UON Civil Engineering 45th in QS World University Rankings
In the most recent QS World University Rankings by Subject list the University of Newcastle’s Civil and Structural Engineering discipline has entered the Top 50, increasing its ranking by 4 places up to 45th in the world.
The international list ranks the university in the world’s top 100 universities for three subjects and in the top 200 universities for a further nine subjects.
The Geography discipline ranked in the top 100 for the second year in a row, and Linguistics, which entered the QS World subject rankings last year, moved into the top 100. Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, each
ranked in the world’s top 200. The Environmental Sciences program debuted on the Top 200 list this year.
Vice-Chancellor, Professor Caroline McMillen, said “UON consistently ranks in the top three percent of universities in the world and in the top ten universities in Australia for research intensity. The latest QS subject rankings recognise the achievements of our staff who work hard across a range of disciplines to engage as global leaders who drive worldclass innovation in our community and region.”
The QS World University Rankings by Subject are based on surveys of 70,000 academics and graduate employers, alongside research citations and research impact. For this fourth edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, QS evaluated more than 3,000 universities and ranked more than 800 institutions in total. Sixty-eight million citations were analysed and QS verified the provision of 8,391 programs.