Engineering and IT ranks first in Australia across four subject areas
For Computer Science and Information Systems, the University of Melbourne has been ranked 1st in Australia and 15th in the world.
Chemical Engineering also maintained its strong rankings position, coming in at 1st in Australia and 16th in the world.
Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering also saw a significant jump in rankings, coming in at 1st in Australia and jumping to 17th in the world, up from 25th in 2013.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering also improved its rank, up to number 1 in Australia and 28th in the world, up from 32 in 2013.
At a faculty level, the QS Rankings placed Engineering and Information Technology a at the University of Melbourne at number 1 in Australia and 32 in the world.
For the full rankings tables by subject area for 2014, visit the QS World University Rankings website http://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings