Architecture and the Built Environmentat the University of Sydney retains the number one position in Australia for the third year and in the top 16 globally, following the release of the QS 2018 Subject Rankings today.
The prestigious rankings, which are regarded as the most comprehensive global comparison of universities at individual subject level, cements the University of Sydney's position as a global leader in research and educational excellence.
The results of the QS rankings reflect the high calibre of staff we have teaching our degrees and driving our research.Professor John Redmond, Dean of the School of Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney says "We are pleased to retain our number one position in Australia for Architecture and the Built Environment for the third year running. This result cements our place as the best university for Architecture and Built Environment in Australia - a great position to be as we enter our centenary year."
Overall the University was ranked number one in Australia for architecture, English language, modern languages, mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing engineering, sports-related subjects and veterinary sciences.
Dr Michael Spence, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University said "Our continuing strong results in the QS rankings is a testament to the quality of our teaching and research across a broad range of disciplines."
"The University aspires to be the best education and research institution in Australia and among the best in the world as we continue to solve some of the major challenges facing the Australian and international community."
The QS Subject Rankings score universities around the world on their reputation with employers and academics as well as their H-index as an institution (the H-index is a metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of a publication) and citations per research paper.