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Deakin University ranked 15th in Australia, 363rd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 28 research topics. Deakin University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 40,644 publications and 1,119,111 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 68 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#363 of 14,131 In the World
#17 of 59 In Oceania
#15 of 40 In Australia
#15 of 1,062 For Publishing
#33 of 1,378 For Education Majors
#39 of 1,008 For Sports / Exercise science
#870 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#340 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 25 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Deakin University ranked 11th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Australia and 148th in the World with 11,397 publications made and 307,409 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Demography, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#11 of 39 In Australia
#13 of 51 In Oceania
#148 of 5,073 In the World

Deakin University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 37
1992 10 13
1993 30 34
1994 28 32
1995 24 16
1996 68 105
1997 85 169
1998 76 199
1999 82 185
2000 101 264
2001 88 162
2002 98 285
2003 119 389
2004 135 447
2005 209 468
2006 190 617
2007 209 711
2008 283 933
2009 411 1049
2010 441 1326
2011 518 1511
2012 581 4469
2013 643 1767
2014 746 2131
2015 696 2086
2016 820 1949
2017 771 1574
2018 833 3684
2019 926 1829
2020 902 1913
2021 1134 544

Medicine

Deakin University ranked 15th for Medicine in Australia and 332nd in the World with 10,951 publications made and 435,229 citations received. Main research topics: Public Health, Health Science, Physical Therapy, Healthcare Management (MHA), Clinical Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#15 of 39 In Australia
#17 of 50 In Oceania
#332 of 4,739 In the World

Deakin University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 10
1992 12 21
1993 21 23
1994 16 18
1995 11 9
1996 48 58
1997 44 107
1998 43 138
1999 53 149
2000 72 225
2001 61 226
2002 54 253
2003 78 509
2004 95 462
2005 127 589
2006 135 864
2007 190 1087
2008 229 1168
2009 313 1599
2010 404 1791
2011 392 2380
2012 487 5875
2013 589 3004
2014 717 3336
2015 749 4551
2016 895 3721
2017 831 2942
2018 783 5051
2019 949 2919
2020 1070 2392
2021 1410 944
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Sports / Exercise science 5 5 39
Social Work 6 7 48
Public Health 6 7 57
Gerontology 6 6 64
Nursing 15 16 81
Clinical Psychology 7 7 109
Healthcare Management (MHA) 9 10 115
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 8 9 127
Forensic Science 14 16 156
Occupational Therapy 14 17 157
Psychiatry 11 13 161
Physical Therapy 13 16 166
Health Science 13 15 182
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 12 14 201
Sports Medicine 15 18 203
Family medicine 18 20 221
Epidemiology 12 14 280
Pediatrics 13 15 329
Optometry 18 20 352
Critical Care Nursing 14 16 354
Toxicology 13 15 407
Audiology 23 26 450
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 19 21 550
Medical Physics 23 26 630
Biomedical Engineering 18 21 651
Oncology and Cancer research 16 18 653
Dentistry 13 15 675
Radiation Therapy 17 19 683
Anatomy and Physiology 22 26 686
Respiratory Therapy 23 28 713
Pharmacy 18 22 744
Cosmetology 15 17 744
Surgery 20 23 753
Neurosurgery 14 16 754
Immunology 21 24 784
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 12 14 789
Pharmacology 17 19 795
Cardiology 23 28 812
Dermatology 18 20 831
Urology 19 22 855
Sonography and Ultrasound 23 28 890
Pathology 19 22 896
Orthodontics 20 24 905
Veterinary 26 30 916
Virology 26 30 953
Ophthalmology 20 23 985
Anesthesiology 29 34 996

Engineering

Deakin University ranked 15th for Engineering in Australia and 426th in the World with 6,688 publications made and 179,609 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Automation and Control engineering.

Rank Ranking
#15 of 38 In Australia
#16 of 49 In Oceania
#426 of 4,624 In the World

Deakin University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 8 3
1993 7 4
1994 3 0
1995 8 3
1996 15 22
1997 17 18
1998 26 20
1999 35 61
2000 44 76
2001 47 103
2002 55 85
2003 70 115
2004 86 259
2005 78 115
2006 88 177
2007 144 428
2008 176 501
2009 195 566
2010 245 881
2011 243 806
2012 305 1072
2013 383 1478
2014 410 1992
2015 487 2032
2016 514 2045
2017 552 2351
2018 531 1935
2019 559 2071
2020 580 1680
2021 745 829

Psychology

Deakin University ranked 10th for Psychology in Australia and 154th in the World with 6,310 publications made and 211,118 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Child Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry.

Rank Ranking
#10 of 39 In Australia
#12 of 49 In Oceania
#154 of 3,654 In the World

Deakin University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 33
1992 7 19
1993 11 19
1994 15 10
1995 18 11
1996 37 97
1997 51 112
1998 37 72
1999 58 126
2000 64 286
2001 76 295
2002 50 138
2003 73 365
2004 80 369
2005 109 480
2006 90 369
2007 111 635
2008 178 762
2009 209 820
2010 227 1066
2011 266 1034
2012 328 1038
2013 379 1468
2014 479 1939
2015 441 1618
2016 533 1650
2017 470 1651
2018 387 1252
2019 395 1000
2020 433 851
2021 618 353
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Education Majors 7 8 33
Social Work 6 7 48
Special Education 6 6 50
Sexology 6 7 71
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 9 9 106
Clinical Psychology 7 7 109
Child Psychology 6 7 116
Occupational Therapy 14 17 157
Psychiatry 11 13 161
Social Psychology 11 12 169
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 13 15 179
Cognitive Science 17 21 379
Neuroscience 20 22 668

Computer Science

Deakin University ranked 15th for Computer Science in Australia and 353rd in the World with 5,632 publications made and 107,025 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Management Information Systems, Blockchain and Cryptography, Cyber Security.

Rank Ranking
#15 of 39 In Australia
#17 of 50 In Oceania
#353 of 4,392 In the World

Deakin University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 2
1992 2 0
1993 9 14
1994 10 1
1995 13 2
1996 22 14
1997 33 36
1998 37 76
1999 55 80
2000 42 140
2001 54 105
2002 69 63
2003 101 98
2004 77 72
2005 131 138
2006 97 107
2007 119 188
2008 164 195
2009 139 220
2010 182 469
2011 197 450
2012 197 531
2013 281 592
2014 340 1130
2015 345 965
2016 374 1082
2017 409 1198
2018 430 1566
2019 436 1696
2020 564 1529
2021 675 1098

Chemistry

Deakin University ranked 14th for Chemistry in Australia and 509th in the World with 5,143 publications made and 174,079 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Inorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry.

Rank Ranking
#14 of 38 In Australia
#15 of 50 In Oceania
#509 of 4,317 In the World

Deakin University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 17 25
1992 12 7
1993 16 19
1994 9 9
1995 6 12
1996 17 46
1997 29 28
1998 32 52
1999 34 81
2000 35 40
2001 26 47
2002 43 80
2003 55 130
2004 60 274
2005 69 132
2006 59 322
2007 100 397
2008 115 468
2009 166 502
2010 196 821
2011 212 870
2012 251 977
2013 320 1587
2014 316 1787
2015 371 1947
2016 406 1852
2017 411 2223
2018 390 1586
2019 422 1661
2020 375 1184
2021 499 546
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Nutrition and Food Science 8 11 245
Nanotechnology 12 12 333
Chemical Engineering 10 10 343
Materials Science 10 10 351
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 10 12 403
Biochemical Engineering 20 22 495
Inorganic Chemistry 15 16 547
Environmental Chemistry 25 31 733
Pharmacy 18 22 744
Biochemistry 17 20 764
Organic Chemistry 17 20 788
Physical chemistry 15 19 857
Radiochemistry 16 20 1020

Business

Deakin University ranked 13th for Business in Australia and 132nd in the World with 5,086 publications made and 138,242 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Finance, Public Policy / Administration.

Rank Ranking
#13 of 39 In Australia
#14 of 49 In Oceania
#132 of 4,001 In the World

Deakin University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 14
1992 3 1
1993 8 14
1994 13 3
1995 8 2
1996 17 46
1997 31 33
1998 42 83
1999 43 182
2000 76 178
2001 55 82
2002 76 133
2003 100 297
2004 83 279
2005 140 284
2006 100 242
2007 140 321
2008 180 569
2009 220 557
2010 253 781
2011 301 803
2012 301 824
2013 296 797
2014 355 794
2015 322 1236
2016 353 1007
2017 327 884
2018 287 859
2019 272 758
2020 284 910
2021 354 576

Biology

Deakin University ranked 22nd for Biology in Australia and 646th in the World with 4,529 publications made and 150,117 citations received. Main research topics: Nanotechnology, Oncology and Cancer research, Biochemistry, Zoology, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation.

Rank Ranking
#22 of 39 In Australia
#25 of 51 In Oceania
#646 of 4,496 In the World

Deakin University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 10 15
1992 13 12
1993 12 11
1994 8 9
1995 6 10
1996 26 60
1997 26 32
1998 32 50
1999 33 60
2000 39 82
2001 24 76
2002 40 78
2003 44 145
2004 45 128
2005 69 160
2006 68 231
2007 88 272
2008 80 286
2009 119 508
2010 144 683
2011 174 971
2012 182 689
2013 307 1735
2014 286 1562
2015 339 1641
2016 403 1723
2017 378 1794
2018 302 1053
2019 346 1136
2020 385 991
2021 455 489
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 11 13 107
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 8 9 127
Animal Science 10 12 186
Nutrition and Food Science 8 11 245
Zoology 17 22 318
Paleontology 17 22 331
Nanotechnology 12 12 333
Biotechnology 17 20 375
Toxicology 13 15 407
Forestry 21 26 458
Evolutionary Biology 19 24 478
Agricultural Science 25 29 541
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 16 19 580
Oncology and Cancer research 16 18 653
Neuroscience 20 22 668
Entomology 26 32 703
Genetics 23 27 762
Biochemistry 17 20 764
Botany 25 32 778
Immunology 21 24 784
Pharmacology 17 19 795
Biophysics 22 26 811
Molecular Biology 21 24 918
Virology 26 30 953
Microbiology 30 35 1207

Physics

Deakin University ranked 14th for Physics in Australia and 502nd in the World with 3,936 publications made and 126,508 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Biophysics, Optical Engineering, Quantum and Particle physics.

Rank Ranking
#14 of 36 In Australia
#15 of 44 In Oceania
#502 of 4,082 In the World

Deakin University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 5 1
1993 5 3
1994 1 0
1995 2 7
1996 11 19
1997 10 9
1998 15 15
1999 18 47
2000 19 10
2001 17 31
2002 29 39
2003 37 60
2004 50 239
2005 37 55
2006 36 110
2007 85 310
2008 92 395
2009 119 341
2010 150 632
2011 151 512
2012 193 662
2013 247 1196
2014 246 1510
2015 298 1598
2016 308 1407
2017 331 1761
2018 332 1362
2019 364 1503
2020 312 990
2021 400 457
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Nanotechnology 12 12 333
Materials Science 10 10 351
Applied/Engineering Physics 20 21 549
Medical Physics 23 26 630
Biophysics 22 26 811
Quantum and Particle physics 17 23 906
Condensed Matter Physics 16 20 960
Optical Engineering 25 31 1351

Economics

Deakin University ranked 9th for Economics in Australia and 166th in the World with 2,712 publications made and 50,371 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Finance, Political Economy.

Rank Ranking
#9 of 39 In Australia
#10 of 50 In Oceania
#166 of 3,039 In the World

Deakin University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 29
1992 0 0
1993 2 0
1994 6 1
1995 5 1
1996 9 1
1997 16 14
1998 23 16
1999 11 22
2000 27 20
2001 25 31
2002 22 40
2003 31 35
2004 48 33
2005 73 75
2006 47 46
2007 78 103
2008 106 323
2009 156 409
2010 133 368
2011 162 310
2012 153 214
2013 139 276
2014 188 309
2015 151 435
2016 201 325
2017 172 365
2018 150 463
2019 171 169
2020 170 841
2021 218 216

Mathematics

Deakin University ranked 16th for Mathematics in Australia and 280th in the World with 2,211 publications made and 47,803 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Math Teachers, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Science.

Rank Ranking
#16 of 39 In Australia
#17 of 48 In Oceania
#280 of 3,376 In the World

Deakin University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 6
1992 1 0
1993 4 1
1994 7 6
1995 6 2
1996 14 19
1997 21 31
1998 14 51
1999 24 32
2000 20 18
2001 26 17
2002 18 7
2003 29 25
2004 41 18
2005 67 57
2006 52 53
2007 59 105
2008 78 249
2009 88 242
2010 93 290
2011 94 220
2012 110 222
2013 114 266
2014 136 398
2015 128 573
2016 140 419
2017 141 344
2018 159 655
2019 152 323
2020 135 382
2021 210 213
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Math Teachers 10 12 114
Actuarial Science 14 15 201
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 10 11 212
Blockchain and Cryptography 9 9 273
Statistics 21 27 451
Operations Research 19 23 525
Applied Mathematics 19 22 743

Art & Design

Deakin University ranked 12th for Art & Design in Australia and 169th in the World with 1,695 publications made and 20,667 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Multimedia, Aesthetics, Literature, Architecture.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#12 of 39 In Australia
#13 of 48 In Oceania
#169 of 2,700 In the World

Deakin University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 1 1
1993 4 16
1994 3 0
1995 4 7
1996 13 9
1997 13 5
1998 10 29
1999 11 12
2000 21 15
2001 22 39
2002 17 31
2003 21 11
2004 19 56
2005 30 53
2006 30 67
2007 28 91
2008 50 32
2009 53 54
2010 49 48
2011 69 125
2012 70 99
2013 111 99
2014 124 244
2015 124 126
2016 131 186
2017 97 76
2018 141 109
2019 128 99
2020 134 110
2021 159 89
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Entertainment Industry Business 10 11 82
Creative Writing 10 11 84
Aesthetics 10 11 91
Architecture 8 9 145
Performing arts 13 15 157
Literature 10 13 165
Landscape Architecture 13 17 177
Cinematography 17 21 199
Multimedia 12 15 199
Fashion Design 19 23 238
Music 17 21 254
Graphic Design 17 21 267
Game Design and Development 17 20 291
Singing and Vocal Performance 17 20 305
Interior Design 18 21 320
Photography 19 23 346
UX/UI Desgin 15 19 395
Art History 21 26 398
Animation 17 21 437
Illustration and Concept Art 25 28 541
Computer Graphics 18 21 658

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Deakin University

Speciality Australia Oceania World Rank
Geography and Cartography 18 21 264
Ecology 17 22 274
Environmental Management 21 25 315
Environmental Science 24 29 456
Oceanography 21 26 457
Hydrology and Water resources management 30 36 808
Geology 25 31 820