Department ranked 9th in the world in QS rankings

Posted on 27 February 2019

Department of Social Policy and Social Work moves into the world top 10 and UK top 5

This week the Department confirmed its place among the world's most highly regarded departments for the subject of Social Policy and Administration. The Department is ranked 4th in the UK and 9th in the world in the QS rankings.

Published annually since 2011, the QS World University rankings by subject highlight the world’s top universities in a range of popular subject areas, covering 48 subjects in 2019. Universities are scored according to academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (number of citations per paper).

In total, seven departments at the University were ranked in the world top 100: Archaeology (15th), English and Related Literature (24th), History (top 100), Language and Linguistic Science (top 100), Psychology (top 100), Social Policy and Social Work (9th) and Sociology (top 100).