QS World Rankings: University of Southampton in Top 100 for Many Subjects

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The University of Southampton has achieved its best ever performance in the QS University rankings by subject, cementing its place as a world-class institution by having five subjects ranked in the top 45 globally and a further seven in the top 100.

The QS rankings, which measure a University’s performance by subject, show that the University is ranked 14 in the world for nursing, 27 for Archaeology, 28 for Earth and Marine Sciences, 41 for Geography and 43 for the Performing Arts.

Other subjects to make the top 100 globally include Computer Science & Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Medicine, Physics & Astronomy and Statistics & Operational Research.

Reacting to the news, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Christopher Snowden, said that:

These results in the QS World Rankings by Subject recognise Southampton’s excellence across a wide range of areas where the University has established an international reputation. Perhaps most importantly, these rankings reflect our impact as a University in the eyes of our peers in industry and academia which substantiates and reinforces our reputation around the world.

This further cements the University’s place as a top-class institution, with the University rising to 81st in the world overall in September.

Professor Mandy Fader, Dean of Health Sciences, said:

Nursing at the University of Southampton is world-leading and I am both proud and delighted to see that the commitment and innovation of our academic teams has produced such outstanding results.

The subjects that are in the top 200 globally are listed below:

Rank
14
27
28
41
43
51-100
51-100
51-100
51-100
51-100
51-100
51-100
101-150
101-150
101-150
101-150
101-150
101-150
101-150
101-150
101-150
151-200
151-200
151-200
151-200
151-200
151-200
151-200
151-200
Subject
Nursing
Archaeology
Earth and Marine Sciences
Geography
Performing Arts
Engineering – Electrical and Electronic
Engineering – Mechanical
Environmental Studies
Computer Science and Information Systems
Medicine
Physics & Astronomy
Statistics and Operational Research
English Language and Literature
Law and Legal Studies
Materials Science
History
Modern Languages
Chemistry
Engineering – Civil and Structural
Education and Training
Psychology
Sociology
Mathematics
Economics and Econometrics
Politics
Biological Sciences
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Accounting and Finance
Linguistics
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