QS Subject Ranking Results 2018

The QS 2018 Subject Rankings (published   March 2018),  show NUI Galway to have maintained its ranking in a total of 20 subjects. See details below of NUI Galway's performance in the 2018 Subject Rankings. For further details of other universities, click on the QS 2018 Subject Rankings.

QS Subject Ranking 2018

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 breakdown in the table below.

  Subject Rank Weight