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QS World University Rankings®
Compiled by the QS Intelligence Unit in close consultation with an international advisory board of leading academics, the QS World University Rankings ® is widely referenced by prospective and current students, university professionals, and governments worldwide. The purpose of the rankings has been to recognise universities as the multi-faceted organisations they are and to provide a global comparison of their success against the notional mission of remaining or becoming world-class. The rankings are based on four key pillars:
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QS also ranks universities by academic discipline organized into 5 faculties, namely Arts & Humanities, Engineering & Technology, Life Sciences& Medicine, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences & Management. The methodology is based on surveying expert academics and global employers, and measuring research performance using data sourced from Elsevier's Scopus database. In the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject, the world's best universities for the study of 46 different subjects are named. The four new subject tables added in the most recent edition are: Anatomy & Physiology, Hospitality & Leisure Management, Sports-related Subjects, and Theology.
The world's leading institution in 2017's tables in terms of most world-leading positions is Harvard University, which is number one for 15 subjects. Its longtime rankings rival, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is number one for twelve subjects.
The QS University Rankings: Asia (Previously QS Asian University Rankings) are designed to assess the range of areas that contribute to the success of a modern, comprehensive university. Produced in response to a growing demand for an accurate comparison of universities across Asia, they are the first of a number of planned regional extensions to the QS World University Rankings®, which have been running since 2004. The full methodology, as well as additional subject and criteria rankings, can be found at www.topuniversities.com.
QS University Rankings: Latin America
Listing latin America's top 250 universities, the ranking is based on seven key indicators, selected to reflect regional strengths and priorities. A useful tool for those choosing a university, and interesting viewing for anyone with an interest in the region.
QS World MBA Tour
QS TopMBA Connect 1-2-1
The QS World Grad School Tour
The QS World Executive MBA Tour
The QS World Executive MBA Tour reaches out to a group of high calibre professionals from a broad range of industries. At our fairs these successful executives come to meet with the world’s top ranking business schools to learn how they can best move their careers to the next level. The QS World Executive MBA Tour travels to key cities within the QS World MBA Tour. For more information, visit: www.topmba.com/emba
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