The University of Edinburgh has one of the top nursing departments in Scotland. It is ranked No 1 for Nursing Studies in the UK by The Times 2010 and Guardian Good University Guides 2008/09. York is rated 2nd for Nursing in the 2010 University Rankings in The Independent and 4th in The Times. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) the Department was rated joint first nationally for health services research, 4th for Nursing and Midwifery and 19th for Epidemiology and Public Health.

Top UK institutions for Nursing programs:
League Table 2010:
1 Edinburgh
2 Glasgow
3 Southampton
4 York
5 Manchester
6 Sheffield
7 Queen's Belfast
8 Nottingham
9 Ulster
10 East Anglia
Source: The Times

League Table 2004:
Rank, Name, Guardian teaching score/100
1 Wales, Bangor 81
2 Plymouth 81
3 University College London 80
4 St George's Hospital medical Schl 79
5 Edinburgh 79
6 Manchester 77
7 Northumbria Uni at Newcastle 77
8 Cardiff 76
9 Hertfordshire 76
10 Wales, Swansea 76
11 Birmingham 76
12 Bradford 75
13 Brunel 74
14 Luton 74
15 Greenwich 73
16 Strathclyde 72
17 Buckinghamshire Chilterns Uni Col 72
18 Bournemouth 71
19 Liverpool 71
20 Southampton 71
21 Central Lancashire 70
22 Ulster 70
23 King's Col, London 70
24 APU 70
25 Nottingham 70
26 Keele 70
27 Brighton 69
28 Sheffield Hallam 69
29 Leeds Metropolitan 69
30 Oxford Brookes 69
31 Staffordshire 68
32 Coventry 68
33 Queen's Belfast 68
34 City 68
35 Middlesex 68
36 Sheffield 68
37 Salford 67
38 Robert Gordon 67
39 St Martin's Col 67
40 Reading 67
41 West of England 67
42 Surrey 67
43 Essex 66
44 Teesside 66
45 Derby 66
46 Abertay Dundee Uni 65
47 Leeds 65
48 Huddersfield 65
49 Newcastle 65
50 Glasgow 65
51 Uni Col Northampton 65
52 Wolverhampton 64
53 East Anglia 64
54 Chester Col of HE 64
55 De Montfort 64
56 Portsmouth 64
57 Liverpool John Moores 63
58 Central England 63
59 South Bank 62
60 York St John Col 62
61 Kingston 62
62 Durham 62
63 Aberdeen 61
64 Nottingham Trent 61
65 Wales Institute, Cardiff 61
66 Glasgow Caledonian 61
67 Sunderland 61
68 Uni Col Worcester 61
69 Hull 60
70 Glamorgan 59
71 Canterbury Christ Church Uni Col 59
72 Thames Valley 59
73 Queen Margaret Uni Col, Edinburgh 59
74 Westminster 59
75 Napier 55
76 Edge Hill Col of HE 55
77 Roehampton 51
Source: Guardian

* Suggested Reading:

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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