Monash University ranks #2 in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology

Monash University is among the top global performers in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2020 released today.

Monash’s highest-performing subject is Pharmacy & Pharmacology

The latest results reflect Monash’s standing as a leading international university in research and education.

The 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released today, ranked Monash University number two in the world for Pharmacy and Pharmacology.

World #2

The University has retained its long-held position as Australia’s and the Asia-Pacific’s number one University for Pharmacy and Pharmacology.

Since the subject rankings were introduced in 2011, Monash University has been consistently ranked in the most elite group of Pharmacy and Pharmacology programs worldwide with an average top ten ranking.

The QS Rankings assess the world’s best universities across five broad fields and 48 subject areas. Using quantitative and qualitative analysis, the rankings take into account academic reputation, employer reputation, citation and staff H-indexes.

Pharmacy and Pharmacology remain Monash University’s highest-ranking subject.

Professor Arthur Christopoulos, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, said: “The elevated ranking to number two in the world for Pharmacy and Pharmacology reflects the Faculty’s continuous drive to be at the forefront of research, practice and education on the world stage.”

“This would not be possible without the dedication of our talented staff and students and the generosity of our collaborators in the pharmacy profession and in biomedical research and education.

“By drawing upon our combined energy and expertise, we make progress every day on our Faculty’s mission to make healthcare better on a global scale.”

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