Aston rated among top 30 UK universities

Aston University

30 April 2013

Aston University is ranked 27th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2014 with three subject areas rated among the UK’s top 10.

Aston has risen 7 places from 34th last year in the independent Guide, which provides a comprehensive overview of 124 universities and HE Institutions across nine performance factors. These areas of assessment include student satisfaction, graduate prospects, entry standards and student to staff teaching ratios.

Aston University is ranked 15th in the UK for ‘graduate prospects’ and has three top ten rankings in the subject tables of the 2014 Guide;

Ophthalmics  (equal 2nd)

Marketing  (5th)

Pharmacology & Pharmacy  (7th)  

Aston has a further five subjects ranked in the Guide’s subject top 20;

Building  (11th)

Accounting and Finance  (17th)

Social Policy  (17th)

Business and Management  (19th)

Chemical Engineering  (20th)

Professor Helen Higson, Deputy Vice- Chancellorat Aston University, said; “The Complete University Guide highlights to our current and potential new students that they can expect strong future career prospects and a high quality teaching and student experience. We are making significant investments in our academic and social facilities, including new student residences, research centres, and newly refurbished sports and library facilities. This will ensure we build on our reputation for offering the complete university experience for students from the UK and beyond.”


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