University of Canterbury ranking

QS World University Rankings

The international ranking agency QS ranked the University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha 227= in the 2020 World University Rankings.

The University of Canterbury hasthe following subjects ranked in the world’s top 250 (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019)

SubjectQS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019
AccountingTop 150 in the world for Accounting and Finance (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Applied Immersive Game Design240th in the world for Engineering and Technology, and top 250 in the world for Business and Management Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
AstronomyTop 250 in the world for Physics and Astronomy (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Biological Sciences223rd in the world for Natural Sciences (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Bioprocess EngineeringTop 250 in the world for Chemical Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Chemical Formulation Design240th in the world for Engineering and Technology, and top 250 in the world for Business and Management Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Chemical and Process EngineeringTop 250 in the world for Chemical Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Civil EngineeringTop 100 in the world for Civil and Structural Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Ecology223rd in the world for Natural Sciences (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
EconomicsTop 250 in the world for Economics and Econometrics (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
EducationTop 200 in the world for Education and Training (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Electrical and Electronic EngineeringTop 250 in the world for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Energy Processing TechnologiesTop 250 in the world for Chemical Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Engineering240th in the world for Engineering and Technology (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
EnglishTop 250 in the world for English Language and Literature (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
English LanguageTop 250 in the world for English Language and Literature (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Environmental ScienceTop 200 in the world for Environmental Sciences (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
FinanceTop 150 in the world for Accounting and Finance (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
GeographyTop 150 in the world for Geography (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
GeologyTop 150 in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Human Resource Management220th in the world for Social Sciences and Management (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Industrial Product Design240th in the world for Engineering and Technology, and top 250 in the world for Business and Management Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
LawTop 150 in the world for Law and Legal Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
LinguisticsTop 100 in the world for Linguistics (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
ManagementTop 250 in the world for Business and Management Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
PhilosophyTop 200 in the world for Philosophy (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
PhysicsTop 250 in the world for Physics and Astronomy (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Political Science and International RelationsTop 200 in the world for Politics and International Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Power EngineeringTop 250 universities in the world for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Product Design240th in the world for Engineering and Technology, and top 250 in the world for Business and Management Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
PsychologyTop 250 in the world for Psychology (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
SociologyTop 200 in the world for Sociology (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Taxation and AccountingTop 150 in the world for Accounting and Finance (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)
Teacher EducationTop 200 in the world for Education and Training (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020)

5 Star University

In 2011, the University of Canterbury was the first NZ University to receive the 5 Stars rating by QS and has maintained its 5 Stars status since then.

The QS website states “A typical five-star institution is generally world-class in a broad range of areas, enjoys an excellent reputation and has cutting-edge facilities and internationally renowned research and teaching faculty.”400 x 289