Lancaster retains top ten position in The Complete University Guide 2021


Lancaster has been ranked 8th out of 131 universities in the UK and is the top university in the North West in The Complete University Guide 2021.

In addition to being the leading university in the North West, Lancaster is also ranked number one in the region for both Graduate Prospects and Student Satisfaction.

In the 70 individual subject tables, Lancaster is a top performer and is first in the UK for Student Satisfaction among students of Dance, Drama and Cinematics (Theatre) and Linguistics.

Individual subjects at Lancaster are also ranked in the top ten in the UK including:

·       1st Creative Writing

·       2nd Social Work

·       3rd Linguistics

·       4th Art and Design, Dance, Drama and Cinematics (Theatre)   

·       5th Chemical Engineering

·       6th Communication and Media Studies (including Film), Marketing      

·       7th French, Sociology, Theology and Religious Studies

·       8th Geography and Environmental Science

·       9th Iberian Languages (Spanish), German, Physics, Mathematics

·       10th History, Psychology

Lancaster is currently ranked top ten in all three major HE league tables – Complete University Guide, Guardian and Times and Sunday Times.

The main Complete University League Table is based on ten measures: Entry Standards, Student Satisfaction, Research Quality, Research Intensity, Graduate Prospects, Student-Staff Ratio, Spending on Academic Services, Spending on Student Facilities, Good Honours Degrees, and Completion. The 70 subject tables are based on five measures (Student Satisfaction, Research Quality, Research Intensity, Entry Standards and Graduate Prospects).

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