Subjects taught at The University of Nottingham – including veterinary science – are among the best in the world according to a new league table.

The University of Nottingham ranked 29th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject. Image by Colin Madge (CC BY-SA 2.0).
The University of Nottingham ranked 29th for veterinary science in the QS World University Rankings by Subject. Image by Colin Madge (CC BY-SA 2.0).

This year’s QS World University Rankings by Subject features Nottingham as an elite institution in 37 of the 46 subjects surveyed.

The ranking also features 21 Nottingham subjects in the global top 100, with seven in the top 50.

Highly placed

The university was placed particularly highly in:

  • pharmacy and pharmacology (6th)
  • education (22nd)
  • anatomy and physiology (36th)
  • veterinary science (29th)
  • nursing (42nd)
  • geography (46th)
  • English language and literature (49th)

Registrar at The University of Nottingham Paul Greatrix said: “It is very pleasing to see our investments in teaching and careers have been recognised. These rankings show Nottingham offering not just an outstanding academic experience in a research-rich environment, but also making the world beyond graduation an accessible one.”

Wider success

A total of 4,438 universities were evaluated as part of the survey, with 1,117 institutions making the ranking.

The QS World University Rankings also placed The University of Nottingham as joint 75th in the world and in the top 1% of universities internationally.

It follows the university being named the best in the UK for graduate employment, according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide for 2017.

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