Southampton Rises to 16th in the Complete University Guide Rankings


Out of the 123 universities in the 2015 rankings, the University of Southampton has risen from 20th to 16th in the league table. 

Southampton was also placed top 20 in 24 subject areas, out of a total of 37. 12 subjects from the university were also placed in the top 10.

The highest movement in the table was mathematics, which has entered the top 20 at 16th; and for a consecutive year, all engineering subjects have been placed in the top 10.

Here are the 12 subjects that were placed in the top 10 in their respective subject tables:

  • Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering (4th)
  • Aural and Oral Sciences (7th)
  • Civil Engineering (4th)
  • Communication and Media Studies (9th)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering (3rd)
  • French (10th)
  • General Engineering (9th)
  • Geology (10th)
  • Iberian Languages (7th)
  • Marketing (9th)
  • Mechanical Engineering (9th)
  • Nursing (3rd)

The full university league table can be found on the complete university guide website.


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