English ranked within top 50 with Arts and Humanities ranked within the top 100 by QS World University Subject Rankings

Professor Danielle Clarke, Head of the UCD School of English, Drama and Film, responding to the recent recognition of English in the QS World University Subject Rankings, notes that theSchool of English, Drama and Film is delighted to be ranked at number 45 in the world by QS. ‘This positions us as the leading School in Ireland, and as the 14th in Europe. It is a testament to the commitment and dedication of staff in the School to research, creativity and teaching, and welcome recognition of the innovative nature of research undertaken by our academics and its global impact. As Head of School, I would like to pay tribute to the talent and hard work of my colleagues and to congratulate them on their success.’

Professor Sarah Prescott, Principal, UCD College of Arts and Humanities, adds her congratulations to colleagues in the School and indeed across the College on the international recognition of Arts and Humanities as a whole.

‘The QS rankings have once again placed the College of Arts & Humanities in the top 100 colleges in the world. We are delighted to be ranked as the number 1 in Ireland for Arts & Humanities. These rankings are based on the reputation of academics amongst their peers, the impact of our publications, and employers’ assessments of graduates. Across a range of disciplines, scholars from the College continue to produce cutting edge research that forges intellectual debate and shapes society.’