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.

See details below of the 2017 Rankings. For further details of other universities, click on the QS 2017 Subject rankings.

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,

  • Academic Reputation (AR)
  • Employer Reputation (ER)
  • Citations
  •  H Index

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


Subject Rank Test