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Kent up to 22nd in the Guardian University Guide 2018

17 May 2017

The University of Kent has also achieved a top 10 position in six subject areas, with a further 15 in the top 20.

Kent has been ranked 22nd out of 121 HEIs in the 2018 Guardian University League Table. This represents a rise of one place since 2017 and underlines its position as a leading UK university.

The key indicators of performance used by the Table include the National Student Survey (Teaching, Assessment and Feedback, Overall Satisfaction), student-staff ratios, expenditure per student and career prospects.

The University has also achieved a top 10 position in 6 subject areas:
Design and Crafts (3rd)
Media and Film Studies (3rd)
English and Creative Writing (7th)
Politics (9th)
Architecture (10th)
Anthropology (10th)

Kent's top 20 subjects are:
Criminology (11th)
American Studies (11th)
Social Policy and Administration (12th)
History of Art (14th)
Classics and Ancient History (14th)
Psychology (14th)
Law (15th)
Art (15th)
Economics (16th)
Sociology (16th)
Engineering: Electronic and Electrical (17th)
Social Work (18th)
Religious Studies and Theology (19th)
Pharmacy and Pharmacology (19th)
Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations (19th)

Kent recently doubled its presence in the annual QS World University Rankings by Subject and was ranked 85th in the 2017 International Student Table published by Times Higher Education.



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Last Updated: 14/12/2017