Oxford Brookes University world leading in 21 subjects

Oxford Brookes world leading in 21 subjects

Oxford Brookes University is a world leading institution in 21 subjects, according to the latest global rankings published today.

In the 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject, the University is ranked in 21 subject areas - two more than in 2023. One subject features in the top 20 globally, while another is in the top 100.

The rankings are published annually, following the analysis of 1,559 institutions,  covering 55 disciplines. 

Oxford Brookes’ main success is Hospitality & Leisure Management, which is ranked 20th globally having moved up four places, and third in the UK. Additionally, Business & Management Studies has retained its ranking in the top 100 globally. 

Psychology and Environmental Sciences were the two new subject areas in the 2024 rankings.

Professor Alistair Fitt, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University, said: "I am very pleased to see that Oxford Brookes University has performed strongly once again in the annual QS World University rankings, at the same time gaining global recognition in two additional subjects. 

“I would like to extend my thanks to our dedicated staff and students for their continued hard work, which is reflected in the ranking tables this year.”

The 21 subjects taught at Oxford Brookes which feature in this year’s rankings are as follows:

Architecture and Built Environment
English Language and Literature
Modern Languages
Computer Science & Information Systems
Engineering - Electrical & Electronic
Engineering - Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing
Biological Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Accounting & Finance 
Business & Management Studies
Economics & Econometrics
Hospitality & Leisure Management
Politics & International Studies
Sports-related Subjects