UCL Population Health Sciences


UCL climbs to seventh in the world for public health

8 July 2020

UCL Population Health Sciences has risen three places to seventh in the world for public health in the 2020 ShanghaiRanking's, retaining its position of one of only two UK universities in the top ten.

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ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2020 highlights the world's top universities in a range of popular subject areas.

The rankings analyse 4,000 universities and look at a collection of indicators, including measures of research productivity, research quality, extent of international collaboration, research with top quality, and the highest academic recognitions.

Shanghai Ranking has been publishing the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by academic subjects since 2009 and is considered one of the leading international league tables.

UCL was ranked third in the UK and 15th in the world overall last year according to the ARWU.