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The latest QS rankings are out that focus on the top performing institutions across the globe in a wide range of academic areas and disciplines. This time round the 2017 ranking covers 46 subjects and extends its reach by featuring a range of new subjects that include: anatomy & physiology, hospitality & leisure management, sports-related subjects and theology, divinity & religious studies. To further support prospective students in their choice of international studies, this year five broad subject areas make their debut in - arts & humanities, engineering & technology, life sciences & medicine, natural sciences and social sciences & management.
The ranking that measures indicators as employer and academic reputation as well as research citation, uncovers how nations as China and Russia continue to shift competition, steadily increasing their representation in the top ranks Vis-a-Vis the well know world’s top performers. The U.S. and UK continue to hold the top spots but in contrast show more declining trends.
The annual QS Subject ranking 2017 reveals:
With six newcomers the rankings are stable this year, above giving the opportunity for some often not recognised universities to make their appearance on the stage of subject and disciplinary excellence, compared to the classical and broad league tables.
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017SHARE