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Nottingham's Pharmacy and Pharmacology continue to lead the way as among the best subjects in the world


Five Nottingham subjects have been ranked as in the top 50 in the world according to a new league table.

This year’s ‘QS World University Rankings by Subject’ shows four of the subjects to also feature in the top 10 when compared to other UK universities.

Nottingham’s highest ranking subjects have consistently featured in the top of the table over the last few years. They are; Pharmacy & Pharmacology (8th in the world rankings and 4th in UK), ),  Nursing (27th in world rankings and 5th in UK), Veterinary Science (36th in the world and 7th in UK), Education (43rd in the world and 8th in the UK), and English Language & Literature (48th in the world and 16th in UK)

The ranking also features 27 of the 34 subjects ranked at Nottingham as being in the world top 150.

Thousands of universities were evaluated as part of the survey, with around 1,000 institutions making the official ranking.

The QS World University Rankings by subject series are based on academic reputation, employer reputation, citations per research publication paper and an index that looks at productivity and impact of work published. It allows prospective students to compare universities in their particular area of interest.


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Notes to editors: 

The University of Nottingham is a research-intensive university with a proud heritage, consistently ranked among the world's top 100. Studying at the University of Nottingham is a life-changing experience and we pride ourselves on unlocking the potential of our 44,000 students - Nottingham was named University of the Year for Graduate Employment in the 2017 Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, was awarded gold in the TEF 2017 and features in the top 20 of all three major UK rankings. We have a pioneering spirit, expressed in the vision of our founder Sir Jesse Boot, which has seen us lead the way in establishing campuses in China and Malaysia - part of a globally connected network of education, research and industrial engagement. We are ranked eighth for research power in the UK according to REF 2014. We have six beacons of research excellence helping to transform lives and change the world; we are also a major employer and industry partner - locally and globally.

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Posted on 28th February 2019

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