School of Law climbs into global top 300

Posted on 08 March 2017

Keele University’s School of Law has been ranked amongst the world’s top academic departments in the latest QS World University Subject Rankings.

The School of Law has climbed into the top 300 in the global league table, based on its academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.

Professor Alison Brammer, Head of the School of Law, has praised academics and staff ahead of the School’s 50th anniversary celebrations in May.

Professor Brammer said: “The School of Law is celebrating 50 years since its first enrolment of students, so I am delighted that our flourishing community of students and staff can celebrate entering the Global Top 300 ranking at the same time.

“This represents clear recognition of our distinctive profile as an innovative, exciting, research-led school with a strong commitment to student experience, that fosters critical thinking and promotes employability.”

The QS World University Subject Rankings were announced today, highlighting top universities in 42 subjects globally.

Keele’s School of Law is known internationally for its world-leading research and provision of high-quality courses. The School prides itself on its distinctive and outward-looking law degrees which cover a full spectrum of needs and interests.

In the 2014 REF the School of Law was ranked 22nd for research with 65% being world-leading or internationally excellent, and 53% of submitted impact work judged as world-leading, placing it in the top 15 for world-leading impact work.

Find out more about the School of Law at Keele University.