Research rankings

The UNSW Business School ranks highly for research within Australia and worldwide.

The Australian Research Council's latest Excellence in Research for Australia assessment found our business research "Well above world standard".

Our fields of Research 14 (Economics) and 15 (Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services - which includes Accounting, Auditing, Banking, Finance and Management) rated at the highest level of quality.

Our research is ranked on an international scale by various organisations. They include Brigham Young University, Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings by Subject.

For more information, please explore the study areas listed below.

Accounting
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
1
1
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – Audit
2019
7
1
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – all topics
2019
8=
3
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – Managerial
2019
9=
1=
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – Other topics
2019
15
1
QS Accounting & Finance
2020
35
3
URAP Business
2019
63=
3=
THE Business & Economics
2020
81
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2015-19
97
4=
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – Accounting Information Systems
2019
Banking & Finance
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
7
1
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – all topics
2019
15
1
QS Accounting & Finance
2020
18
1
ARWU Finance
2019
35
3
URAP Business
2019
63=
3=
THE Business & Economics
2020
67
3
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – Financial
2019
81
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2015-19
Economics
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
34
3
QS Economics & Econometrics
2020
41
2
US News BGU Economics & Business
2020
51-75
3=
ARWU Economics
2019
58
6
URAP Economics
2019
63=
3=
THE Business & Economics
2020
Information Systems & Technology Management
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
4
1
AIS Research Rankings (Basket of 8, 3 yrs)
2017-19
7
1
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – all topics
2019
35
3
URAP Business
2019
42
2
URAP Information & Computer Sciences
2019
51-75
3
ARWU Business Administration
2019
51-100
4=
QS Computer Science & Information Systems
2020
51-100
5=
QS Statistics & Operations Research
2019
81
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2015-19
97
4=
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – Accounting Information Systems
2019
Management
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
16
3
URAP Commerce, Management & Tourism
2019
34=
2
QS Business & Management
2020
35
3
URAP Business
2019
41
2
US News BGU Economics & Business
2020
51-75
1=
ARWU Management
2019
51-75
3=
AWRU Business Administration
2019
63=
3=
THE Business & Economics
2020
81
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2015-19
Marketing
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
16
3
URAP Commerce, Management & Tourism
2019
34=
2
QS Business & Management
2020
35
3
URAP Business
2019
41
2
US News BGU Economics & Business
2020
51-75
3=
ARWU Business Administration
2019
63=
3=
THE Business & Economics
2020
81
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2015-19
Risk & Actuarial Studies
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
1
1
UNL Global Research Rankings of Actuarial and Risk Management & Insurance
2015-19
7
1
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – all topics
2019
15
1
QS Accounting & Finance
2020
18
1
AWRU Finance
2019
35
3
URAP Business
2019
63=
3=
THE Business & Economics
2020
81
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2015-19
Taxation & Business Law
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
7
1
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – all topics
2019
14
3
QS Law
2020
18=
2
THE Law
2020
33
1
ARWU Law
2019
35
3
URAP Business
2019
45
4
URAP Law & Legal Studies
2019
81
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2015-19


Key: (In the Table)

ARWU: ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

BYU: Brigham Young University

QS: QS World University Rankings by Subject

UNL: University of Nebraska at Lincoln

THE: Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject

URAP: University Ranking by Academic Performance – Field-based Ranking