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DCU top Irish university for Communications and Media Studies

DCU top Irish university for Communications and Media Studies

DCU ranked amongst top international universities in Social Sciences, Engineering & Technology and Arts & Humanities


Dublin City University has featured in the latest global subject ranking figures as having the top Communications & Media programme in the country.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject have ranked DCU across four broad subject areas:  Arts & Humanities, Engineering & Technology, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences & Management.

The university has maintained a strong position across a number of specific disciplines.  Its Communications and Politics programmes are rated amongst the 200 best in the world, with DCU being the only Irish university ranked for Communication & Media Studies. DCU has also been ranked in the top 250 for Languages and Computer Science & Information Technology.

The QS World University Subject Rankings rank 1,130 universities worldwide by subject areas and subjects, measuring the quality of a university’s teaching and research using criteria such as academic reputation, employer reputation, the number of citations of research papers and also the H-index, a measure of the depth and breadth of a university’s research in specific subject areas.

Professor Brian MacCraith, President of Dublin City University welcomed the latest rankings:

“These rankings affirm our strong credentials across the wide breadth of academic disciplines.  Our expertise and programmes in Communications and Media are singled out as the strongest in the country.  These sit comfortably alongside recognised expertise in Politics, Engineering & Technology, Computer Science & Information Technology, a testament to the distinctive and complementary mix of academic and research offerings at DCU.”


28th February, 2018
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