27 April 2017

Abertay courses climb rankings in Uni Guide

Abertay courses climb rankings in Uni Guide

Abertay courses have enjoyed substantial improvements according to the latest Complete University Guide.

Published this week, the scores are based on such measures as student satisfaction, research quality and graduate prospects.

Abertay’s Sport Science jumped up by 22 places to number 32.

Dr Scott Hardie, Head of Division of Sport & Exercise Sciences, said: “This outstanding achievement reflects the excellent and extremely hard working staff in the Division, and their dedication towards working in partnership with students to enhance their learning experience.”

The Psychology Division rose nine places, achieving an overall score of 88.3, placing it 33rd on the list.

Dr Clare Cunningham, Head of Psychology Division, was delighted with the result.

She said: “Moving up nine places to 33rd is amazing for a small department. I want to thank all the team for their continued hard work and support that is pushing us from strength to strength. Well done everyone.”

Meanwhile Law fared well, jumping nine places to number 30. Accounting and Finance went up seven places to number 84, while Business & Management Studies went up by five to number 70.

Gavin Reid, Head of Dundee Business School, was delighted with the efforts of all those involved.

He said: “The performance of Law was magnificent and is testament to the great leadership and inspiring teamwork by all members of the Division.

“The other two Divisions of Accounting, Finance and Economics and Business & Management also achieved substantial gains in their rankings. In the competitive fields in which they lie, this is a very difficult thing to do. All staff are to be congratulated on a great team effort.”

Civil Engineering and Computer Science both moved up one place to 28 and 58, respectively.    

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