University of Sussex, World No.1 for Development Studies: QS Subject Rankings 2021

12 March 2021

University of Sussex in the UK has been ranked 1st in the world for Development Studies in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021. The University was ranked as the best in the world for the fifth year running and has been placed at the top six times in the past seven years. 

Rankings are based on the assessment of quality, impact and range of the courses offered and the impact of international development research. Sussex has over 25 Masters development courses which the University offers through the Institute of Development Studies and four other schools including School of Global Studies, the University of Sussex Business School, Sussex Sustainability Research Programme (SSRP), School of Media, Arts and Humanities, Centre for International Education (CIE).

Prof Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Development Studies, said, “The Institute of Development Studies is at the forefront of research, learning and teaching for development studies globally. To be ranked number one in the world is testament to our longstanding partnership with the University of Sussex, our contributions to the most pressing global issues of our era, and the exceptional efforts of our staff, partners and students in the past year to rise to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and the interconnected crises it has provoked”. 

The University of Sussex offers a range of degrees in development studies, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. If you want to find out more about studying Development Studies at Sussex, get a free consultation with SI-UK India today. Our UK education experts can help you understand the entry requirements and submit your application error-free.

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