University of Otago
University of Otago

Continente: Oceania

Country: New Zealand

Address: University of Otago, 362 Leith Street, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand

Web Site: www.otago.ac.nz



About University of Otago:

The University of Otago is a collegiate university located in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. The university was created by a committee led by Thomas Burns, and officially established by an ordinance of the Otago Provincial Council in 1869. The university accepted its first students in July 1871, making it the oldest university in New Zealand and third-oldest in Oceania. Between 1874 and 1961 the University of Otago was a part of the federal University of New Zealand, and issued degrees in its name. The university is divided into four academic divisions: Division of Humanities, Division of Health Sciences, Division of Sciences, School of Business. For external and marketing purposes, the Division of Commerce is known as the School of Business, as that is the term commonly used for its equivalent in North America. Historically, there were a number of schools and faculties, which have now been grouped with stand alone departments to form these divisions. In addition to the usual university disciplines, the University of Otago Medical School (founded 1875) is one of only two medical schools in New Zealand (with component schools in Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington); and Otago is the only university in the country to offer training in Dentistry. Other professional schools and faculties not found in all New Zealand universities include Pharmacy, Physical Education, Physiotherapy, Medical Laboratory Science, and Surveying. It was also home to the School of Mines, until this was transferred to the University of Auckland in 1987. Theology is also offered, traditionally in conjunction with the School of Ministry, Knox College, and Holy Cross College, Mosgiel.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
World University Rankings 288 323 297 287 272 277 273 294 301 304 289 299

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 179 190 155 163 217 164 175 186 180 196 210
Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Life Sciences - 281 240 225 251 252 225 237 243 245 259 266
Clinical Medicine - 205 220 191 176 178 173 183 190 200 180 176
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences - 216 168 191 151 178 159 141 179 188 169 188

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - 238 217 216 248 225 237 232 170
Chemistryical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistry - - - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Computer Science - - - - - - - - - - - -
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Environment / Ecology - - - - 149 153 151 152 153 170 182 198
Geosciences - - - 159 160 132 146 196 183 153 173 185
Materials Science - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mathematics - - - - - - - - - - - 451-500
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 251 182 173 212 241 222 191
Physics - - - - - - - - - - - -
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 155 167 140 165 256 206 209 269