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​NTU College of Engineering – 1st in Asia and 5th in the World

Published on: 30-Mar-2018

NTU College of Engineering (CoE) is ranked first in Asia and Singapore and 5th in the world for Engineering and Technology in the QS World University Rankings (WUR) by Subject 2018. This is the second consecutive year that NTU College of Engineering is being ranked first in Asia and Singapore for Engineering and Technology.

In the World's Top 21 for all Engineering Subjects

Our Materials Science is ranked 3rd internationally, ahead of some of the world's top universities, including Harvard University, University of Oxford and University of California, Berkeley. In addition, this is the third consecutive year that our Materials Science has been ranked 1st in Asia and Singapore.   

Apart from Materials Science which has jumped 4 places, our other engineering disciplines have also shown improvement in their respective subject rankings. Chemical Engineering has jumped 3 places to be ranked 14th, Computer Science and Information Systems has leapt 4 places to its current 16th ranking in the world; and Civil and Structural Engineering has also moved up one notch to the current 21st position. Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering disciplines are also ranked among the world's top 15.

Our excellent performance in the latest QS WUR by Subject 2018 reaffirms our strengths and expertise in engineering education and research. NTU College of Engineering will continue to intensify our efforts in nurturing and developing the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders; and creating ground-breaking innovations that will transform lives, improve communities and enhance the way society lives.

​The full list of our engineering subjects in the QS WUR by Subject 2018 is as follows: 

​SubjectGlobal Rank
Materials Science3
Electrical and Electronic Engineering12
Chemical Engineering14
Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering14
Computer Science and Information Systems16
Civil an​d Structural Engineering21

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