Guardian League Tables 2014

In the latest Guardian University Guide 2014 Birmingham ranked 15th out of 128 institutions surveyed. The School of Government and Society performed well both with Politics and Sociology appearing appearing in the top 10 in their respective fields.

In the 2014 Politics league table Birmingham is ranked 10th out of the 77 universities listed from across the country. This includes high performances in a variety of areas including 91% of students satisfied with teaching and 86% of students satisfied with the course.

Sociology also performed well, making it to 8th place with 86% of students satisfied with teaching.

Our performance in the Guardian League table this year is a fitting recognition of the hard work and professionalism of all staff in the School of Government and Society and their commitment to excellence in learning and teaching." Dr Graham Timmins, Director of Education.

The University of Birmingham as a whole improved their rankings over last year's position, being ranked 15th out of 128 universities in the 2014 league table. This was a rise of 15 positions from the 2013 rankings.

Guardian University guide 2014 tables:

For more information on how the guide is compiled see the methodology used in compiling the Guardian University Guide.

School of Government and Society: Enhancing your Student Experience

In the School of Government and Society we offer much more than a degree. As a student here, whether undergraduate or postgraduate, you have the opportunity to take part in a wide range of events, with some or all of the costs paid for by the School.

Some of these are targeted to help you build skills and experience for your CV, others are more open events designed to expose you to high-level speakers on current debates relevant to all G&S students.

Degrees and courses

Find out more about our the degrees and courses offered across the school including a full list of Undergraduate and masters modules.