About Plymouth University:

Consistently ranked as one of the leading universities in the UK, and awarded a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2012, Plymouth has a strong record of excellence, enterprise and innovation across its teaching and research activities. Distinguished by its long-term engagement with business and the community, the University enjoys outstanding links with employers and plays a key role in civic and regional leadership. It is the only university in the world to have been awarded the Social Enterprise Mark in recognition of its work in support of the sector. With around 30,000 students, including those studying higher education at its partner colleges throughout the South West, the University is one of largest in the UK. It enjoys a high rate of graduate employment and has recently invested more than £150 million in its estate and facilities to enhance the student experience and support world-class research. Plymouth has embedded sustainability across its operations, and is the overall best performing university in the People & Planet Green League. It is the first modern university to found a medical and dental school - the Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry - and is the leading provider of Higher Education in Cornwall



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings - - - 431 - - - - - 491 501-550 551-600 501-550 501-550 491

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture 292 226 185 242 - 214 209 234 196 208 236 201 227 211
Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - - - 451-500
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - - 401-450 351-400 301-350 401-450
Medicine - - - - - - - - - 351-400 351-400 351-400 401-450 451-500
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences - 275 - 278 280 - 271 268 279 300 301-350 301-350 250 240

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences 266 - - - - - - - - - -
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistry - - - - - - - - - - -
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Civil Engineering 152 202 174 244 195 137 217 259 232 207 195
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 401-450 451-500 451-500
Computer Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 275 252
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environment / Ecology 162 146 142 159 160 134 133 160 138 154 121
Geosciences 172 204 203 222 214 188 214 203 241 247 251
Immunology - - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Mathematics - - - - - - - - - - -
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 259 - -
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - - - - -
Physics - - - - - - - - - - -
Plant & Animal Science 193 194 250 212 225 252 241 257 218 233 235
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - 256 - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 276 248 227
Space Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 163
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -