Liverpool John Moores University Profile

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is a leading modern university located in Liverpool, England (UK). It has more than 24,000 students with three campuses: City Campus, Mount Pleasant Campus, and I M Marsh Campus. LJMU is a member of the University Alliance, the European University Association and the North West Universities Association.

The university has six faculties:
- Faculty of Business and Law
- Faculty of Education, Community and Leisure
- Faculty of Health and Applied Social Sciences
- Faculty of Media, Arts and Social Science
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Technology and Environment

Ranking Profile and Achievements:

- According to the Independent Complete University Guide, it is placed 90th in 2008, 100th in 2009 and 104th in 2010.

- 99th out of 114 institutions in The Times Good University Guide 2010 (94th in 2009).

- 112th out of 117 institutions in the Guardian University Guide 2010 (89th in 2008 & 109th in 2009).

- 90th in Daily Telegraph University Ranking 2007.

-81st out of 132 institutions in the RAE 2008 rating (equal rank with U of Northumbria at Newcastle).

- 68th in the UK on the basis of the proportion of World-leading (4*) research. It is ranked in the Top 4 of post-92 Universities for the following disciplines:
  • 1st for Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • 1st for Sports-Related Studies
  • 1st for General Engineering
  • joint 1st for Architecture and Built Environment
  • 2nd for Physics
  • 2nd for Anthropology
  • 3rd for Biological sciences
  • joint 4th for Computer Science and Informatics
- 83rd in the Financial Times Ranking 2003.

- It is the only University sports department in the country to recieve a Teaching quality score of 24/24, a maximum rating for research (5**).

- Awarded the 2005 Queen's Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education.

- 1st in the UK for sport, hospitality, leisure, recreation and tourism (Times 2005).

- It is the No. 1 university in the northwest in terms of the impact of its research (TQA 2007).

- Scored "Excellent" in Teaching for the following areas: applied social work; building, land and property management; communications and media studies; the Business School; economics; hospitality, leisure, recreation, sport and tourism; organismal biosciences; pharmacy; molecular biosciences; health studies; physics and astronomy and politics.

* Suggested Reading: Top Research Universities in Britain


World of University Ranking and League Table

In UK there are some university league tables published every year by The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Guardian. In Australia the Good Universities Guide rating is a very useful handbook for anyone choosing a tertiary institution. For more information please see University Ranking by Country.

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