Rise in world rankings for University of Greenwich


Vital subjects taught at the University of Greenwich have climbed the world rankings.

In the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021, Greenwich has climbed 100 places on last year to reach the top 301-400 for Life Sciences, as well as Social Sciences.

Psychology at Greenwich maintained its position at 251-300, while both Education and Clinical Health, which has risen 100 places on last year, are placed at 401-500.

Business and Economics maintained its position of 301-400 in the 2021 table.

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Jane Harrington, said: ""These results are very encouraging. To see Life Sciences and Social Sciences climb 100 places each is very impressive. It is also good to see Psychology maintain its position in the top 251-300. This is a great achievement and my thanks go to everyone for their hard work."

Rankings are based on 13 performance indicators grouped into the areas of teaching, research, international outlook, research influence and industry income.

Life Sciences highlights the universities that are leading across the following disciplines: agriculture and forestry, biological sciences, veterinary science and sport science.  

Social Sciences looks at sociology, geography, politics and international studies, as week as communication and media studies subjects.

Psychology covers several areas of the subject, including educational, sport, business, animal and clinical psychology.

Education looks at education, teacher training and academic studies in education subjects.

Clinical health covers medicine, dentistry and other health subjects.

Business and Economics looks at business and management, accounting and finance, and economics and econometrics subjects.

Earlier this year Greenwich maintained its position in the overall THE World University Rankings.