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
2018*
3=
1=
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – Managerial
2018*
7
1
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – all topics
2018*
15
1
QS Accounting & Finance
2019
13
1
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – Other topics
2018*
24
2
URAP Business
2018
79
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2014-18
70
3
THE Business & Economics
2019
93
5
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – Accounting Information Systems
2018*
Banking & Finance
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
7
1
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – all topics
2018*
15
1
QS Accounting & Finance
2019
18
1
AWRU Finance
2019
24
2
URAP Business
2018
61
2
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – Financial
2018
79
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2014-18
70
3
THE Business & Economics
2019
Economics
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
27
3
URAP Economics
2018
31=
3
QS Economics & Econometrics
2019
44
3
US News BGU Economics & Business
2019
70
3
THE Business & Economics
2019
51-75
4=3=
AWRU Economics
2019
Information Systems & Technology Management
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
7
1
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – all topics
2018
5
1
AIS Research Rankings (Basket of 8, 3 yrs)
2016-18
42
1
URAP Information & Computer Sciences
2018
24
2
URAP Business
2018
79
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2014-18
51-75
3
AWRU Business Administration
2018
51-100
4=
QS Computer Science & Information Systems
2019
51-100
5=
QS Statistics & Operations Research
2019
95
5
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – Accounting Information Systems
2018
Management
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
51-75
1=
AWRU Management
2019
24
2
URAP Business
2018
26
2
QS Business & Management
2019
79
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2014-18
15
3
URAP Commerce, Management & Tourism
2018
44
3
US News BGU Economics & Business
2019
51-75
3=
AWRU Business Administration
2019
70
3
THE Business & Economics
2019
Marketing
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
24
2
URAP Business
2018
26
2
QS Business & Management
2019
79
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2014-18
24
2
URAP Business
2018
26
2
QS Business & Management
2019
15
3
URAP Commerce, Management & Tourism
2018
51-75
3=
AWRU Business Administration
2019
44
3
US News BGU Economics & Business
2019
70
3
THE Business & Economics
2019
Risk & Actuarial Studies
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
1
1
UNL Global Research Rankings of Actuarial and Risk Management & Insurance
2014-18
7
1
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – all topics
2018
15
1
QS Accounting & Finance
2019
18
1
AWRU Finance
2019
24
2
URAP Business
2018
79
2
THE Business & Economics
2019
70
3
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School research Rankings
2014-18
Taxation & Business Law
 World Rank
Australia Rank
Year
7
1
BYU Accounting Rankings (6yrs) – all topics
2018
33
1
AWRU Law
2019
23
2
THE Law
2019
24
2
URAP Business
2018
79
2
UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings
2014-18
14
3
QS Law
2019
44
3
URAP Law & Legal Studies
2018
70
3
THE Business & Economics
2019


Key: (In the Table)

AWRU: Academic World Ranking of Universities – Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

BYU: Brigham Young University

QS: QS World University Rankings by Subject

THE: Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject

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