Britain's Best Campus University - it's official

The University of Bath has excelled itself, coming out at the top of the pile in the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) results, which have just been made public today (19 December 1996). The only institutions to score better than Bath are the universities of Oxford and Cambridge and the University of London (parts of).

The grades achieved (maximum 5star) by the University's teaching and research departments are set out below:

Pharmacy 5
Biological Sciences 5
Chemistry 4
Physics 4
Pure Mathematics 5
Applied Mathematics 5
Statistics and Operational Research 5
Computer Science 5
Chemical Engineering 5
Electrical and Electronic Engineering 4
Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Eng 5star
Metallurgy and Materials 4
Built Environment 3a
Economics and Econometrics 3a
Social Policy and Administration 5
Social Work 3a
Sociology 3a
Business and Management Studies 5
European Studies 5
Education 5

The weighted average for the University is 4.5. Last time's (1992) weighted average was 3.8

There is a full table available.

The University of Bath has over 2,000 residential places (95% on campus) and guarantees accommodation, for the first year, for all new undergraduate students and all new full-time overseas postgraduates (not previously students at Bath) who register with the University before the start of the new academic year.

Last update: 20 Feb 1997
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