QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

The Faculty of Environment at the University of Leeds has jumped again in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

The annual survey evaluated 1,130 institutions across 48 subjects globally on a range of subjects. The Faculty of Environment has achieved top positions in the following areas:

Earth and Marine Sciences ranked 14th in the world by QS.Geography ranked 20th in the world by QS.Environmental Sciences ranked 43rd in the world by QS.


Earth and Marine Sciences 14th in the World (was 18th in 2017)

Environmental Sciences 43rd in the World (was top 51-100 in 2017)

Geography 20th in the World (was 24th in 2017)

The rankings by subject are based on criteria such as academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact. To produce the rankings for this year over 22 million papers were analysed, producing close to 200 million citations. 1,130 institutions have been ranked across 48 subjects in 5 subject areas, creating 14,000 published entries.

For a full breakdown of the University of Leeds results by subject, visit the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018 website.