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Edge Hill University has been recognised as a world class institution for its outstanding performance in two subject areas.

The University has been ranked by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 as an industry leader in Education and Social Sciences, respectively. 

The institution’s Faculty of Education scored a 401-500 banding in the Education table, covering education, teacher training academic studies. 

Social Sciences ranked among the 601+ banding, which encompasses Geography, Sociology and Politics programmes. 

This latest accolade follows on from Edge Hill’s ranking as one of the top one thousand Universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, in recognition of its performance across teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. 

The University was also recently crowned Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022. The award highlighted the University’s continuous investment in the student experience, its quality of teaching, outstanding facilities and courses that are designed to meet the needs of employers in a competitive jobs market. 

Dr John Cater, Vice-Chancellor of Edge Hill University, said: “This is a deserved accolade that reflects the outstanding teaching, research and management standards that have been set by both the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences. 

“There are some 22,000 universities globally, highlighting what a significant achievement it is to have been recognised as a global leader in higher education at the same time that we have also been named Modern University of the Year. These awards solidify Edge Hill University’s reputation as a first-class institution that delivers high-quality, diverse research and teaching, as well as an outstanding student experience.” 

The World University Rankings include more than 1,600 universities across 99 countries and territories, making them the largest and most diverse university rankings to date. 

To find out more about the University, its programmes and facilities, visit our website or come along on Saturday 13 November to one of our Open Days, bookings can be made online