23 March 2019

Sheffield School of Architecture rises nine places in global subject rankings

In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019, launched this month, the school placed 21st overall and in the top four UK schools.

These rankings follow some excellent results in league tables over the last year:

  • 1st in The Guardian University League Tables 2019
  • 3rd in the Complete University Guide Subject Tables 2019
  • 3rd in the Times Good University Guide 2019
  • 3rd in the AJ100 Practices Survey 2018

The QS World University Rankings by Subject rank the world’s top universities in individual subject areas, covering 48 subjects as of 2019.

Evaluating over 1,200 universities across 78 countries, each of the subject rankings is compiled using insight from over 83,000 academics, over 42,000 employers and 150 million citations from 22 million academic papers.

Overall, the University of Sheffield has been ranked as the 13th best institution in the UK and 75th in the world, a rise from the previous placing of 82nd.


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