The rankings are based upon academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (click here to read the full methodology).
Use the interactive table below to filter the rankings by location, and click on individual universities for more information. Registered users will also be able to use the site’s Compare function to see facts and statistics about multiple universities side-by-side.
Anatomy & Physiology is one of four new subjects to be added to this year’s subject rankings and Oxford students will be delighted to have another reason to brag to their rivals at the University of Cambridge after pipping them to first place.
Interestingly, English-speaking countries dominate the top 20, with only Japan (University of Tokyo), Denmark (University of Copenhagen) and Switzerland (University of Zurich) breaking up the hegemony.
Want information about courses other than Anatomy & Physiology? The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 covers 46 different subjects. Click here to see the full list.