Aberdeen named in UK Top 30 in latest Complete University Guide rankings

Aberdeen named in UK Top 30 in latest Complete University Guide rankings

The University of Aberdeen has been named within the top 30 universities in the UK according to the Complete University Guide 2020 rankings.

After climbing 12 places into the top 30 in last year’s rankings, Aberdeen remains in that bracket in 29th place.

The University also retains its place as 4th in Scotland, behind St Andrews, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Improved on last year is the number of subjects Aberdeen has ranked in the top 10 in the country, up from six to eight.

The subjects are:

  • Accounting & Finance – 10th
  • Dentistry – 9th
  • Education – 8th
  • General Engineering – 7th
  • Law – 9th
  • Linguistics – 3rd
  • Sports Science – 2nd
  • Civil Engineering – 9th

The full rankings can be viewed here.

Senior Vice-Principal, Professor Karl Leydecker, said: “As you will remember, the University improved its position significantly last year with a jump of 12 places to 28th. Although we have dropped one place to 29th this year, the result consolidates our place in the top 30 and shows we remain on the right track.

“Having two more subjects within the top 10 in the UK - eight this year compared to six last year - is also great sign of progress and my warmest thanks and congratulations go to everyone who has contributed to this success. I look forward to working with everyone to enhance our performance in the coming years.”

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