Published: 08 March 2017

Success for University of Surrey subjects in QS World University Rankings

The QS World University Rankings 2016/17 have ranked the University of Surrey amongst the top universities worldwide, in 17 subject areas.

The University of Surrey has been ranked amongst the world’s top universities by this years’ QS World University Rankingsin 17 out of 46 of the international league table's subject categories and in all five of their broad subject areas.

Compared with 2015/16, the University has improved its subject rankings in nine categories, with a further six subjects maintaining their position.

Our programmes in Hospitality and Tourism Management were recognised amongst the best in the world, ranking in the top five of the international league table. The University also performed well in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (101-150) and Nursing (51-100).

Professor Vince Emery, Senior Vice-President (Global Strategy and Engagement) at the University of Surrey, commented: “The improvement in our QS subject rankings this year reflects the excellence and dedication of our talented staff, in both teaching and research.

“The University of Surrey has a long-standing reputation of working with business and community to make real difference to peoples' lives, and we will endeavour to contribute more to society by continuing to produce sought-after graduates and world-changing research.”

The University of Surrey is currently ranked 261st overall by the QS World University Rankings.

Learn more about the University of Surrey and explore our league table rankings further.

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