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.
Nothing is being lost in communication in California, where the University of Southern California has maintained its vice-like grip on the number one spot in the Communication & Media Studies subject ranking. USC is one of 14 American universities in this year’s top 20.
One of the most improved universities in this year’s ranking is Goldsmiths, University of London which has soared up 19 places to eighth position. The only other university to climb into the top 20 this year is the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) which is ranked 20th.
Interested in other courses besides Communication & Media Studies? The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 covers 46 different subjects. Click here to see the full list.