University’s engineering courses highly ranked in global survey

Wednesday 8 May 2013

Salford has been ranked in the top 101-150 bracket for its civil and structural engineering courses in a survey of almost 3,000 universities around the world.

In the third edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, compilers evaluated 2,858 universities and ranked 678 institutions in total. 68 million citations were analysed and they verified the provision of 8,391 programs.

Salford’s civil engineering and structural engineering scored highly with academics and employers and was also highly ranked in citations.

The University also did well in other subject areas including computer science and mechanical engineering, and physics and materials science.

Civil engineering has been taught at the University since 1896 and today there are courses for undergraduates and postgraduates. The University also has a Civil Engineering Research Group which looks at subjects of critical importance such as structural engineering, water systems and transport planning.

Find out more about civil and structural engineering at Salford.

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