Five subjects at the University of Sussex have been named among the best in the country in the latest university league tables.
American Studies , Art History , Drama, Dance and Cinematics , Criminology and Education have all been ranked among the top ten in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 (TST).
Business Studies , History and Psychology also appeared in the top quartile of institutions while in total ten subjects, including Chemistry , Electrical and Electronic Engineering , Physics and Astronomy , Mechanical Engineering and Neuroscience , improved their ranking since the 2020 tables.
Overall the University retained its place among the top 50 universities in the country with a ranking of 44th.
The TST uses nine indicators to rank universities; student experience, teaching quality, research quality, completion rate, graduate outcomes, entry standards, student/staff ratio, firsts and 2:1s, and services/facilities spend), using data obtained from various sources including HESA (Staff, Student and Finance data), the latest available NSS data and new Graduate Outcomes data for 2017/18.
The University scored above the 2020 sector median in research quality, entry standards, graduate prospects, completion rate, student-staff ratio and services/facilities spend.
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By: Neil Vowles
Last updated: Thursday, 1 October 2020