The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 Arts and Humanities subject ranking includes narrower subject areas.
The list of subjects used to create this ranking is:
• Art, performing arts and design
• Languages, literature and linguistics
• History, philosophy and theology
Different weights and measures
However, the overall methodology is carefully recalibrated for each subject, with the weightings changed to suit the individual fields.
The weightings for the Arts and Humanities ranking are:
- Teaching: the learning environment
37.4 per cent
- Research: volume, income and reputation
37.6 per cent
- Citations: research influence
15 per cent
- International outlook: staff, students and research
7.5 per cent
- Industry income: innovation
2.5 per cent
No institution can be included in the overall World University Rankings unless it has published a minimum of 1,000 research papers a year over the five years that we examine.
For the 11 subject tables, the thresholds are set differently. For Arts and Humanities, the threshold drops to 250 papers published in this discipline over the past five years. And we expect an institution to have at least 5 per cent of its staff working in this discipline in order to include it in the subject table.