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Ulster University Rankings 2024-25

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Ulster University Ranking for 2024

Ulster University stands as a beacon of academic excellence and cultural diversity, consistently earning top spots in global university rankings. This prestigious institution offers a comprehensive array of courses spanning various fields and disciplines, catering to the diverse interests and aspirations of its vibrant student community. In the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2023, Ulster University has secured an impressive position within the 601-800 bracket, marking a notable improvement from its previous year's ranking in the same band. This upward trajectory underscores the university's dedication to continuously enhancing its academic standards and global recognition.

Furthermore, Ulster University's exceptional performance has been duly recognized by the esteemed QS World University Rankings, where it has achieved an impressive 498th position globally in the 2024 edition. Additionally, the US News & World Report Global Universities Ranking for 2023 has placed Ulster University at an admirable 814th spot, further solidifying its reputation as a globally acclaimed institution of higher learning.

Delving into the QS World University Rankings for 2023, Ulster University's standing within the 601-650 range reflects its consistent progress and commitment to excellence. Notably, QS has acknowledged Ulster University as one of the top-ranked universities in the United Kingdom, a testament to its exceptional academic prowess and the quality of education it provides to its students.

 

Ulster University - QS Ranking 2024

In the QS Ranking 2024, Ulster University has made significant strides, improving its global position to 498th from 601st in 2023 and 651st in 2022. Additionally, the university has entered the regional ranking for Europe at 225th place, showcasing its growing recognition and competitiveness within both European and global academic spheres. These advancements underscore Ulster University's commitment to enhancing its academic reputation and research contributions on an international scale.

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

Europe

-

-

225

World University

651

601

498

 

Ulster University - US News & World Report Ranking

According to the US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings 2023, Ulster University improved its standing to 814th globally, showing progress from 866th in 2022 and 850th in 2021. This upward trend reflects Ulster University's dedication to advancing its academic quality and global reputation, marking a positive trajectory in international rankings over recent years.

 

Ranked by

2021

2022

2023

Global Universities

850

866

814

 

Ulster University - THE (Times Higher Education) Ranking 2024

According to the THE (Times Higher Education) Ranking Ulster University has maintained a steady position in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, securing the 601st rank globally for three consecutive years - 2022, 2023, and 2024. This consistent performance underscores the university's commitment to upholding its academic standards and reputation in the international higher education landscape.

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

University

601

601

601

 

Ulster University - The Guardian Ranking 2024

If we talk out the Guardian Ranking 2024, Ulster University has significantly improved its position to 28th, a notable rise from 38th in 2023 and 58th in 2022. This upward trajectory underscores the university's commitment to academic excellence and student satisfaction, reflecting its growing reputation within the UK higher education landscape. These rankings highlight Ulster University's consistent efforts to enhance its educational offerings and overall campus experience.

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

University

58

38

28

 

Ulster University - The Complete University Guide Ranking 2024

In The Complete University Guide's annual rankings of UK universities, Ulster University has maintained a strong position, securing the 44th rank in both 2022 and 2023. However, in the 2024 edition, the university witnessed a slight dip, placing 49th among British institutions. Despite this minor fluctuation, Ulster University's consistent presence among the top 50 UK universities reflects its reputation and academic prowess within the nation's higher education sector.

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

UK University

44

44

49

 

Ulster University - QS Ranking 2024

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

Biological Sciences

-

601

601

Nursing

51

51

51

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

-

251

251

 

Ulster University - THE (Times Higher Education) Ranking

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

Arts and Humanities

401

501

401

Clinical and Health

401

401

301

Engineering

401

501

501

Life Sciences

401

301

401

PG Business and Economics

601

601

601

PG Computer Science

601

601

601

Psychology

201

201

301

 

Ulster University - The Guardian Ranking 2024

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

Accounting and Finance

20

21

17

Architecture

23

25

5

Business and Management

66

68

45

Civil Engineering

25

20

22

Economics

32

42

23

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

13

17

20

Journalism

48

46

15

Law

46

48

48

Mechanical Engineering

24

24

36

Media and Film Studies

77

57

65

Politics

57

54

61

Sociology and Social Policy

71

64

81

 

Ulster University - The Complete University Guide Ranking 2024

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

Accounting and Finance

30

20

30

Architecture

13

17

13

Art and Design

13

18

28

Biological Sciences

64

47

41

Business and Management Studies UK

43

45

44

Chemical Engineering

-

20

24

Civil Engineering

18

19

29

Communication and Media Studies

37

20

40

Computer Science

48

49

45

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

25

23

40

Law

30

35

36

Mechanical Engineering

21

23

31

Nursing

35

23

10

Psychology

55

35

49

Sociology

70

27

51

 

Course Rankings:

 

Ulster University, B.A.

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Sociology and Social Policy

71

64

81

The Guardian - Politics

57

54

61

The Complete University Guide - Sociology

70

27

51

The Complete University Guide - Art and Design

13

18

28

 

Ulster University, B.Arch

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Architecture

23

25

5

The Complete University Guide - Architecture

13

17

13

 

Ulster University, B.E. / B.Tech

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Civil Engineering

25

20

22

The Guardian - Electronic and Electrical Engineering

13

17

20

The Guardian - Mechanical Engineering

24

24

36

The Complete University Guide - Electrical and Electronic Engineering

25

23

40

The Complete University Guide - Mechanical Engineering

21

23

31

The Complete University Guide - Chemical Engineering

-

20

24

The Complete University Guide - Civil Engineering

18

19

29

The Complete University Guide - Computer Science

48

49

45

 

Ulster University, B.J.M.C.

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Media and Film Studies

77

57

65

The Guardian - Journalism

48

46

15

The Complete University Guide - Communication and Media Studies

37

20

40

 

Ulster University, B.Sc.

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Complete University Guide - Biological Sciences

64

47

41

The Complete University Guide - Psychology

55

35

49

 

Ulster University, BBA

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Business and Management

66

68

45

The Guardian - Accounting and Finance

20

21

17

The Complete University Guide - Accounting and Finance

30

20

30

The Complete University Guide - Business and Management Studies UK

43

45

44

The Guardian - Economics

32

42

23

 

Ulster University, BSN

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Complete University Guide - Nursing

35

23

10

 

Ulster University, LL.B.

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Law

46

48

48

The Complete University Guide - Law

30

35

36

 

Ulster University, LL.M.

 

Ranked by

2021

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Law

201

 

Ulster University, M.A.

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts and Humanities

401

501

401

 

Ulster University, MIM

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics

601

601

601

 

Ulster University, MS

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

QS - Pharmacy and Pharmacology

-

251

251

QS - Biological Sciences

-

601

601

THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences

401

301

401

THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering

401

501

501

THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computer Science

601

601

601

 

Ulster University, MSN

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

QS - Nursing

51

51

51

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Nursing

201

201

-

 

Ulster University, Others PG

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

THE (Times Higher Education) - Psychology

201

201

301

THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health

401

401

301

 

Ulster University, Accounting & Commerce

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Accounting and Finance

20

21

17

The Complete University Guide - Accounting and Finance

30

20

30

 

Ulster University, Architecture & Planning

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Architecture

23

25

5

The Complete University Guide - Architecture

13

17

13

 

Ulster University, Arts ( Fine / Visual / Performing )

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts and Humanities

401

501

401

The Complete University Guide - Art and Design

13

18

28

 

Ulster University, Business & Management Studies

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Business and Management

66

68

45

The Complete University Guide - Business and Management Studies UK

43

45

44

The Guardian - Economics

32

42

23

THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics

601

601

601

 

Ulster University, Engineering

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering

401

501

501

THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computer Science

601

601

601

The Guardian - Civil Engineering

25

20

22

The Guardian - Electronic and Electrical Engineering

13

17

20

The Guardian - Mechanical Engineering

24

24

36

The Complete University Guide - Electrical and Electronic Engineering

25

23

40

The Complete University Guide - Mechanical Engineering

21

23

31

The Complete University Guide - Chemical Engineering

-

20

24

The Complete University Guide - Civil Engineering

18

19

29

 

Ulster University, Humanities & Social Sciences

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Complete University Guide - Psychology

55

35

49

THE (Times Higher Education) - Psychology

201

201

301

The Guardian - Sociology and Social Policy

71

64

81

The Guardian - Politics

57

54

61

The Complete University Guide - Sociology

70

27

51

 

Ulster University, Law

 

Ranked by

2021

2022

2023

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Law

201

-

-

The Guardian - Law

-

46

48

The Complete University Guide - Law

-

30

35

 

Ulster University, Mass Communication & Media

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Media and Film Studies

77

57

65

The Guardian - Journalism

48

46

15

The Complete University Guide - Communication and Media Studies

37

20

40

 

Ulster University, Medicine & Health Sciences

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

QS - Pharmacy and Pharmacology

-

251

251

THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health

401

401

301

 

Ulster University, Nursing

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

QS - Nursing

51

51

51

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Nursing

201

201

-

The Complete University Guide - Nursing

35

23

10

 

Ulster University, Science

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

QS - Biological Sciences

-

601

601

The Complete University Guide - Biological Sciences

64

47

41

THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences

401

301

401

The Complete University Guide - Computer Science

48

49

45

 

Ulster University, Biology

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

QS - Biological Sciences

-

601

601

The Complete University Guide - Biological Sciences

64

47

41

THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences

401

301

401

 

Ulster University, Business Economics

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Economics

32

42

23

THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics

601

601

601

 

Ulster University, Chemical Engineering

 

Ranked by

2023

2024

The Complete University Guide - Chemical Engineering

20

24

 

Ulster University, Civil Engineering

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Civil Engineering

25

20

22

The Complete University Guide - Civil Engineering

18

19

29

 

Ulster University, Computer Science

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Complete University Guide - Computer Science

48

49

45

 

Ulster University, Computer Science Engineering

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computer Science

601

601

601

 

Ulster University, Electrical Engineering

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Complete University Guide - Electrical and Electronic Engineering

25

23

40

 

Ulster University, Electronics Engineering

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Electronic and Electrical Engineering

13

17

20

 

Ulster University, Mechanical Engineering

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Mechanical Engineering

24

24

36

The Complete University Guide - Mechanical Engineering

21

23

31

 

Ulster University, Politics

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Politics

57

54

61

 

Ulster University, Accounting

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Accounting and Finance

20

21

17

The Complete University Guide - Accounting and Finance

30

20

30

 

Ulster University, Journalism

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Journalism

48

46

15

 

Ulster University, Pharmacy

 

Ranked by

2023

2024

QS - Pharmacy and Pharmacology

251

251

 

Ulster University, Political Science

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Politics

57

54

61

 

Ulster University, Psychology

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Complete University Guide - Psychology

55

35

49

THE (Times Higher Education) - Psychology

201

201

301

 

Ulster University, Sociology

 

Ranked by

2022

2023

2024

The Guardian - Sociology and Social Policy

71

64

81

The Complete University Guide - Sociology

70

27

51

 

Year

QS Ranks

US News Ranks

2023

#601 - 650

#814

2022

#651 - 700

#814