The University of Essex is ranked in the top 50 for the social sciences

The University of Essex is ranked in the top 50 for the social sciences in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.

This is the second year running Essex is ranked in the top 50 – sitting at 47th – and we’re also ranked 51st for law and 151st-175th for business and economics.

Executive Dean for Social Sciences, Professor Moya Lloyd, said: “Our Faculty of Social Sciences at Essex is world-leading and committed to delivering research excellence while providing our students with a transformative educational experience.

“We’re attracting more students than ever before and we’re investing in new academic staff so it is great our global reputation is underlined by this latest ranking.

“This is an incredibly exciting time for social sciences at Essex. We are engaging with the big issues facing our world and continuing to innovate through the use of quantitative social science, data analytics and bio-social research.”

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