Oxford Brookes amongst “world’s elite” in 12 subject areas

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

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Oxford Brookes’ global reputation across a diverse range of courses has been recognised in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

The University features amongst the world’s elite institutions in 12 of the 42 subjects featured in this year’s rankings which have been published today (Tuesday 22 March). 

In compiling its data, QS evaluated 4,226 universities which involved over 113 million citations and the provision of over 15,500 programmes.

The twelve subject areas in which Oxford Brookes is considered by QS to be amongst the “world’s elite” are:

To be amongst the world’s elite across twelve diverse subject areas is a testament to the global reputation of our courses and the expertise and commitment of our students and staff.

Paul Inman, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Oxford Brookes University

• Architecture – where the University is in the world’s top 100 
• English Language and Literature – top 200
• Modern Languages - top 200
• Philosophy – top 200
• Computer Science and Information Systems – top 400
• Geography – top 200
• Accounting and Finance – top 150
• Business and Management Studies – top 150
• Education – top 100
• Economics and Econometrics – top 250
• Law – top 200
• Politics and International Studies – top 150

This latest good news in world rankings follows hot on the heels of the announcement last month that Oxford Brookes is ranked fifth in the world for its Global MBA programme in the largest ever QS Distance Online MBA Rankings.

It also follows the news last year that Oxford Brookes has climbed higher in the list of the top 400 universities in the latest QS World University Rankings and has gone up 77 places in the last three years.

Earlier this year, the Times Higher Education also announced that Oxford Brookes has been listed as one of the world’s top universities for its international outlook in its ranking of the top 200 most international universities.

Paul Inman, Pro Vice Chancellor (International Student Recruitment) at Oxford Brookes, commented: “We are delighted to see Oxford Brookes’ international standing being recognised yet again in this latest ranking. To be amongst the world’s elite across twelve diverse subject areas is a testament to the global reputation of our courses and the expertise and commitment of our students and staff.”

“Students across the world are aware of Oxford Brookes’ excellent teaching, research and support and this latest ranking from QS is yet another indicator of our global excellence.” 

Further information on these QS World University Rankings can be found online at www.topuniversities.com.