The University of Warwick has been ranked as one of the world’s top 25 universities in four subject areas, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.
Statistics & Operational Research (16th); Mathematics (19th); Business & Management Studies (22nd) and Economics & Econometrics (22nd) were assessed to be amongst the best courses in the world.
Three further subjects – English Language & Literature (26th); Accounting & Finance (38th) and History (45th) – also ranked within the prestigious top 50 table.
The QS World University Rankings rate 15,700 university courses at over 1500 universities in 93 countries around the world.
Universities are assessed on a wide range of criteria, including academic peer review, faculty/ student ratio, citations, and employer reputation.
In total, 30 subjects taught across a range of disciplines at Warwick feature in the annual list.
Stuart Croft, Vice Chancellor of the University of Warwick said: “I’m proud to see Warwick is once again right near the very top of the global rankings in a number of subjects.
“We’re fortunate to have so many world-class academics and researchers at Warwick, and our state-of-the-art facilities and innovative approach to teaching means we continue to stand out and make a positive difference not only domestically but also on the global stage.
“We have a vibrant student community here made up of people from over 124 countries who can rightly be proud of these results too.”
The latest QS World University Rankings follows on from a number of high-profile rating successes for Warwick. The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023 ranked Warwick 9th in the list of the UK’s top universities, and 8th in The Guardian’s University Guide 2023.
92% of Warwick’s research was assessed to be ‘world leading or internationally excellent’ by a panel of global experts in the Research Excellence Framework (REF2021).
The 30 subjects taught at the University of Warwick which featured in the QS World University Rankings are:
- Statistics & Operational Research 16
- Mathematics 19
- Business & Management Studies 22
- Economics & Econometrics 22
- English Language & Literature 26
- Accounting & Finance 38
- History 45
- Communication & Media Studies 51-100
- Development Studies 51-100
- Performing Arts 51-100
- Philosophy 51-100
- Politics & International Studies 51-100
- Modern Languages 56th
- Psychology 71
- Computer Science & Information Systems 77
- Sociology 79
- Education (101-150)
- Law (101-150)
- Linguistics (101-150)
- Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies (101-140)
- Chemistry 106
- Physics & Astronomy 128
- Engineering – Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing 130
- Engineering – Electrical & Electronic 150
- Biological Sciences 151-200
- Materials Science 151-200
- Medicine 151-200
- Archaeology 201-240
- Engineering – Civil & Structural 201-230
- Environmental Sciences 301-350