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Bristol engineering courses ranked top by The Times

21 September 2020

Our General Engineering (known as Engineering Design) course has been ranked best in the country by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.

Our General Engineering (known as Engineering Design) course has been ranked best in the country by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.  

Five of our courses were included in the top ten this year. and were both ranked 3rd best in the UK, our Aerospace Engineering course ranked 4th best and  came in at 7th 

These latest results from the The Sunday Times follow on from six of our courses being ranked in the top 10 of The Guardian’s Annual University Guide 

Professor Ian Bond, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at Bristol said: 

“Once again, I am immensely proud of our staff and students in the Faculty of Engineering. Our staff continue to excel in their commitment to balancing rigorous and innovative research with passionate and dedicated teaching. Our students amaze me with their enthusiasm and dedication and it gives me great pleasure each year as a new cohort of our graduates launch into exciting and varied career pathways. I’m delighted by our new rankings in The Times/The Sunday Times, which I believe fully reflects all the hard work that goes on across our Faculty.” 

Overall, the University of Bristol has risen two places to 13th out of 131 UK UniversitiesExcellent graduate prospects and outstanding research were some of the factors that attributed to the University’s rise in the rankings.  

The Sunday Times Good University Guide is based on an analysis of 131 UK universities judged on nine indicators including student satisfaction with teaching quality and their wider student experience, research quality, graduate prospects, entrance qualifications held by new students, degree results achieved, student/staff ratios, service and facilities spend, and degree completion rates. The widely respected guide provides the definitive rankings for UK universities and the most comprehensive overview of higher education in Britain. 

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