University of Bath: Bath moves up to 8th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2023

For the fourth year running, the University of Bath is in the top ten of the Complete University Guide. It moves up from 10th place in last year’s national rankings and is also the number one university in the South West for the seventh year in a row.

A list of University of Bath subjects in the top 10, along with their ranking, is as follows:

Accounting and Finance (5th)
Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering (2nd)
Architecture (1st)
Biological Sciences (7th)
Business & Management Studies (4th)
Chemical Engineering (6th)
Chemistry (10th)
Civil Engineering (6th)
Computer Science (10th)
Economics (9th)
Education (8th)
Electrical & Electronic Engineering (9th)
French (8th)
Italian (10th)
Manufacturing & Production Engineering (3rd)
Marketing (1st)
Mathematics (9th)
Mechanical Engineering (4th)
Pharmacology & Pharmacy (8th)
Politics (9th)
Psychology (4th)
Russian & East European Languages (9th)
Social Policy (2nd)
Social Work (7th)
Sociology (3rd)
Sports Science (4th)
Professor Ian White, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Bath said: “It is wonderful to end our academic year with the news that our University has been ranked 8th in the UK in this year’s Complete University Guide.

“That we have risen even further within the top ten and remain the best in the South West is down to the hard work, dedication and commitment of our very special staff and student community. My sincere congratulations to them.

“In line with our University strategy, we are committed to continuing to enhance our education, research and student experience, as well as focussing on excellent employability outcomes for our students.”

The main Complete University Guide table is based on ten measures: Entry Standards, Student Satisfaction, Research Quality, Research Intensity, Graduate Prospects – outcomes, Graduate Prospects – on track, Student-Staff Ratio, Spending on Academic Services, Spending on Student Facilities, and Completion. It includes 130 institutions.