University of Leicester Ranking

When it comes to universities, Leicester is among the top 25 according to the Times Higher Education REF Research Power rankings. Both the quantity and quality of research-active workers that submitted REF submissions are factors in the Power ranking. Because it provides a clear indication of a combination of top-tier research, global influence, critical mass, and sustainability, research power is significant. 75% of the study has been deemed to have significant positive effects on society, health culture, and the environment on a global scale. Leicester also submitted a significant number of academics (84%) to the REF, showing that the academics are continuing to improve and expand upon the internationally renowned research. Let’s see some of the most recent University of Leicester rankings below:


  • #185 University Ranking - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022
  • #40 University Ranking (UK) - The Complete University Guide 2022 
  • #30 University Rankings - The Guardian 2022
  • #301-400 Universities Rankings - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

Course Rankings

Now let's talk about the University of Leicester course rankings! Leicester has received a THE ranking for PG Business and Economics of 401–500 for 2021. In both the UK publisher's ranking for Business and Management, Leicester has dropped down the list. However, it has consistently ranked well in both the UK publishers' rankings for Accounting & Finance.


Since 2019, Leicester has maintained a 301–400 place in THE's PG Engineering and Technology ranking. Additionally, Leicester has maintained its position between 176 and 200 in THE's PG Computers ranking since 2019. Leicester is ranked in the top 100 universities in the UK for mechanical and electrical engineering by The Complete University Guide. Additionally, it dropped Leicester's computer science position outside of the top 100. 


Business Course Rankings 

  • Accounting & Finance Ranking (The Complete University Guide) 2022: #39
  • Business, Management & Marketing (The Guardian) 2022: #78
  • PG Business and Economics (THE (Times Higher Education)) 2022: #501


Engineering Course Rankings

  • PG Engineering and Technology (THE (Times Higher Education)) 2022: #401
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering (The Complete University Guide) 2021: #63
  • Mechanical Engineering Ranking (The Complete University Guide) 2022: #30


Science Course Rankings

  • QS - Biological Sciences Rankings (QS) 2022: #5
  • Physics & Astronomy Rankings (The Complete University Guide) 2022: #25
  • Psychology Rankings (The Complete University Guide) 2022: #43
  • THE - Psychology Rankings (THE (Times Higher Education)) 2022: #251
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