QS world university rankings 2015 (pharmacy and pharmacology)

  • 9/10/16 8:30 AM

 

 

Top 10 universities in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology, based on QS ranking system:

Rank  

Institution

Country

Academic reputation

Employer reputation

Citations

Research impact

Score

1

Harvard University

United States

100

100

92.4

91

95.9

2

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

United States

99.2

64.9

96.9

94.7

94.10

3

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

93.2

95.60

95.7

91.5

93.60

4

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

94.7

92.80

96.2

88.7

93.4

5

UCL (University College London)

United Kingdom

88.4

85.30

94.80

97.2

91.9

6

Karolinska Institute

Sweden

83.9

87.80

99.60

98.10

91.80

7

University of Michigan

United States

86.30

66.4

98

98.10

90.2

8

The University of Nottingham

United Kingdom

91.7

68.8

100

85.60

90

9

Leiden University

Netherlands

91.2

73.9

97.9

86.30

89.9

10

The University of Tokyo

Japan

91.60

86.9

93.2

84.4

89.7

        
It is mentioned that Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) is viewed as one of the most widely read university rankings with regard to Academic Ranking of World Universities and Times Higher Education World University Rankings. QS tries to design its rankings to assess performance according to what it believes to be key aspects of a university's mission: teaching, research, nurturing employability, and internationalisation.
Methodology of QS World University Rankings:
  1. Academic peer review (weighting = 40% of total): Based on an internal global academic survey
  2. Faculty/Student ratio (weighting = 20% of total): A measurement of teaching commitment
  3. Citations per faculty (weighting = 20% of total): A measurement of research impact
  4. Employer reputation (weighting = 10% of total): Based on a survey on graduate employers International student ratio
  5. International student ratio (weighting = 5% of total): A measurement of the diversity of the student community
  6. International staff ratio (weighting = 5% of total): A measurement of the diversity of the academic staff