The world rankings place UWA’s Law School among the top 100 in the world, in 75th position, up from 126-150 last year.
The Law School has improved significantly across both its teaching scores and research indicators.
Law School Dean and Head of School Professor Natalie Skead acknowledged the expertise, dedication and passion behind the success.
“These results are confirmation of the world-class expertise within our Law School,” Professor Skead said.
“Our dynamic, relevant courses are taught by exceptional educators and practitioners, and our research has wide-ranging impact, shaping local and international policy and law reform.
“All Law School staff, students and alumni should be proud of these wonderful results. We pride ourselves on a diverse and inclusive student-centred community driven by a commitment to excellence in legal education, research and service.”
UWA has also improved significantly in Business and Economics, rising to 151-175, up from 176 – 200 last year.
The University is now offering a postgraduate course in Business Analytics, specifically catering to a data-focused future employment market, and the Graduate Certificate in Commerce is now offered online for students to integrate postgraduate study into their working lives.
Within the Law School, the new Criminology major brings together multiple disciplines across the University – from Geography to History and Psychology – providing graduates with a knowledge base about crime and the criminal justice system.