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QS Unviersity Ranking success

09 Mar 2018

The University of Manchester has retained its ranking as one of the top 10 universities in the UK at which to study Life Sciences and Medicine in the 2018 QS World University Rankings.

The institution has risen from ninth to eighth in the UK rankings and from 50th to 35th in the world. Nursing now takes the number one spot in the UK and has climbed to third in the world.

Life Sciences and Medicine subjects covered in the rankings are:

Subject World ranking 2017 World ranking 2018 UK ranking 2017 UK ranking 2018
Anatomy and Physiology 27 15 7 4
Biological Sciences 48 50 6 7
Dentistry 24 22 4 4
Medicine 47 41 9 9
Nursing 4 3 2 1
Pharmacy and Pharmacology 14 16 6 6
Psychology 38 47 7 10

To compile the results, QS ranked 1,130 institutions across 48 subjects in five subject areas, creating 14,000 published entries.

The full subject rankings can be viewed on the QS website.