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Ranking of University of Plymouth

University Ranking

The Complete University Guide and The Guardian both gave the university good rankings, putting it in positions 71 and 53 for 2021, respectively. As part of their ranking criteria, The Complete University Guide takes into account Graduate Prospects, Research Quality, Research Intensity, and Entry Standards. Entry Standards, Student-Staff Ratio, Value-Added Services, and Career Prospects are the main ranking factors used by The Guardian.

Additionally, the university was given a ranking of 534 by US News & World Report's Global Universities (2021). In addition to other rating factors, the US News & World Report bases their rankings on the number of publications cited, global research reputation, and regional research reputation (12.5% each).

The university has received top rankings from THE (Times Higher Education) and QS World University Ranking, which place it between 401 and 500 and 651 and 700 respectively for 2021. While Times Higher Education (THE) accords equal weight to Research, Teaching and Citations at 30% each, QS places the greatest emphasis on Academic Reputation (40%) followed by Citations per Faculty at 20% and Faculty/Student Ratio each.

Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings801-900501-600501-600501-600NA
QS - World University Ranking701-750601-650651-700651-700601-650
THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking401-500401-500501-600401-500401-500
The Complete University Guide - University Ranking (UK)7777777169
The Guardian - University Rankings7866605341
US News & World Report - Global Universities471516516534541



Course Ranking

Consideration has been given to business courses, engineering courses, and computer courses. Numerous programmes offered by the university's business programmes have received top 80 rankings. programmes such PG Business and Economics, Business and Management Studies, and others.

The University of Plymouth is a well-liked option among applicants seeking to apply to engineering courses when we talk about taking engineering degrees there. Many of the university's engineering programmes rank in the top 50 on the ranking list. For pursuing the computer science programme at the university, the university has been ranked 45 by The Complete University Guide in 2021 when it comes to computer courses.

Ranking for Business Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and EconomicsNA251-300251-300201-250201-250
The Complete University Guide - Accounting & Finance Ranking5566606753
The Complete University Guide - Business & Management Studies (UK)6870656362
The Guardian - Accounting & Finance Rankings4060727175
The Guardian - Business, Management & Marketing5568546470
The Guardian - Guardian Economics Rankings5952515053


Ranking for Engineering Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Engineering and Technology251-300251-300251-300201-250201-250
The Complete University Guide - Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering38252115NA
The Complete University Guide - Architecture Rankings3123232237
The Complete University Guide - Civil Engineering Ranking3836362932
The Complete University Guide - Electrical & Electronic Engineering5645404044
The Complete University Guide - Mechanical Engineering Ranking3236353942
The Guardian - Civil Engineering2939392020
The Guardian - Electronic & Electrical Engineering4820142737
The Guardian - Guardian Architecture Rankings3325261912
The Guardian - Mechanical Engineering 4926465553


Ranking for Computers Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG ComputersNA301-400301-400301-400301-400
The Complete University Guide - Computer Science5150424547


Ranking for Science Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
QS - QS - Biological Sciences RankingsNANA551-600601-620NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences Rankings176-200201-250251-300251-300251-300
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Psychology RankingsNA251-300301-400301-400301-400
The Complete University Guide - Biological Sciences Rankings6365676849
The Complete University Guide - Psychology Rankings6966575844


Ranking for Humanities Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Political Sciences Rankings201-300201-300151-200151-200NA
QS - QS - Art & Design RankingsNANANA201-220NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts & Humanities Rankings301-400301-400301-400301-400401-500
The Complete University Guide - Art & Design Rankings6541515430
The Complete University Guide - Communication & Media Studies RankingsNANANANA27
The Complete University Guide - Sociology Rankings6756574540
The Guardian - Guardian Art Rankings3428444348
The Guardian - Guardian Politics Rankings6967566339
The Guardian - Guardian Sociology Rankings38654045


Ranking for Medicine Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Nursing Rankings101-150101-150101-150151-200NA
QS - QS - Medicine Rankings451-500451-500501-550551-600NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health Rankings301-400401-500501-600501-600401-500
The Complete University Guide - Medicine Rankings1830202827
The Complete University Guide - Nursing Rankings3739283028
The Guardian - Guardian Medicine Rankings142081930


Ranking for Law Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Law RankingsNA126-150NANANA
The Complete University Guide - Law Rankings7463474740
The Guardian - Guardian Law Rankings7339413248



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Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about University of Plymouth
Where is University of Plymouth located?
University of Plymouth is located in Plymouth, UK
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The average first year cost to study in University of Plymouth is INR 2045462
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University of Plymouth has an acceptance rate of 12.5%
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