The Academic Disciplines Wuhan University

1. Current academic disciplines

(The academic programs include 12 broad categories of academic disciplines or fields of study, 58 sub-disciplines, of which 43 ones are both master- and doctoral-degree-granting programs, and 15 ones are master-degree-granting programs)

1 Philosophy

2 Economics

l  Theoretical Economics

l  Applied Economics

3 Law

l  Law

l  Political Science

l  △ Sociology

l  Theory of Marxism

4 Education

l  △ Education

l  △ Psychology

5 Literature

l  Chinese Language and Literature

l  Foreign Languages and Literature

l  Journalism and Communication

6 History

l  Archeology

l  Chinese History

l  World History

7 Science

l  Mathematics

l  Physics

l  Chemistry

l  Geology

l  Geological physics

l  Biology

l  △ History of Science and Technology

l  Ecology

l  Statistics

8 Engineering

l  Mechanics

l  Mechanical Engineering

l  △ Optical Engineering

l  △ Instrument Science and Technology

l  Material Science & Engineering

l  Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics

l  Electric Engineering

l  Electronics Science and Technology

l  Information and Communication Engineering

l  △Control Science and Engineering

l  Computer Science and Technology

l  Architecture

l  Civil Engineering

l  Hydraulic Engineering -

l  Surveying and Mapping

l  △The Light Industry Technology and Engineering

l  △Traffic Engineering

l  Environmental Science and Engineering

l  △Biomedical Engineering

l  Urban and Rural Planning

l  Landscape Architecture

l  Software Engineering

9 Agronomy

10 Medical Science

l  Preclinical Medicine

l  Clinical Medicine

l  Stomatology

l  △Public Health and Preventive Medicine

l  △ Pharmacy

l  △Science of Chinese Pharmacology

l  △ Nursing

11 Management

l  Management Science and Engineering

l  Business Administration

l  Public Administration

l  Library and Information Science and Archive Management

12 Art

l  △ Artistic Theory

Note: △ indicates only master-degree-granting subjects

2 Leading Subjects

1) Philosophy

2) Economics

3) Law

4) Study of Marxism

5) Literature

6) Journalism and Communication

7) History

8) Mathematics

9) Physics

10) Chemistry

11) Geology

12) Biology

13) Earth and Space Sciences

14) Environmental Science and Ecology

15) Computer Science

16) Material Science

17) Energy, Machinery and Electronics

18) Hydraulics, Civil and Structural Engineering

19) Clinical Medicine

20) Stomatology

21) Management

3. ESI (World top 1% ranking)

1

CHEMISTRY

2

PHYSICS

3

MATERIALS SCIENCE

4

CLINICAL MEDICINE

5

BIOLOGY &   BIOCHEMISTRY

6

ENGINEERING

7

PHARMACOLOGY &   TOXICOLOGY

8

GEOSCIENCES

9

PLANT & ANIMAL   SCIENCE

10

ENVIRONMENT/ECOLOGY

11

AGRICULTURAL   SCIENCES

12

SOCIAL SCIENCES,   GENERAL

4. QS World top 200 subjects

No.

Subjects

QS Ranking

1

Philosophy

51-100

2

Engineering - Civil &   Structural

151-200

3

Agriculture & Forestry

151-200

4

Materials Science

101-150

5

Geography & Area Studies

101-150

6

Communication & Media   Studies

151-200

5. US News top 100 subjects

No.

Subjects

US News Ranking

1

CHEMISTRY

60

2

MATERIALS SCIENCE

77