The latest QS World University Rankings show good results for the UNSW Business School, which is ranked 21st globally. UNSW has risen to 46th globally from last year's 48th.

Four indicators were used to assess faculty rankings, namely: academic reputation, employer reputation, citations and an "H-indicator", which is a score based on an index calculated from all the papers that the faculty has published.

The UNSW Business School is categorised under "Social Sciences & Management" in the five-faculty category in which QS assesses rankings, and has scored above distinction for all four indicators, with "employer reputation" scoring highest out of the four at 87.2.

Furthermore, the UNSW Business School has also exhibited strength in its research, with 4,907 papers published and papers cited 11,537 times, which is respectively 2.6 per cent and 0.7 per cent above a global faculty average.

Domestically, Social Science & Management as a faculty is ranked fourth in the country.

The QS World University Rankings has been published since 2004 and compares the world's top 891 institutions on a university, faculty and subject level.