42 UCD subjects in new QS World Subject Rankings

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42 UCD subjects feature in new QS World University Rankings by Subject

Published 07 July 2022

42 University College Dublin subjects feature in the new QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 list.

UCD was named amongst the best universities globally in the study of 42 out of the 51 subjects ranked, up from 38 in 2021. In total, the University ranks number one in Ireland in 20 out of 51 subjects ranked by QS, up from 16 in 2021:

Arts & Humanities

  • Archaeology
  • Architecture / Built Environment
  • History

Social Sciences & Management

  • Business & Management Studies
  • Library & Information Management
  • Politics & International Studies
  • Sociology
  • Sports-related Subjects
  • Statistic s & Operational Research

Engineering & Technology

  • Engineering - Chemical
  • Engineering - Civil & Structural
  • Petroleum Engineering

Life Sciences & Medicine

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Veterinary Science

Natural Sciences

  • Earth & Marine Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Mathematics

Professor Mark Rogers, Acting President, UCD said: “It is encouraging that, in general, our scores under this measure have improved. This measure goes up when other academics become more aware of the great research and scholarship being undertaken here at UCD. I hope that we can continue to raise awareness of our excellence and be proud of this great university.”

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