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BSMS in the top 20 best small universities in the world 

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BSMS in the top 20 best small universities in the world

Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) is 11th in the Times Higher Education (THE) list for world’s best small universities in 2019. BSMS is the only institution from the United Kingdom to feature in the top 20.

To be eligible for the ranking, universities must appear in THE’s World University Rankings 2019, teach more than four subjects and have fewer than 5,000 students. With fewer than 1,000 students, BSMS is one of the smallest institutions to feature in the list.

The medical school was formed in 2003 through a partnership between the Universities of Sussex and Brighton and local NHS providers. BSMS also achieved a ranking of 47th in THE's Young University Rankings last year, which was also the highest ranking for a UK-based institution.

Professor Malcolm Reed, Dean of BSMS, said: “I’m delighted to see BSMS in the top 20 in these global rankings. Our staff are committed to providing students with an outstanding education in medicine and related subjects, and our ranking in the top 20 best small universities is further evidence of this. I would also like to acknowledge our NHS colleagues and fantastic support staff at BSMS who work tirelessly to enhance our students’ experience."

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