UCD Ireland’s Strongest University in QS World Subject Rankings

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UCD is Ireland’s strongest institution in the QS World University Rankings by Subject table 2023

In the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject, UCD has continued to be named among the best universities globally across 42 out of 54 subject areas and remains Ireland’s strongest institution in the league table.

Top 50 UCD Rankings

Four subjects at University College Dublin have been ranked among the world's best, achieving a top 50 listing. They include:

Top 100 UCD Rankings

Alongside four subjects ranked in the top 50, UCD has nine other subjects now ranked in the QS top 100 and, in total, 36 subjects among the top 200.

Arts & Humanities

  • Archaeology
  • English Language & Literature
  • History
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy

Social Sciences & Management

  • Law
  • Library & Information Management
  • Sports-related Subjects
  • Politics & International Studies

Life Sciences & Medicine

  • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Nursing
  • Veterinary Science

Engineering & Technology

  • Petroleum Engineering

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