World Leading Linguistics Department


qs world university rankings by subject

We are delighted to announce that the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University has retained its 12th place ranking in the latest QS World University Rankings (QS 2020).

We have now been ranked in the top 15 in the world for eight consecutive years, reflecting our world-class standing. 

The full list of top 100 subjects at Lancaster includes:

  • Linguistics 12th
  • Statistics and Operational research: joint 50th 
  • English Language and Literature 50th 
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business and Management
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geography
  • Art and Design
  • Education
  • Sociology
  • Theology Divinity and Religious Studies

The full results are available online: QS World University Rankings

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