The Durban University of Technology (DUT) has increased its global subjects ranking to four subjects in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject 2022. DUT was ranked in the top 600 in Social Sciences and Business and Economics, in the subject rankings announced on Wednesday, 13 October 2021, in London.
Previously, Times Higher Education ranked DUT in Physical Sciences on 16 September 2021and Engineering on 06 October 2021.
This is great news for DUT as the global subject ranking comes a month after DUT retained its Top 500 global rating and named in the Top 5 of all South African universities for the second consecutive year in THE World University Rankings 2022. In the Citation category, DUT was ranked 1st in South Africa and 12th in the world.
According to Phil Baty, Chief Knowledge Officer at Times Higher Education, the final round of subject rankings will be published on 3 November 2021 for Arts and Humanities. DUT is confident that it will also be featured in the final subject rankings next month.
The World University Rankings by Subject 2022 included more than 1600 universities from 99 countries and territories across the globe. Trusted worldwide by students, teachers, governments and industry experts, the annual list is highly respected and credible. The subject rankings use the same trusted and rigorous performance indicators as the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, but the methodology has been designed to suit the individual fields. These rankings highlight the universities that are leading across the globe in various subjects.
Pictured: The DUT and Time Higher Education logos.