On May 11, Times Higher Education (THE) released its third edition of China Subject Ratings. The subject classification system of the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China was adopted in the ratings, which covers 82 subjects and compares the performance of China's universities by marking different grades from A+ to C-. Seven strong and representative subjects of Chengdu University (CDU) are listed on this year's THE China Subject Ratings, including Mechanical Engineering Grade B (ranking 38th-47th), Materials Science and Engineering Grade B- (ranking 61st-67th), Food Science and Engineering Grade B- (ranking 17th-20th), Clinical Medicine Grade C+ (ranking 24th-28th), Biological Engineering Grade C (ranking 18th-19th), Pharmacy Grade C (ranking 29th) and Civil Engineering Grade C (ranking 51st-54th). It has fully demonstrated the effectiveness and progress of the discipline development of CDU, and further enhanced the impact and reputation of our disciplines at home and abroad.
In the pursuit of building a domestic first-class application-oriented city university with distinctive characteristics, CDU has vigorously implemented strategies to attract talent, boost characteristic construction and foster international development. In order to create a better atmosphere for discipline development, we have been optimizing the resource allocation, providing targeted support for the development of strong disciplines, continuously exploring the potential of disciplines, and enriching the content of discipline construction, thus helping constantly enhance the strength of our disciplines.
News link: The Times Higher Education China Subject Ratings are the only performance tables that assess Chinese institutions against their global peers based on the subject classification of the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China. The ratings measure all of the core missions of research-oriented universities, including teaching, research, international outlook and knowledge transfer, and provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparison using performance indicators in five areas, namely teaching, research, citations, international outlook, and industry income, and is trusted by students, scholars, university leaders, and the education community and the government.