FBEL amongst world’s elite

QS logoLa Trobe University has once again ranked amongst the world's elite Top 200 institutions in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject with QS featuring high rankings in subjects offered by the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law. 

Founded in 1990, QS Quacquarelli Symonds is the leading global provider of higher education and careers information, independent research and solutions. 

Based in London, QS links high achievers from the graduate, MBA and executive communities around the world with leading business schools, postgraduate departments and employers, through annual events, e-guides and rankings.

For the third edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, QS evaluated 2,858 universities and ranked 678 institutions in total. 68 million citations were analyzed and the provisions of 8,391 programs were verified. 

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (FBEL) has featured in the rankings with a number of subjects. Accounting and Finance have been ranked highest amongst FBEL’s subjects, featuring within the 101-150 range.   

Professor Paul Mather, Head of La Trobe Business School is proud of the School’s achievements in this year’s rankings. 

‘These results are a clear indication of the quality of our programs’ said Prof Mather

‘Our school continues to excel in numerous rankings with the QS ranking system being one of the most respected in the world.’

La Trobe Business School has also previously been ranked in the top 200 Business Schools by the QS Global MBA Rankings in 2011. Our MBA is ranked 33 in the Asia Pacific region.

Of particular note, La Trobe University is featured for the first time in Law with the subject ranked within the 151-200 range.

‘We’re honoured to be recognised amongst the top 200 Law Schools internationally’ said Professor Paula Baron, Head of La Trobe Law School

‘Our inclusion in this year’s ranking is testament to the work of our staff and the high-level of teaching and research happening within the school.’

Executive Dean of the Faculty, Professor Leigh Drake, also highlighted the achievements of staff in all schools as a reason for this year’s high rankings.

‘Each school plays a pivotal role in the QS rankings’ said Prof Drake.

‘The high standard of teaching, learning and research amongst our staff improves each year and our increased ranking in international polls such as QS reflect the great work being undertaken by all.’

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