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7 UMPSA subjects listed as world’s best in QS WUR by Subject 2024

PEKAN, 10 April 2024 - The seven subjects offered by Universiti Malaysia Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah (UMPSA) were listed among the world’s best in the recently announced QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 rating.

Two subjects maintained last year’s achievement, namely Engineering-Chemical, ranked 201-250, and Material Science, ranked 351-400 in the world’s best.

Meanwhile, three subjects showed improvement, namely Engineering-Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering, ranked 301-350 compared to 351-400 last year.

Similarly, the Chemistry subject ranked 451-500 compared to 501-550 (2023) and the Engineering-Electrical & Electronic subject ranked 351-400 compared to 401-450 (2023).

At the same time, the Engineering & Technology subject ranked 451-500 this year.

For the first time, the Computer Science & Information Systems subject was also listed this year in the world’s best 651-700 position.

7 UMPSA subjects listed as world’s best in QS WUR by Subject 2024

According to the UMPSA Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dato’ Ts. Dr. Yuserrie Zainuddin, as a university of technology, this achievement highlights the excellence in teaching and learning at UMPSA which always focuses on various technical and technological aspects.

“Students often use this subject position to make choices and evaluate the right university to continue their studies in the desired field.

“This achievement places UMPSA at a sustainable and competitive level not only as the leading MTUN University but also among the dynamic and rapidly growing public universities (UA) today.

“The challenge now is how the competitiveness and sustainability can be improved as a sign of steadfast quality,” he said.

Therefore, he said, more strategic and focused efforts will continue to be implemented to improve the subject to a better level in line with the 2021-2025 UMPSA Strategic Plan agenda in ensuring that UMPSA continues to be on a sustainable strategic foundation.

“UMPSA is also now strengthening dual degree collaboration with five countries after successfully collaborating with Germany, Kazakhstan and China.

“Now, efforts are being made to offer new programmes involving collaboration with institutions in South Korea and Japan.

“Several long-term strategies have also been planned, including encouraging UMPSA researchers to develop their talents and potential in improving their knowledge as well as their talent and expertise to benefit the community,” he said.

QS WUR by Subject 2024 evaluation was made based on Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Citation per Paper and h-Index criteria.

The official results of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 can be reached through the link

By: Mimi Rabita Abdul Wahit, Centre for Corporate Communications

Translation by: Dr.  Rozaimi  Abu  Samah, Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering Technology

Reports by:
Mimi Rabita binti Abd Wahit