04 May '11, 2am

NUS named top university in Asia, and 18th in the world, for medicine

NUS named top university in Asia, and 18th in the world, for medicine

Employers that were surveyed rated NUS medicine graduates favourably. -- MYP FILE PHOTO THE National University of Singapore (NUS) has received a booster shot, being named the 18th-best university in the world - and the top in Asia - for medicine. It also scored highly in biological sciences and psychology in a ranking exercise of global universities by London-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The latest exercise from QS - more well known for its annual ranking of worldwide universities - focuses on a narrower spread of disciplines. In the results released this morning, NUS was also rated 28th in the world in biological sciences and 22nd in psychology. Nanyang Technological University (NTU) was in the 151st-200th band for biological sciences and 51st-100th band for psychology. NTU was unranked in medicine as it currently does not have a medical school. It will open one in 2...

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