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- 27 February 2019

The latest rankings by the London-based agency Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) have been released. Here is how New Zealand's universities fared.

The University of Auckland #85 Overall

Departments ranked in the world's top 50:

  • Anthropology - 49th in the world
  • Archaeology - 23rd in the world
  • Civil Engineering - 37th in the world
  • Education - 26th in the world
  • English Language & Literature - 38th in the world
  • Geography - 28th in the world
  • Law - 44th in the world
  • Linguistics - 46th in the world
  • Nursing - 36th in the world
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology - 30th in the world
  • Philosophy - 41st in the world
  • Psychology - 50th in the world

University of Otago #175 Overall

Departments ranked in the world's top 50:

  • Dentistry - 34th in the world
  • Sport - 20th in the world

Victoria University of Wellington #221 Overall

  • Library & Information Management - 24th in the world
  • Mineral & Mining Engineering - 44th in the world

University of Canterbury #231 Overall

University of Waikato #274 Overall

Departments ranked in the world's top 50:

  • Agriculture - 30th in the world

Lincoln University #317 Overall

Massey University #332 Overall

Departments ranked in the world's top 50:

  • Veterinary Science - 29th in the world 

Auckland University of Technology #464