University of the Sunshine Coast: Rankings

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The University of the Sunshine Coast ranked 37th in Australia and 1333rd in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 40 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of the Sunshine Coast is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 6,912 publications and 138,936 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 3 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#1333 of 14,131 In the World
#44 of 59 In Oceania
#37 of 40 In Australia
#279 of 1,012 For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
#283 of 1,044 For Social Work
#340 of 1,062 For Publishing
#4010 of 7,349 For Alumni Impact
#1424 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 37 other topics

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Medicine

The University of the Sunshine Coast ranked 36th for Medicine in Australia and 1167th in the World with 2,254 publications made and 36,662 citations received. Main research topics: Physical Therapy, Health Science, Nursing, Public Health, Sports Medicine.

Rank Ranking
#36 of 39 In Australia
#43 of 50 In Oceania
#1167 of 4,739 In the World

University of the Sunshine Coast
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2000 2 4
2001 5 32
2002 4 31
2003 1 4
2004 3 5
2005 5 36
2006 9 25
2007 19 67
2008 28 50
2009 50 119
2010 60 280
2011 56 230
2012 58 186
2013 61 179
2014 153 477
2015 157 425
2016 194 587
2017 211 751
2018 237 876
2019 288 722
2020 275 651
2021 378 455
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Social Work 20 24 283
Sports / Exercise science 30 35 462
Sports Medicine 30 34 470
Nursing 35 40 478
Veterinary 19 21 516
Occupational Therapy 29 34 532
Physical Therapy 32 36 544
Public Health 36 41 718
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 29 33 720
Healthcare Management (MHA) 37 44 768
Health Science 37 44 801
Clinical Psychology 37 44 826
Gerontology 37 41 826
Family medicine 35 41 885
Critical Care Nursing 32 36 913
Virology 24 28 922
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 37 44 952
Medical Physics 28 32 958
Cardiology 29 34 977
Respiratory Therapy 31 36 990
Audiology 31 38 995
Psychiatry 36 43 1002
Plastic Surgery 23 25 1012
Immunology 29 32 1136
Surgery 33 39 1359
Oncology and Cancer research 32 36 1504

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of the Sunshine Coast ranked 35th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Australia and 809th in the World with 1,885 publications made and 28,740 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Demography, Communications and Public Relations, Political Science, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#35 of 39 In Australia
#42 of 51 In Oceania
#809 of 5,073 In the World

University of the Sunshine Coast
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1996 1 1
1997 2 5
1998 10 6
1999 4 7
2000 9 8
2001 6 61
2002 8 25
2003 13 31
2004 5 3
2005 16 42
2006 13 26
2007 31 102
2008 27 97
2009 40 178
2010 62 161
2011 62 228
2012 66 127
2013 74 153
2014 121 321
2015 119 223
2016 170 348
2017 163 358
2018 187 483
2019 226 460
2020 185 383
2021 265 195

Biology

The University of the Sunshine Coast ranked 31st for Biology in Australia and 1365th in the World with 1,639 publications made and 33,670 citations received. Main research topics: Microbiology, Zoology, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation, Agricultural Science, Botany.

Rank Ranking
#31 of 39 In Australia
#38 of 51 In Oceania
#1365 of 4,496 In the World

University of the Sunshine Coast
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1998 2 2
1999 2 3
2000 4 9
2001 5 25
2002 8 44
2003 6 3
2004 9 22
2005 11 19
2006 3 6
2007 15 42
2008 18 53
2009 27 82
2010 30 90
2011 42 141
2012 53 237
2013 61 165
2014 115 465
2015 131 462
2016 186 1171
2017 160 546
2018 177 665
2019 194 616
2020 175 352
2021 205 246
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 20 24 279
Forestry 23 28 468
Evolutionary Biology 20 25 496
Entomology 23 29 576
Zoology 26 32 612
Biotechnology 30 34 783
Horticulture 20 25 797
Animal Science 31 38 869
Agricultural Science 31 37 884
Microbiology 27 32 894
Virology 24 28 922
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 37 44 952
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 26 32 1084
Genetics 31 37 1108
Botany 29 36 1122
Immunology 29 32 1136
Oncology and Cancer research 32 36 1504

Environmental Science

The University of the Sunshine Coast ranked 32nd for Environmental Science in Australia and 884th in the World with 1,379 publications made and 47,077 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation, Agricultural Science.

Rank Ranking
#32 of 39 In Australia
#39 of 51 In Oceania
#884 of 4,023 In the World

University of the Sunshine Coast
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1996 3 1
1997 0 0
1998 3 3
1999 2 3
2000 4 5
2001 1 7
2002 2 2
2003 8 10
2004 6 9
2005 8 18
2006 7 16
2007 19 133
2008 27 102
2009 36 704
2010 42 262
2011 39 241
2012 47 111
2013 70 414
2014 93 514
2015 132 597
2016 161 1206
2017 111 366
2018 123 491
2019 122 555
2020 155 625
2021 158 270
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 20 24 279
Forestry 23 28 468
Geography and Cartography 28 34 526
Environmental Management 30 35 536
Oceanography 24 31 546
Ecology 30 37 584
Urban and Regional planning 32 39 841
Hydrology and Water resources management 31 37 858
Agricultural Science 31 37 884

Psychology

The University of the Sunshine Coast ranked 37th for Psychology in Australia and 892nd in the World with 927 publications made and 15,838 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Occupational Therapy.

Rank Ranking
#37 of 39 In Australia
#44 of 49 In Oceania
#892 of 3,654 In the World

University of the Sunshine Coast
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1997 1 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 1 0
2001 1 33
2002 2 7
2003 2 11
2004 2 1
2005 5 8
2006 6 7
2007 12 22
2008 17 44
2009 24 65
2010 26 87
2011 34 230
2012 38 77
2013 28 61
2014 69 183
2015 76 172
2016 89 228
2017 78 238
2018 90 361
2019 92 211
2020 101 215
2021 133 115
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Social Work 20 24 283
Occupational Therapy 29 34 532
Education Majors 36 43 541
Special Education 35 42 608
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 35 42 653
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 37 44 824
Clinical Psychology 37 44 826
Social Psychology 37 44 847
Sexology 36 43 905
Psychiatry 36 43 1002
Child Psychology 37 44 1032

Business

The University of the Sunshine Coast ranked 35th for Business in Australia and 835th in the World with 849 publications made and 21,251 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Management Information Systems, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Occupational Safety and Health, Advertising.

Rank Ranking
#35 of 39 In Australia
#42 of 49 In Oceania
#835 of 4,001 In the World

University of the Sunshine Coast
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1997 1 5
1998 4 6
1999 5 6
2000 9 11
2001 2 1
2002 8 13
2003 14 36
2004 4 3
2005 10 47
2006 13 114
2007 18 95
2008 21 42
2009 18 144
2010 39 152
2011 41 211
2012 47 121
2013 44 180
2014 68 179
2015 66 148
2016 73 157
2017 79 250
2018 48 74
2019 60 208
2020 67 188
2021 89 124
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Hospitality and Hotel Management 26 34 207
Risk Management 29 35 546
Advertising 32 39 584
Marketing 30 37 594
Entertainment Industry Business 32 39 617
Occupational Safety and Health 36 43 622
Entrepreneurship 26 33 654
Management Information Systems 33 40 774
Human Resource Management 37 44 780
Project Management 34 41 885
Supply Chain Management 27 33 903

Art & Design

The University of the Sunshine Coast ranked 35th for Art & Design in Australia and 903rd in the World with 297 publications made and 2,416 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Multimedia, Aesthetics, Game Design and Development, Entertainment Industry Business.

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
#35 of 39 In Australia
#42 of 48 In Oceania
#903 of 2,700 In the World

University of the Sunshine Coast
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1999 1 0
2000 0 0
2001 0 0
2002 1 9
2003 2 11
2004 0 0
2005 1 1
2006 1 0
2007 9 14
2008 4 1
2009 8 6
2010 6 17
2011 7 20
2012 6 11
2013 12 10
2014 26 36
2015 24 19
2016 26 11
2017 30 29
2018 38 35
2019 34 69
2020 28 32
2021 32 8
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
Aesthetics 30 37 410
Cinematography 27 33 492
Creative Writing 35 42 549
Entertainment Industry Business 32 39 617
Performing arts 33 40 681
Fashion Design 35 42 701
Game Design and Development 27 33 706
Multimedia 33 40 751
Graphic Design 32 39 810
Animation 28 35 904
Landscape Architecture 31 39 1172

Economics

The University of the Sunshine Coast ranked 36th for Economics in Australia and 1161st in the World with 253 publications made and 5,108 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, International Relations and Diplomacy, Agricultural Economics.

Rank Ranking
#36 of 39 In Australia
#45 of 50 In Oceania
#1161 of 3,039 In the World

University of the Sunshine Coast
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1998 1 1
1999 2 3
2000 1 5
2001 1 0
2002 4 2
2003 5 15
2004 0 0
2005 1 16
2006 2 16
2007 5 11
2008 5 37
2009 4 21
2010 11 60
2011 11 37
2012 11 20
2013 16 18
2014 22 12
2015 22 88
2016 19 18
2017 26 87
2018 14 15
2019 24 60
2020 21 46
2021 25 33
Speciality Australia rank Oceania rank World rank
International Relations and Diplomacy 27 33 661
Development Studies 35 43 712
Agricultural Economics 31 40 919

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of the Sunshine Coast

Speciality Australia Oceania World Rank
Aviation 16 20 378
Transportation Engineering 13 16 391
Agricultural Engineering 19 22 448
Civil Engineering 23 26 561
Math Teachers 36 43 890
Mathematics 37 44 1470
Computer Science 37 44 1673
Engineering 34 42 2234
Materials Science 32 40 2750
Chemistry 35 44 2836
Physics 36 44 2864