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Our UK league table rankings
Our latest rankings in the three main UK university league tables are:

  • 16th in the The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.
  • 15th in The Complete University Guide 2022, 18 subject areas in the top 10.
  • 17th in The Guardian University Guide 2022, with number one rankings for Civil Engineering and Electrical & Electronic Engineering and a total of seven of our subject areas in the top 10. 
  • These rankings make us the Top UK University in Malaysia.

Our international league table rankings

  • 77th in the QS World University Rankings (2022).
  • Our subjects are ranked in the top 100 globally, according to QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021: Electrical & Electronic Engineering (62nd out of 503); Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering (75th out of 500).
  • 124th in Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022 and 16th among UK universities listed. 
  • 11th in Times Higher Education's (THE) 'Golden Age' universities 2020 - the top 200 institutions founded as universities between 1945 and 1967. Southampton is second among the UK universities featured.