Ranked 15 in the UK and top 1.5% in the world, Cardiff University is recognised in independent government assessments as one of Britain's leading teaching and research universities. Founded in 1883, the University's expertise in research-led teaching encompasses: the humanities; the natural, physical, health, life and social sciences; engineering and technology and vocational courses. According to the latest league table standings, Cardiff is: Top 5 in: Anatomy and Physiology Architecture Business Celtic Studies Civil Engineering Communications and Media Studies Dentistry East and South-East Asia Studies Environmental Studies European Studies Mechanical Engineering Neuroscience Optometry Pharmacy Psychology Sociology Town and Country Planning Top 10 in: Earth Sciences Education English Language and Literature Law Mathematics Nursing Social Policy Sociology Education at Cardiff is informed by world-class research. Cardiff’s honour roll includes: 2 Nobel Prize winners 9 Fellows of the Royal Society 10 fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering 5 Fellows of the British Academy 20 Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences Cardiff graduates are sought after by employers locally and internationally. 93.7% of Cardiff graduates find work or further study 6 months after graduating. Graduate destinations include top private and public sector organisations.