The latest QS World University Rankings by Subject are out and the University of Tasmania has again been ranked amongst the world’s top universities in a range of disciplines with the University’s earth and marine sciences, and agriculture and forestry making the top 100 in the world. Numerous other disciplines taught at the University have again made the coveted “Top 400” ranks.

The results of the prestigious QS World University by subject rankings 2016 come as no surprise. The University’s world renowned Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) is the global leader in Antarctic and climate change research and education and runs the world’s only bachelor and master’s degrees dedicated solely to marine and Antarctic science. The University is also home to CODES, the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits, the largest university-based team of ore deposit researchers in the world; and the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA), a centre of excellence in agricultural research, development, extension, education and training.

Other disciplines taking one of the much sought after places in the Top 400 include Geography and Area StudiesEnvironmental Science, Philosophy, and Sociology (Top 200); the University’s Medicine, and Education made the Top 250 while Biological Science also made the Top 400.

The University’s considerable investment in its world class facilities continue to increase, seeing a concomitant rise in its standing in the global education market.

The redevelopment of IMAS on Hobart’s waterfront is internationally recognised with the building having won numerous architectural awards in recognition not only of its excellent design but for its world-class scientific facilities.

The Menzies Institute for Medical Research also based in the capital city’s central business district and opposite the State’s main teaching hospital has invested close to $150,000,000 in world class research facilities. This new Medical Science precinct keeps Tasmania at the forefront of medical research, clinical translation and education both in Australia and internationally.

These achievements are underpinned by the University of Tasmania’s  focus on providing students with quality education, smaller classes and personalised attention and for this reason it can be confident that it will continue to be one of Australia’s premier university for teaching excellence.

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