6
2000 6 1
2001 12 1
2002 15 6
2003 20 9
2004 18 31
2005 23 29
2006 23 66
2007 30 54
2008 27 42
2009 28 67
2010 36 22
2011 32 1024
2012 51 114
2013 43 82
2014 29 17
2015 45 71
2016 43 53
2017 39 76
2018 47 56
2019 40 51
2020 55 52
2021 47 3
Speciality United Kingdom rank Europe rank World rank
Fashion Design 40 50 124
Photography 30 48 135
Performing arts 35 54 136
Game Design and Development 16 47 155
Aesthetics 54 74 201
Creative Writing 46 68 213
Entertainment Industry Business 43 85 258
Art History 50 90 267
Cinematography 72 151 356
UX/UI Desgin 45 179 382
Literature 64 137 393
Animation 43 142 398
Architecture 44 180 405
Painting and Drawing 57 208 454
Sculpture 57 208 454
Music 75 194 511
Illustration and Concept Art 66 228 518
Singing and Vocal Performance 59 189 537
Computer Graphics 54 206 572
Graphic Design 59 239 599
Multimedia 77 276 689
Interior Design 54 220 702

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of the West of England

Speciality United Kingdom Europe World Rank
Environmental Management 45 161 430
Biochemistry 48 246 681
Geography and Cartography 59 249 687
Microbiology 51 260 763
Math Teachers 70 209 764
Biophysics 52 279 787
Mathematics 62 294 794
Ecology 62 310 846
Botany 50 285 853
Genetics 50 310 875
Environmental Science 64 315 891
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 63 276 920
Astrobiology 62 348 1008
Molecular Biology 55 322 1044
Biology 63 348 1082
Chemistry 65 404 1303
Inorganic Chemistry 58 382 1320
Agricultural Science 73 373 1401
Geology 76 430 1420
Physics 72 481 1598