Kent’s Music and Audio Technology programmes rise 17 places in Complete University Guide rankings

The University of Kent’s Music and Audio Technology programmes have risen 17 places in the Complete University Guide rankings, climbing from 53rd place to 36th.

The rankings are based on ten measures: Entry Standards, Student Satisfaction, Research Quality, Research Intensity, Graduate Prospects – outcomes, Graduate Prospects – on track, Student-Staff Ratio, Spending on Academic Services, Spending on Student Facilities, and Continuation.

Head of Music and Audio Technology, Richard Lightman, said: ‘We are pleased to have gone up the rankings by this significant amount and it reflects how we have worked with our students in meeting the changing landscape of the Music Industry. We recognise, as do our students, that there is now a need to engage with all sides of the industry.

‘Our ethos is that a well-rounded musician will have a good working knowledge of music technologies, music business strategies and income streams, and understand that future technological developments will impact music making.’

View the Complete University Guide Subject League Table Rankings 2024.