Date of release: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Vital subjects taught at the University of Greenwich have been ranked in the world's top 500.

In today's Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Greenwich ranks in the top 401-500 group of universities for Engineering and Technology.

Earlier results ranked the university in the top 251-300 in Psychology, the top 500 in pre-clinical, Clinical & Health studies, and top 800 globally in Physical Sciences.

Vice Chancellor of the university, David Maguire, said: "This is another huge achievement. Our commitment to teaching and research excellence continues to move us up the global university rankings.

"We always look to improve though, and will continue to focus on giving our students the abilities to excel in their chosen fields."

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

Greenwich improved on its position last year in four out of the five areas of assessment, with significant improvement in international outlook (up to 97.9 from 84.7 in 2018) and research – up to 13.6.

The university has international students from 168 countries, and there are 17,450 students studying overseas and over 20,000 learning in the UK.

Full rankings are available for Psychology, pre-clinical, Clinical & Health studies, and Physical Sciences.

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More on the university's Faculty of Engineering & Science here: https://www.gre.ac.uk/engsci.