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8 UCSI University Subjects are now World Ranked


KUALA LUMPUR, 6 April 2022 -  UCSI University continues to shine and has been named as one of the world’s top universities for the study of 7 subjects and 1 broad subject, according to the latest edition of the world’s most consulted university ranking, QS World University Rankings (WUR) by Subject 2022.

UCSI University’s best performance is in Performing Arts which ranks 19 in the QS WUR by Subject 2022 from its previous rank of 45, and still maintains the first position in Malaysia.

Hospitality and Leisure Management climbed to 40 from its previous rank of Top 100 and remains in the second position in Malaysia. The University’s Petroleum Engineering subject is currently in the Top 150 in the world, remaining in the number four position in Malaysia while Business and Management studies have climbed into the Top 250 in the world from their previous position in the Top 300.

Subjects that were not ranked previously such as Art and Design; Social Sciences and Management; Chemical Engineering; as well as Medicine are now ranked in the QS WUR by Subject 2022.

The UCSI University’s Art and Design subject has joined the Top 300 in the world and maintains the number three position in Malaysia. The Social Sciences and Management (broad subject category) is ranked in 383 positions in the world. Meanwhile, the Chemical Engineering subject is now ranked Top 400, and Medicine is ranked in the Top 500 in the world.

“Almost all faculties at UCSI University have courses that reached the Top 500 status in the world. Excelling in the highest quality and subject-level education on a global stage has always been the desire of UCSI University’s Academics. The recent release of the QS WUR by Subjects 2022 is another testament to how far and wide UCSI education has been recognised and accepted worldwide,”

“This ranking signifies our commitment and dedication to our students in pursuit of academic excellence. Such industry collaboration provides high-quality accredited tertiary programmes to students that will further propel Malaysian education institutions to seize the opportunity to build stronger international recognition. We hope that these achievements would create greater opportunities for students to create careers paths in our globally recognised programes.” said UCSI Group CEO and UCSI University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Datuk Ir Ts Dr Siti Hamisah Binti Tapsir.

Of the 7 academic disciplines from UCSI University that are in the 2022 subject rankings, 86% improved their positions in the rankings, 0% decreased, and 14% stayed in the same positions.

In Academic Reputation, UCSI University’s best performance is in Performing Arts, in which it scores 74.4. In Employer Reputation, the university’s best performance came in Performing Arts where it earned a score of 98.1, and in Citations per Paper, Hospitality and Leisure Management is the subject in which UCSI University earned the highest score (84.1).

In H-Index, UCSI University received a score of 59.2 for Business & Management Studies which is its highest-scoring subject for this indicator.

With UCSI University’s continual focus on academic reputation, employer reputation, and quality publication, let us watch this space for future developments – apart from these 8 global excellent courses, more courses with high scores are in the pipeline to achieve similar accomplishments.