League tables

   
   

League tables

Different league tables measure different influences on the University's rankings among UK and among world universities.  

The figures below are drawn from a representative sample of the tables produced by various ranking organisations.

"World Rankings" reflect Nottingham's position among all universities globally; UK rankings are specific to the UK.

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General Academic Rankings
 UK RankingWorld ranking
(if available)

QS World University Rankings 2018

15

84

ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016

9-15

101-150

The Complete University Guide 2018

18

 

The Guardian University Guide 2018

19

 

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

18

 

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018

21

147

 

The 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject ranked 7 of our subject areas in the ‘top 50’, and a further 14 in the ‘top 100’.

We were shortlisted for the Times Higher Education ‘University of the Year’ in 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2016.

The Times Good University Guide 2017 states:

"Nottingham is back in our top 20 after moving up five places this year, due mainly to a significant increase in student satisfaction. It is the biggest rise among the leading group of universities and enough to earn a shortlisting for our University of the Year award.

A member of the Russell Group, Nottingham has award-winning campuses in China and Malaysia as well as 330 acres of parkland in its home city, one of the most attractive university settings in the UK.

Research

Our research was ranked 8th in the UK for Research Power in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 - the UK's official five-yearly assessment.

Employability

The University of Nottingham is the best university in the UK for graduate employment, according to the 2017 The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, published in September 2016.

We are also ranked in the world top 60 universities for employability by the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017.

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