Queen Mary is one of the leading colleges in the federal University of London, consistently placed among the top research universities in the UK and amongst the world's best institutions. It is a member of the 1994 Group of research-focused universities.

The University's academic departments and institutes are organised into three sectors: Science and Engineering; Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws; and the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Subjects offered include Biological and Chemical Sciences; Business and Management; Comparative Literature; Computer Science; Design and Innovation; Drama; Engineering; English; Film Studies; Geography; and more.

Queen Mary has its roots in four historic colleges: Queen Mary College, Westfield College, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College and the London Hospital Medical College.


- According to the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings, it is placed 149th in 2007, 160th in 2008, 164th in 2009.

- Placed among the top 200 universities in the world in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2009. In addition the Physics department is rated joint 8th best in the UK and 78th in the world.

- Placed among the Top 10 Law Schools in the UK, ranked 9th in both The Times and Guardian 2010.

- According to The Complete University Guide, it is placed 39th in 2008, 43rd in 2009 and 43rd in 2010.

- 57th nationally in the Guardian University Guide 2010.

- 36th out of 114 leading institutions in The Times Good University Guide 2010.

- 11th in the UK in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) according to the Guardian; and in 13th place out of the 132 institutions according to the Times Higher Education. It was the biggest star among the research-intensive institutions, went from 48th in 2001 to 13th in the 2008 Times Higher Education table.

- Placed in the top 150 globally for Life Sciences and Biomedicine (THE-QS 2008).

- 1st for Linguistics and Drama (RAE 2008).

- 5th for German Language (Times 2006).

- Ranked among the world's top 100 universities (Times Higher Education Supplement 2004).

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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