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The latest QS World University Rankings by Subject has placed 11 social science disciplines in the world’s top five, while a total of 13 social science subjects are ranked in the global top 10.

Success in latest league table rankings

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Published annually since 2011, the rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.

Compared to universities around the world, we achieved the following rankings in each subject area:

Area Studies (SIAS)                   1st

Geography                                  1st

Anthropology                               2nd

Archaeology                                2nd

Law                                               2nd

Politics                                          2nd

Sociology                                     3rd

Social Policy                                3rd

Development Studies                 4th

Education                                      5th

Accounting/Finance (SBS)        5th

Business/Management (SBS)   8th

Economics                                    8th

The full rankings are available to view online: www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2016