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28 April 2017

Linguistics and Creative Writing top 10 in the Complete University Guide rankings

Linguistics and Creative Writing ranked in the top 10 in the Complete University Guide rankings this week

Aberdeen is ranked 40th in the Complete University Guide league table which this year ranks 129 UK universities.  The position is the highest the University has held in recent years.

Within the School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture (LLMVC) we are proud to have Lingusitics and Creative Writing ranking within the top 10.  Linguistics has improved in the rankings by eight places to 6th place this year, and Creative Writing remains in 10th place for a consecutive year. 

Professor Sir Ian Diamond, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen, said: “The higher education sector in this country continues to be an incredibly competitive environment and to that end, it is encouraging to see we are holding our own, and indeed improving in the overall UK picture."

The reason we are successful is that, as a university, we are committed to working together to achieve world class teaching, learning and research which makes a difference in our world as well as delivering a unique and fulfilling student experience." Professor Sir Ian Diamond

“We know that league tables such as this one play a big role in influencing prospective students, so to that end it is important that we perform well in them."

“The reason we are successful is that, as a university, we are committed to working together to achieve world class teaching, learning and research which makes a difference in our world as well as delivering a unique and fulfilling student experience.”

Full details of the rankings can be viewed here.


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