Middlesex University in Top Rankings

Middlesex University is a top new university located in north London, England (UK). The university is audited by the UK's Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education.

The university has four Schools:
  • Business School
  • School of Arts and Education
  • School of Engineering & Information Sciences
  • School of Health and Social Sciences
Middlesex is a top ranking university in research, ranked Number One among post 1992 institutions for "Philosophy" and "History of Art, Architecture and Design" in the latest national Research Assessment Exercise.

Rankings and Ratings:

- 88th out of 113 institutions in the Complete University Guide 2010 (placed 82nd in 2009).

- 106th out of 117 institutions in the Guardian University Guide 2010 (placed 108th in 2009).

- 105th in The Times Good University Guide 2009 and 2010.

- 75th nationally in the Research Assessment Exercise 2008.

- 77% of research submitted was rated as ‘internationally recognised’ (2* or above) in the RAE 2008.

- In the RAE 2008, it is ranked in the top five new universities in the UK for the following subjects:
  • Philosophy (1st among post-92 universities).
  • Business and Management (2nd among post-92 universities, 38th out of 90 institutions in the Research Fortnight ‘power rankings’).
  • Geography and Environmental Studies (4th among post-92 universities).
  • Social Work and Social Policy (including Criminology, Sociology and International Relations) (5th among post-92 universities and ahead of Brunel, Goldsmiths and Southampton).
  • History of Art, Architecture and Design (1st among post-92 universities, 14th in the Research Fortnight ‘power rankings’, and ahead of Warwick, Sussex, Essex, Nottingham and Bristol).
  • Drama, Dance and Performing Arts (2nd among post-92 universities, 14th out of 40 in the Research Fortnight ‘power rankings’ and ahead of Kings, Leeds, St Andrews and Surrey).
-  Middlesex University Business School is rated among the top 20 international business schools in the world, according to the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).

- Awarded a Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade in 2003.

- Awarded Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Work Based Learning in 1996.

- Awarded Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Technology Education in 1998.

- Awarded Queen's Anniversary Prizes for the Flood Hazard Research Centre in 2000.

- Middlesex University Business School is rated as a "Centre of excellence" by the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development).

- It is the No. 1 London University for employment (International Student Barometer, Autumn 2007).

* Suggested Reading: Top New Universities in UK

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