NCAD enters top 100 in QS World University Rankings
NCAD has welcomed its inclusion as one of the Top 51-100 Art and Design Colleges in the world in the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2023.
The National College of Art and Design (NCAD) has welcomed its inclusion as one of the Top 51-100 Art and Design Colleges in the world in the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2023. This represents a major achievement by NCAD which is also ranked 37th in Europe in the same study. The survey also rates NCAD highly at 86th for Academic Reputation which is a testament to the dedication and excellence of NCAD’s faculty.
NCAD occupies a unique position in art and design education in Ireland, offering students the widest range of art and design degrees at undergraduate and post graduate level. The college is ambitious to find new ways to work, to continuously redefine and expand the boundaries of creative practice, to make a difference and, as is stated in its mission, to change the world. NCAD embeds bold and curious learning at its core, with connectivity and creative practice central to learning and research
Speaking following the rise of NCAD in the rankings, NCAD’s Director, Professor Sarah Glennie said: “This is a significant achievement for NCAD and a recognition of the quality of teaching and learning at the college. The survey also rates NCAD at 86th for Academic Reputation which is a testament to NCAD’s faculty commitment to enabling innovative and impactful creative practice. NCAD has long been the institution of choice for prospective art and design students, attracted by the quality of teaching and learning at NCAD, by the college’s strong reputation in art and design and in particular the international success and renown of many of our former students. NCAD looks forward to continuing to build on this success and to equipping our graduates with the bold curiosity and new thinking which society critically needs”.
The QS World University Rankings by Subject are compiled annually to help prospective students identify the leading universities in a particular subject. Research citations, along with the results of major global surveys of employers and academics, are used to rank universities.