News story 31st Mar 2016

Monash Business School rises again in the QS World Rankings

Monash Business School continues to cement its research strength and reputation as a global leader with the release of the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

QS rankings

This year we ranked within the top 50 universities in the world in all the main subject areas, gaining ground in Finance and Accounting. This year's results placed Monash Business School fourth in Australia overall.

"The results demonstrate how Monash Business School is at the forefront of research both within Australia and globally," said Deputy Dean, Research Professor Gary Magee.

Achieving rankings that reflect the hard work of our researchers is an excellent outcome.

Professor Gary Magee

Monash Business School has seen a rise in the ranking of Accounting and Finance, moving this year to 24th globally (up from 32 in 2015). Economics and Econometrics also continued to represent a high standard, ranking 45th in the world.

The 2016 results have been overwhelmingly positive for Monash, which is ranked in the top 100 in 39 of the 42 subject areas assessed. The university also placed in the top 50 in the world in 20 key subject areas.

QS World University rankings are compiled using indicators selected to assess institutions' international reputation in each subject area, alongside research impact in the field.