Law jumps to top 40 in global rankings

5 Mar 2018

The TC Beirne School of Law has leapt ahead in the QS World University Rankings by Subject improving 12 places from 48th to 36th position.

The rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact, and this year, listed 1130 institutions in more than 151 countries.

Acting Head of School Professor Fiona Rohde said the improvement in ranking was a clear indicator of the School’s commitment to delivering high-quality teaching, learning and research activities.

“The School has fostered international and interdisciplinary research, as well as strengthened its ties with academia, the profession and alumni to build collaborations and partnerships that address national and global issues, and enhance the student learning experience,” she said.

UQ Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Joanne Wright said the TC Beirne School of Law was an example of UQ offering the most relevant legal education via a highly-collaborative learning environment.

“The School is creating new research-led international learning opportunities, allowing students to gain unique insight into global legal practice in US, China and India, supplementing established programs in Europe.”

QS assessed 48 subject areas in 2018, with 39 UQ subject areas featuring in the top 100.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject – published annually since 2011 – highlights the world’s leading institutions in individual subject areas.

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Media: Caroline Enright, TC Beirne School of Law Communications, or +61 7 3365 5296.