NUS is world’s top 10 for 13 subjects, and Asia’s best for 25 subjects

(22 March 2016) The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been placed among the world’s 10 best universities for 13 subjects, up from 11 subjects last year, across various subject areas from engineering and technology, natural sciences, arts and humanities, as well as social sciences and management, according to the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016. The University is also Asia’s best across 25 subjects, up from 21 subjects last year.

NUS is ranked among the world’s top five universities in two subjects – third for Civil & Structural Engineering, and fifth for Chemical Engineering.

QS has introduced 6 new subjects to the rankings this year, bringing the total number of individual disciplines ranked to 42. The new subjects are: Anthropology, Archaeology, Engineering – Mineral & Mining, Nursing, Performing Arts, Social Policy & Administration. Among these new subject areas, NUS has been placed among the world’s top 10 for Social Policy & Administration.

NUS was ranked in 34 of the 42 subjects relevant to the university, making the top 30 worldwide for a total of 33 subjects. NUS also improved in the rankings for 16 subjects, rising on average 3.7 places for each course.

The announcement in full is here.