Swinburne University of Technology has continued to rise in international rankings and receive global recognition for our world-class research and education.
In the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject, Swinburne has ranked in the top 101-125 institutions in Law and in the top 176-200 in Engineering and Technology.
The complete list of Swinburne’s ranking by subject in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject is:
Arts and Humanities – 301-400
Business and Economics – 401-500
Clinical and Health – 501-600
Computer Science – 201-250
Education – 401-500
Engineering – 176-200
Law – 101-125
Physical Sciences – 201-250
Psychology – 301-400
Social Sciences – 301-400
“These results speak to the quality of our research and our researchers, demonstrating the value of our focus on being a dynamic and digitalised university of technology – delivering impact through positive change globally,” says Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise) Professor Bronwyn Fox.
US News and World Report’s Best Global Universities ranking
Swinburne has also ranked 297th in the US News and World Report’s Best Global Universities, up from 358 last year. This ranking is based on the data of roughly 1,500 schools from 86 countries across 13 variables including global research reputation, volume and quality of publications from students and faculty and international research collaboration. Swinburne’s rankings by subjects are:
Chemistry – 743
Civil Engineering – 56
Computer Science – 196
Engineering – 146
Materials Science – 246
Physics – 488
Social Sciences and Public Health – 481
Space Science – 54
Swinburne’s standing in prestigious world academic ranking lists reflects our commitment to high-quality teaching and research and graduate outcomes.
These rankings follow several achievements in various areas:
- Professor Baohua Jia has been elected one of 118 The Optical Society Fellows
- Swinburne has launched its new Space Technology co-major
- The ARQ Group has partnered with Swinburne to launch an in-house corporate academy
- Swinburne researchers among Australia’s top achievers
- First ever detection of monster black hole collision
- Researchers from the Centre for Translational Atomaterials have developed a lens that could revolutionise miniature cameras