The latest QS World University Rankings by Subject are out, with the prestigious rankings placing the University of Tasmania amongst the world’s top universities in a range of disciplines.

First amongst them, the University’s Earth and Marine Sciences made the Top 50 in the world, closely followed by Agriculture and Forestry, ranked in the world’s Top 100.

Art and Design now appears in the Top 150, while Environmental Sciences appears in the world’s Top 200.

Numerous other disciplines taught at the University have again made the coveted Top 400 ranks. These include Law and Legal Studies, Sociology, and Education and Training (Top 250 rankings); the University’s Medicine, made the Top 300; Life Sciences and Medicine, Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences and Management all made the Top 400.

The results of the prestigious QS World University by subject rankings 2017 come as no surprise. The University’s world-renowned Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) is the global leader in marine and Antarctic science and climate change research and runs the world’s only bachelor and masters degrees dedicated solely to marine and Antarctic science. The University is also home to earth science-focused CODES, the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits, which is the largest university-based team of ore deposit researchers in the world. The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA), a centre of excellence in agricultural research, development and extension, education and training, provides world-class teaching expertise to the University’s undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The University’s considerable investment in its world class facilities continues to increase, contributing to the University’s ever-increasing standing in the global education market.

The redevelopment of IMAS on Hobart’s waterfront has attained international attention, with the building winning numerous architectural awards, not only of its excellent design but also for its excellent 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 state-of-the-art research facilities. This new medical science precinct keeps Tasmania at the forefront of medical research, clinical translation and education 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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