This league table ranks the world’s top universities in individual subject areas, covering 46 subjects as of 2017.
The subject tables are grouped into 5 faculties. Oxford is ranked first for Arts & Humanities; 3rd for Social Sciences & Management; 9th for Engineering & Technology; 3rd for Life Sciences & Medicine; and 5th for Natural Sciences.
Published annually since 2011, the rankings by subject are compiled annually to help prospective students identify the leading universities in a particular subject. Research citations, along with the results of major global surveys of employers and academics are used to rank universities.
The full rankings are available to view online: www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2017.