Subjects score highly in UK and global league tables
These are Art & Design ranked 2nd , Biological Sciences ranked 10th; Business and Management Studies ranked 7th; Communication and Media Studies ranked 10th; Drama, Dance and Cinematics ranked 7th; Geography and Environmental Science ranked 10th; Linguistics 8th ; Marketing 1st; Mathematics 10th; Physics and Astronomy 7th; Social Policy 7th ; Social Work 7th and Sociology ranked 5 th. Lancaster University is 11th in the table overall.
Lancaster also features in the world's elite (Top 200) institutions in 18 of the 30 subjects featured in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject, published on 8 May 2013. Subjects ranked in the top 50 are Linguistics ranked 10th; Geography ranked 37th, Sociology ranked 38th and Accounting and Finance 47th.