School continues to excel in University rankings

keynes-squareThe School of Economics has again been named as one of the top economics departments in the UK according to The Guardian University Guide 2014. The School has maintained its position from last year as 6th overall in the UK, and has also been ranked 1st for Teaching, 4th for Student:Staff Ratio and 5th for Satisfaction with the Course, and Feedback and Assessment.

Professor Alan Carruth, Head of School, said: ‘The School is very pleased to have held its position of 6th in The Guardian subject table. I would like to take this opportunity to thank colleagues and students for their dedication to teaching and learning.’

The School has also maintained its position in the Complete University Guide 2014 for a third year running, being ranked 3rd for Student Satifaction and 15th overall in the UK.

In the most recent National Student Survey (NSS), the School was ranked in the top five economics departments in the UK, for the fourth year in a row. Our student satisfaction rate stands at 95%, an increase of 2% over the last academic year. Individual scores include 1st for Organisation and Management (96%), 2nd for Teaching (95%) and 3rd for Academic Support (90%).

Click here for further information on our scores in the other national surveys.


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The University of Kent as a whole has also done well in the recent rankings, now being placed among the top 20 universities in the UK in The Guardian University Guide 2014. For further information on the Kent rankings, click here.