Lancaster climbs in league table rankings

Students graduating at Lancaster University.

Lancaster University ranks 9th overall in the UK according to The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. This shows an impressive climb again for the university, rising two spots from 11th in 2016.

In addition to continued progress in overall rankings, Lancaster University claims top 10 rankings for 18 of its individual subjects.

Top 10 individual subject rankings:

  • 1st Dance, Drama and Cinematics
  • 1st Social Work
  • 2nd Accounting & Finance
  • 2nd French
  • 2nd German
  • 4th Communications and Media Studies
  • 4th Theology and Religious Studies
  • 5th Business Studies
  • 5th Linguistics
  • 5th Politics
  • 6th Creative Writing
  • 6th Mechanical Engineering
  • 6th Philosophy
  • 7th Art and Design
  • 7th Geography and Environmental Science
  • 8th Physics and Astronomy
  • 9th Mathematics
  • 10th Medicine

Lancaster achieved a further top 20 success in 8 individual subjects including English (11th), Subjects allied to Medicine (11th), History (12th), Iberian Languages (14th), Chemical Engineering (17th), Electrical and Electronic Engineering (17th), Computer Science (18th) and Biological Sciences (19th).