University of East Anglia rankings

Rankings for the University of East Anglia

Top rankings for experience, employment and research

UEA is ranked 14th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2017) thanks to an award-winning campus, a 96% international graduate employment rate, and top 1% world research.

Students rated UEA in the 'top 5 for student experience' every year from 2005-2016 (National Student Survey), and the University leads the way in a wide range of specific subject areas.

Guardian League Table 2017 rankings

UEA scored over 90% teaching satisfaction in 18 subject areas, including:

  • 98.7% - Philosophy
  • 98.0% - History
  • 98.0% - History of Art
  • 95.6% - English & Creative Writing
  • 95.2% - Biosciences
  • 95.0% - Law (Guardian League Table 2017)

UEA is ranked in the top UK 15 for 10 subject areas:

  • 3rd - American Studies, including an 11.2 student to staff ratio
  • 5th - History of Art
  • 6th - Nursing & Midwifery, including 98% career after 6 months
  • 8th - Sports Science, including an 11.1 student to staff ratio
  • 9th - Pharmacy & Pharmacology, including 99% career after 6 months
  • 10th - Law
  • 11th - Earth & Marine Science, including an 8.8 student to staff ratio
  • 11th - History
  • 12th - Health Professions, including 87% career after 6 months
  • 15th - Mathematics, including a 12.8 student to staff ratio

'Career after 6 months' measures the percentage of graduates who find graduate-level jobs, or are studying further, within six months of graduation.

For 2017, Medicine scored 100% for career after 6 months, and offers a 7.6 student to staff ratio.

Complete University Guide 2017 rankings

UEA is ranked 14th overall in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2017.

The University scored an overall 90 out of 100 or higher in 19 out of the 31 measured subject areas.

It also scored 4 out of 5 or higher for student satisfaction in 25 out of the 31 measured subject areas.

UEA is ranked in the top UK 15 for 12 subject areas:

  • 1st - Physiotherapy, including 96% graduate prospects
  • 3rd - Aural & Oral Studies, including 85% graduate prospects
  • 4th - Anatomy & Physiology
  • 4th - Occupational Therapy, including 85% graduate prospects
  • 5th - Creative Writing
  • 6th - Nursing, including 99% graduate prospects
  • 7th - History of Art, Architecture and Design
  • 8th - Drama, Dance & Cinematics
  • 11th - Pharmacology & Pharmacy, including 96% graduate prospects
  • 12th - Geology, including 80% graduate prospects
  • 12th - Sports Science
  • 14th - Communications & Media Studies

'Graduate prospects' measures the percentage of graduates in professional jobs or postgraduate study six months after leaving.

For 2017, Medicine scored 100% for graduate prospects, and Computer Science scored 84% for graduate prospects.

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 rankings

UEA is ranked 15th overall in the UK by the The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2017.

The University scored over 90% total score in 13 subject areas, and is ranked in the UK top 15 for 11 subject areas:

  • 9th - American Studies
  • 11th - Communication & Media Studies
  • 9th - Creative Writing
  • 13th - Geology
  • 14th - History
  • 13th - History of Art
  • 12th - Law
  • 15th - Medicine
  • 14th - Nursing
  • 2nd - Physiotherapy
  • 5th - Social Work

CWTS Leiden 2016 rankings

The CWTS Leiden Ranking offers key insights into the scientific performance over 800 major universities worldwide.

  • 10.6% of Physical Sciences and Engineering research articles were considered to be within the top 10% of their field.
  • 14.7% of Biomedical and Health Sciences research articles were considered to be within the top 10% of their field.
  • 19.4% of Life and Earth Sciences research articles were considered to be within the top 10% of their field.
  • 11.9% of Social Sciences and Humanities research articles were considered to be within the top 10% of their field.
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