King’s continues to be home to the world’s second highest ranked nursing faculty, according to the 2021 instalment of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, by global higher education analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds.
The QS World University rankings by Subject, is an extensive overview of international higher education performance. For the subject area of Nursing, 170 institutions from 29 locations were ranked across five broad disciplinary areas.
The data provides students, policymakers, academic administrators, faculty, and employers with insight into institutional performance. The methodology is comprised of an overall score and five key indicators: Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Citations Per Paper and H-Index (the average productivity/impact per scholar).
I am delighted that our Faculty has again achieved second place in the world in the latest QS World University rankings by Subject, continuing to succeed in our ambitions to be firmly located among the top three nursing schools in the world. I am very proud of the collective efforts of our community and the positive difference we are making to the lives of those in receipt of nursing, midwifery, and palliative care services. – Professor Irene Higginson, Executive Dean of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care
While sustaining its position as number 2 in the world, nursing at King’s improved upon its overall score from 2021 and is the highest-ranking subject area in the institution. For Academic Reputation, nursing at King’s scored 96.4 out of 100 – which was bettered only by the University of Pennsylvania – the world-leader.
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