Subject Categories 

The NTU Ranking ranks each university by 24 subjects, namely Agricultural Sciences, Biology & Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering (including Energy & Fuels), Chemistry, Civil Engineering (including Environmental Engineering), Clinical Medicine, Computer Science, Economics & Business, Electrical Engineering, Environment/Ecology, Geosciences, Immunology, Materials Science, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Neuroscience & Behavior, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Physics, Plant & Animal Science, Psychiatry/Psychology, Social Sciences, General and Space Science. Table 1-24 list the detailed subject categories.

Table 1 Agricultural Sciences Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Agricultural Sciences

Agricultural Economics & Policy
Agricultural Engineering
Agriculture, Dairy & Animal Science
Agriculture, Multidisciplinary
Agriculture, Soil Science
Agronomy
Food Science & Technology
Horticulture
Nutrition & Dietetics

Table 2 Biology & Biochemistry Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Biology & Biochemistry

Anatomy & Morphology
Biochemical Research Methods
Biology
Biophysics
Evolutionary Biology
Mathematical & Computational Biology
Parasitology
Pathology
Physiology
Reproductive Biology

Table 3 Chemical Engineering Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Chemical Engineering, including Energy & Fuels

Energy & Fuels
Engineering, Chemical
Engineering, Petroleum
Green & Sustainable Science & Technology
Polymer Science

Table 4 Chemistry Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Chemistry

Chemistry, Analytical
Chemistry, Applied
Chemistry, Inorganic & Nuclear
Chemistry, Medicinal
Chemistry, Multidisciplinary
Chemistry, Organic
Chemistry, Physical
Crystallography
Electrochemistry
Spectroscopy

Table 5 Civil Engineering Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Civil Engineering, including Environment Engineering

Construction & Building Technology
Engineering, Civil
Engineering, Environmental
Engineering, Geological
Engineering, Ocean
Transportation
Transportation Science & Technology

Table 6 Clinical Medicine Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Clinical Medicine

Allergy
Andrology
Anesthesiology
Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology
Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems
Clinical Neurology
Critical Care Medicine
Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
Endocrinology & Metabolism
Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Geriatrics & Gerontology
Gerontology
Health Care Sciences & Services
Hematology
Integrative & Complementary Medicine
Medical Ethics
Medical Informatics
Medical Laboratory Technology
Medicine, General & Internal
Medicine, Legal
Medicine, Research & Experimental
Nursing
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Oncology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedics
Otorhinolaryngology
Pediatrics
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Primary Health Care
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging
Rehabilitation
Respiratory System
Rheumatology
Surgery
Transplantation
Tropical Medicine
Urology & Nephrology

Table 7 Computer Science Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Computer Science

Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science, Cybernetics
Computer Science, Hardware & Architecture
Computer Science, Information Systems
Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Applications
Computer Science, Software Engineering
Computer Science, Theory & Methods

Table 8 Economics & Business Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Economics & Business

Business
Business, Finance
Economics
Industrial Relations & Labor
Management
Operations Research & Management Science

Table 9 Electrical Engineering Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Electrical Engineering

Automation & Control Systems
Engineering, Biomedical
Engineering, Electrical & Electronic
Instruments & Instrumentation
Telecommunications

Table 10 Environment/Ecology Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Environment/Ecology

Biodiversity Conservation
Ecology
Environmental Sciences
Water Resources

Table 11 Geosciences Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Geosciences

Geochemistry & Geophysics
Geography
Geography, Physical
Geology
Geosciences, Multidisciplinary
Imaging Science & Photographic Technology
Limnology
Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences
Mineralogy
Oceanography
Paleontology
Remote Sensing
Soil Science

Table 12 Immunology Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Immunology

Immunology
Infectious Diseases
Virology

Table 13 Materials Science Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Materials Science

Materials Science, Biomaterials
Materials Science, Ceramics
Materials Science, Characterization & Testing
Materials Science, Coatings & Films
Materials Science, Composites
Materials Science, Multidisciplinary
Materials Science, Paper & Wood
Materials Science, Textiles
Metallurgy & Metallurgical Engineering

Table 14 Mathematics Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Mathematics

Logic
Mathematics
Mathematics, Applied
Mathematics, Interdisciplinary Applications
Statistics & Probability

Table 15 Mechanical Engineering Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Mechanical Engineering

Engineering, Aerospace
Engineering, Industrial
Engineering, Manufacturing
Engineering, Marine
Engineering, Mechanical
Mechanics
Mining & Mineral Processing
Robotics
Thermodynamics

Table 16 Microbiology Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Microbiology

Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology
Microbiology
Microscopy

Table 17 Molecular Biology & Genetics Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Molecular Biology & Genetics

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Cell & Tissue Engineering
Cell Biology
Developmental Biology
Genetics & Heredity

Table 18 Neuroscience & Behavior Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Neuroscience & Behavior

Behavioral Sciences
Neuroimaging
Neurosciences

Table 19 Pharmacology & Toxicology Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Pharmacology & Toxicology

Pharmacology & Pharmacy
Substance Abuse
Toxicology

Table 20 Physics Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Physics

Acoustics
Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
Nuclear Science & Technology
Optics
Physics, Applied
Physics, Atomic, Molecular & Chemical
Physics, Condensed Matter
Physics, Fluids & Plasmas
Physics, Mathematical
Physics, Multidisciplinary
Physics, Nuclear
Physics, Particles & Fields
Quantum Science & Technology

Table 21 Plant & Animal Science Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Plant & Animal Science

Entomology
Fisheries
Forestry
Marine & Freshwater Biology
Mycology
Ornithology
Plant Sciences
Veterinary Sciences
Zoology

Table 22 Psychiatry/Psychology Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Psychiatry/Psychology

Psychiatry
Psychology
Psychology, Applied
Psychology, Biological
Psychology, Clinical
Psychology, Developmental
Psychology, Educational
Psychology, Experimental
Psychology, Mathematical
Psychology, Multidisciplinary
Psychology, Psychoanalysis
Psychology, Social

Table 23 Social Sciences, General Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Social Sciences, General

Area Studies
Asian Studies
Communication
Criminology & Penology
Demography
Development Studies
Education & Educational Research
Education, Scientific Disciplines
Education, Special
Environmental Studies
Ergonomics
Ethics
Ethnic Studies
Family Studies
Film, Radio, Television
Folklore
Health Policy & Services
Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism
Information Science & Library Science
International Relations
Law
Planning & Development
Political Science
Public Administration
Public, Environmental & Occupational Health
Regional & Urban Planning
Social Issues
Social Sciences, Biomedical
Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary
Social Sciences, Mathematical Methods
Social Work
Sociology
Sport Sciences
Urban Studies
Womens Studies

Table 24 Space Science Subject Categories

Subject Subject Category
Space Science

Astronomy & Astrophysics