QS Subject Ranking Results 2019

The QS 2019 Subject Rankings (published   March 2019),  show NUI Galway to have achieved a rank in eighteen subjects compared with twenty subjects in 2019. See details below of NUI Galway's performance in the 2019 Subject Rankings and the previous two years rankings. For further details of other universities, click on the QS 2019 Subject Rankings.

QS Subject Ranking 2019

QS Subject Ranking Results Previous Years

 QS Subject Ranking Results, 2017

The QS 2017 Subject Rankings (published 8th March 2017),  show NUI Galway to have achieved ranking in an additional 8 subjects with a total of 20 subjects, this is a marked increase since last year when the University was recognised in just 12 subjects.  

In summary:

  • Three subjects are ranked in the top 200 (Medicine, Earth & Marine Sciences and Geography),
  • English Language and Literature is ranked in the top 150 globally
  • Nursing is ranked in the top 100 in the world.

 QS Subject 2017 Results b


QS Subject Ranking Results, 2016

The QS Subject ranking results are published in spring of each year. NUI Galway has been internationally recognised in 12 subjects out of 36 in the 2016 QS Subject Rankings.

QS Subject Results

For more details on NUI Galway's subject ranking, click on the IRO's Intranet.

QS Subject Metric Weighting

The QS subject ranking is based on four metrics,

The weighting of each of these metrics varies in each subject area. See the breakdown in the table below.

QS Subject Weight Arts 19

QS Subject Weight Engineering 19

QS Subject Weight Nat Science 19

QS Subject Weight  Life Science 2019

QS Subject Weighting Social Sciences 2019 Rev B