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ERA 2018 Journal Ranking List

ERA 2018 Journal Rankings List

The ARC maintains a compilation of ERA eligible journals being accredited for the purpose of establishing research excellence within the Australian university sector. These journals are grouped together under the Fields of Research codes, with many journals being grouped in two or even three Fields of Research while those which would be grouped under four or more major Fields of Research are grouped together under ‘Multidisciplinary’.

ERA Accredited Journals arranged under Fields of Study (Major Fields highlighted, click Field of Study to view list)
ANZFoR Code Field of Research Journals Journal Tally
01Mathematical Sciences254
0101Pure Mathematics536
0102Applied Mathematics517
0103Numerical and Computational Mathematics164
0105Mathematical Physics43
0199Other Mathematical Sciences23

02Physical Sciences201
0201Astronomical and Space Sciences85
0202Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics95
0203Classical Physics45
0204Condensed Matter Physics103
0205Optical Physics89
0206Quantum Physics42
0299Other Physical Sciences67

03Chemical Sciences236
0301Analytical Chemistry113
0302Inorganic Chemistry66
0303Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry90
0304Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry112
0305Organic Chemistry84
0306Physical Chemistry (Incl. Structural)178
0307Theoretical and Computational Chemistry47
0399Other Chemical Sciences90

04Earth Sciences99
0401Atmospheric Sciences70
0406Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience191
0499Other Earth Sciences18

05Environmental Sciences209
0501Ecological Applications55
0502Environmental Science and Management237
0503Soil Sciences49
0599Other Environmental Sciences9

06Biological Sciences527
0601Biochemistry and Cell Biology415
0603Evolutionary Biology142
0607Plant Biology316
0699Other Biological Sciences42

07Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences169
0701Agriculture, Land and Farm Management68
0702Animal Production59
0703Crop and Pasture Production165
0704Fisheries Sciences82
0705Forestry Sciences103
0706Horticultural Production73
0707Veterinary Sciences187
0799Other Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences11

08Information and Computing Sciences278
0801Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing316
0802Computation Theory and Mathematics172
0803Computer Software143
0804Data Format57
0805Distributed Computing152
0806Information Systems383
0807Library and Information Studies260
0899Other Information and Computing Sciences82

0901Aerospace Engineering44
0902Automotive Engineering35
0903Biomedical Engineering167
0904Chemical Engineering220
0905Civil Engineering362
0906Electrical and Electronic Engineering448
0907Environmental Engineering75
0908Food Sciences133
0909Geomatic Engineering85
0910Manufacturing Engineering98
0911Maritime Engineering54
0912Materials Engineering302
0913Mechanical Engineering420
0914Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy174
0915Interdisciplinary Engineering105
0999Other Engineering23

1001Agricultural Biotechnology30
1002Environmental Biotechnology13
1003Industrial Biotechnology22
1004Medical Biotechnology53
1005Communications Technologies134
1006Computer Hardware19
1099Other Technology27

11Medical and Health Sciences675
1101Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics74
1102Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology247
1103Clinical Sciences1764
1104Complementary and Alternative Medicine91
1106Human Movement and Sports Science220
1108Medical Microbiology165
1111Nutrition and Dietetics99
1112Oncology and Carcinogenesis218
1113Ophthalmology and Optometry73
1114Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine247
1115Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences480
1116Medical Physiology140
1117Public Health and Health Services845
1199Other Medical and Health Sciences111

12Built Environment and Design56
1203Design Practice and Management109
1204Engineering Design3
1205Urban and Regional Planning206
1299Other Built Environment and Design7

1301Education Systems329
1302Curriculum and Pedagogy542
1303Specialist Studies In Education666
1399Other Education65

1401Economic Theory101
1402Applied Economics541
1499Other Economics74

15Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services145
1501Accounting, Auditing and Accountability233
1502Banking, Finance and Investment290
1503Business and Management890
1504Commercial Services109
1507Transportation and Freight Services72
1599Other Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services22

16Studies In Human Society231
1604Human Geography240
1605Policy and Administration401
1606Political Science521
1607Social Work183
1699Other Studies In Human Society250

17Psychology and Cognitive Sciences191
1702Cognitive Sciences779
1799Other Psychology and Cognitive Sciences7

18Law and Legal Studies31
1802Maori Law1
1899Other Law and Legal Studies19

19Studies In Creative Arts and Writing142
1901Art Theory and Criticism152
1902Film, Television and Digital Media197
1903Journalism and Professional Writing60
1904Performing Arts and Creative Writing413
1905Visual Arts and Crafts139
1999Other Studies In Creative Arts and Writing16

20Language, Communication and Culture179
2001Communication and Media Studies269
2002Cultural Studies487
2003Language Studies298
2005Literary Studies1110
2099Other Language, Communication and Culture48

21History and Archaeology91
2102Curatorial and Related Studies73
2103Historical Studies1262
2199Other History and Archaeology15

22Philosophy and Religious Studies69
2201Applied Ethics116
2202History and Philosophy of Specific Fields328
2204Religion and Religious Studies601
2299Other Philosophy and Religious Studies17


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