UCC Subjects Ranked in World’s Top 100

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UCC subjects ranked in world’s top 100: UCC has been named as one of the world’s top universities for the study of 25 subjects according to the latest world subject rankings.

Nursing (33), Law (59), Agriculture and Forestry (61), Pharmacy and Pharmacology (99), Anatomy and Physiology (51-100) have all been ranked in the top 50 and top 100 in the world, by the QS World University Subject rankings published today.

Performing Arts (101-120), English Language and Literature (101-150), Modern Languages (151-200), Medicine (151-200), make up the nine UCC subjects featuring in the top 200 globally. Anatomy and Physiology, Nursing, Physics, Education and Law all improved their ranks this year.

Law at UCC has risen from 75th in the world to 59th and is again Ireland’s leading Law School for the second year in a row. Nursing, Agriculture and Forestry, and Anatomy and Physiology also remain first in Ireland.

UCC subjects ranked in world’s top 100

This year’s rankings included 1,597 institutions from 161 countries. The rankings are based on several different indicators including the breakdown of more than 16 million research publications and over 130,000 expert opinions from across higher education.

UCC President Professor John O’Halloran said: “We are delighted that the work of our academic, research and academic staff has been recognised by QS World University Subject Rankings. Our rankings are reflective of our strategic ambition to maintain and improve UCC’s position as one of the world’s best universities. We are proud to be a part of global network of higher education institutions working to solve local and global challenges, in securing a better and more sustainable future for all.”

Search for postgraduate courses run by UCC School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures on Courses.ie.

Within the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures UCC offer French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, and Spanish, as well as classes in Galician, Basque and Catalan. They offer more languages than other university in Ireland.

Furthermore, they highlight the structures of language, the work of translation, and the importance of culture in all its forms. In addition, UCC offer three specialist cross-School taught Masters programmes: the MA in Applied Linguistics, the MA in Languages and Cultures and the MA in Translation Studies.

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