Six Faculty of Arts subjects gain top 10 ranking, with all coming in the top 25 in the latest Complete University Guide league tables which sees 129 UK universities and 70 subjects ranked by 10 quality measures important to students.
Music moved up 5 places to 9th. New for 2017, BA in Music and Music Technology students will be the first to take advantage of the extensive refurbishment of its professional recording studio and digital composition facilities.
Philosophy has also moved up, from 18th to 15th. The department covers a broad range of philosophical areas with particular strengths in ethics, metaphysics, language, and aesthetics.
American and Canadian Studies ranks 4th in the UK. The global importance of teaching and learning in the department can be seen through activities such as Journey to Justice, a schools and colleges outreach programme, and the Ending Slavery free online course .
Creative Writing and English both maintain their positions as 6th and 7th respectively. The literature and writing scene in Nottingham is going from strength to strength, aided by the UNESCO City of Literature status conveyed in 2015.
Ranked 9th, Theology and Religious Studies is considered an essential tool for making sense of today’s diverse and complex world. Central areas for study include philosophy of religion, ethics, systematic theology, biblical studies, Islam and Judaism.
All Modern Languages and Culture subjects ranked in the top 20. All courses cover areas such as film, history, linguistics, literature and politics, and students spend their third year abroad in a country or countries where their chosen language or languages are spoken. The quality of support from the Year Abroad Team is reflected in the student satisfaction scores.
Following its jump of four places last year, the University of Nottingham has risen by three to rank 18th, second place in the East Midlands region, as well as being named best in the UK for graduate employment according to the 2017 The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Posted on Thursday 27th April 2017