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The University of Johannesburg (through the Department of Physics) has been ranked among the Top 500 globally for the Physics & Astronomy subject in the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject. 

This marks the first time that the University has been ranked for this particular subject. The University is positioned within the 451-500 bracket globally and fourth nationally, for the Physics & Astronomy subject.

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