UST Medicine makes it to QS world subject rankings


THE MEDICINE program has made it to the 2019 Quacquarelli-Symonds (QS) world subject rankings, ending the University’s seven-year drought in the list.

UST placed 451st to 500th in the specific subject ranking. State-run University of the Philippines (UP) ranked 301st to 350th in the same subject.

“UST graduates consistently and yearly dominate the top ten in courses with board exams (Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Occupational Theraoy, Physical Therapy, Engineering, Architecture, Accountancy, Education, etc.). This proves the University’s superior academic programs,” the QS website stated.

In 2011, UST placed 101st to 150th in English language and literature.

UP ranked anew in four out of five broad subjects this year, placing 283rd in arts and humanities, 451st to 500th in engineering and technology, 401st to 450th in life sciences and medicine and 280th in social sciences and management.

UP figured in 14 out of 48 specific subject areas, including development studies (51st to 100th), English language and literature (101st to 150th), geography (101st to 150th) and politics and international studies (101st to 150th).

Ateneo de Manila ranked 339th in arts and humanities, 151st to 200th in English language and literature, 201st to 250th in sociology and 451st to 500th in social sciences and management.

De La Salle University placed 451st to 500 in social sciences and management, 351st to 400th in business and management studies, 151st to 200th in English language and literature and 251st to 300th in linguistics.

The latest QS ranking by subject is the world’s largest subject ranking, covering 48 disciplines.


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