University guide ranks 5 Aston subjects in UK top 10

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27 April 2015

Aston University has five top 10 subject rankings in The Complete University Guide 2016, with Ophthalmics (Optometry) rated first in the UK.

The independent guide, which ranks Aston University 32nd out of 126 higher education Institutions overall, lists five subjects as top ten in the UK and a further three top 25:

 Top 10 subject ratings in the UK at Aston University are:

Aston’s ‘student satisfaction level’ was also ranked highly, scoring 4.12 out of five.

The Guide provides prospective and current students with a comprehensive overview of universities and analyses everything from academic strengths and research intensity, through to facilities, student support and student satisfaction.

Nova Jayne Robinson, Director of, said: “We believe the guide offers young people a freely accessible, independent and authoritative league table designed to match applicants’ needs, backed by an unrivalled amount of vital information to help their transition to university life.”

James Seymour, Director of UK Student Recruitment and Outreach at Aston University, said: “This guide offers potential students an independent view of specific subject areas and highlights another strong subject performance from Aston University.  Our student satisfaction levels and extremely positive future career prospects highlight to both our current and potential new students that they can expect a high quality experience at Aston University.”

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