Rankings

The UNSW Business School is highly ranked for research, both within Australia and globally.

Faculty level

  • UNSW is ranked #52 in the world according to the 2016-2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings in Business & Economics (#4 in Australia)
  • UNSW is ranked #76-100 in the world according to the 2015 ARWU (Shanghai Jiao Tong) Subject ranking in "Economics/Business" (equal #2 in Australia)

  • UNSW is ranked #50 in the world according to the 2017 US News & World Report Subject ranking in "Economics and Business" (#2 in Australia).
  • UNSW is ranked #21 in the world according to the 2015/16 QS Faculty ranking in "Social Sciences and Management" (#4 in Australia)

Discipline level

  • UNSW is ranked #13 in the world  according to the 2016 QS Subject ranking in "Accounting and Finance" (#2 in Australia)
  • UNSW is ranked #24 in the world according to the 2016 QS Subject ranking in "Business and Management" (#2 in Australia)
  • UNSW is ranked #38 in the world according to the 2016 QS Subject ranking in "Economics and Econometrics" (#3 in Australia)
  • UNSW is ranked #35 in the world according to the 2016 QS Subject ranking in "Computer Science and Information Systems" (#3 in Australia)
  • UNSW is ranked #13 in the world according to the 2016 QS Subject ranking in "Law" (#3 in Australia)

Publication and working paper rankings

  • UNSW is ranked #1 in the world in "Audit" and equal #3 in the world in "Experimental Accounting" according to the 2015 Brigham Young University Accounting Research Ranking
  • UNSW Business School SSRN working paper series is ranked #24 in the world for downloads in last 12 months (as of 06/01/2017) amongst "Business Schools" (#6 outside of the United States and #1 in Australia)
  • UNSW School of Economics SSRN working paper series is ranked #74 in the world for downloads in last 12 months (as of 06/01/2017) amongst "Economics Departments & Research Centres" (#1 in Australia)

2015 ERA ratings

  • Rated 5 ("Well above world standard") in FoR14 (Economics), FoR1401 (Economic Theory), FoR1402 (Applied Economics), FoR1403 (Econometrics), FoR15 (Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services), FoR1501 (Accounting, Auditing and Accountability), FoR1502 (Banking, Finance and Investment), FoR1503 (Business and Management), FoR1801 (Law) and FoR0806 (Information Systems)
  • Rated 4 ("Above world standard") in FoR1505 (Marketing)
  • Rated 3 ("At world standard") in FoR1506 (Tourism)

Grants performance

  • UNSW has the only ARC Centre of Excellence in FoR14&15 (CEPAR, awarded $12.7m for 2011-2017 and $27.25m for 2017-2024)
  • UNSW is ranked #2 for ARC DECRA Fellowships in FoR14&15 from 2013-2017 with 7 awards for $2.5m
  • UNSW is ranked #2 for ARC Discovery grants in FoR14&15 from 2013-2017 with 22 grants for $5.5m
  • UNSW is ranked #1 for ARC Linkage grants in FoR14&15 from 2012-2016 with 17 grants for $5.7m
  • UNSW has one of only three ARC Laureates in FoR14&15 (Michael Keane, awarded $2.4m from 2011-2016)