Griffith Medicine and Psychology increase international reputation

Tommy Brennan

Griffith University’s Medicine program has received international recognition by being ranked for the first time, in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject.

The prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject highlight the world’s top universities in a range of popular subject areas, covering 36 subjects as of 2015. Published annually since 2011, the rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.

Meanwhile Psychology as a subject has been ranked in the Top 200 globally.

“This is recognition of all the hard work we have invested in creating world class Programs and state of the art facility,” says Professor Tony Perkins, Dean Academic for the Griffith Health Group.

“To be recognised internationally vindicates the strategic investment by the University over the past 10 years and is a testament to the leadership of the PVC Health, Professor Allan Cripps.

“Being ranked internationally is important as world rankings influence the choice made by international students and makes us stand out in a competitive market.”

QSevaluated 3551 universities and 14,000 programs to gather this data.

“As a current medical student, it’s great to see that thecalibre of junior doctors graduating from theMedical Schoolis being recognised in rankings such as the QS World University Rankings,” says fourth year Medicine student Tommy Brennan. “It’s humbling to be a part of a pathway that leads to excellence in the medical field.”

The latest news comes as the QS World University Rankings by Subject awarded Griffith its highest ranking ever, while the Times Higher Education boosted Griffith’s place among the best universities in the world under 50. Visit