University of Abertay Dundee - Rankings

The University of Abertay Dundee (or Abertay University) is a leading Modern University located in Dundee, Scotland. It is the only modern university rated as Excellent for its teaching of Economics, and one of the top universities in the UK for IT facilities.

The university has the following schools and specialist centres:

Schools:
  • School of Contemporary Sciences
  • Dundee Business School
  • School of Social & Health Sciences
  • School of Computing and Creative Technologies
Specialist Centres:
  • Embreonix
  • Food Innovation@abertay
  • Ace Eco-Partnerships
  • Scottish Economic Research (SER)
  • SIMBIOS
  • Urban Water Technology Centre
Abertay offers a range of courses such as computing, business, biomedical sciences, civil engineering, ethical hacking & countermeasures, behavioural science, finance, food, marketing, nursing, psychology, social science, sports, sociology, and many more.

Rankings and Raings:

- According to the Complete University Guide, it is ranked 89th in 2008, 68th in 2009 and 95th in 2010.

- Rated as the best modern university in Scotland for research in environmental sciences, law and psychology in the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008.

- 35% of its academic staff were judged to be producing research of international quality (RAE 2008).

- Rated Number One in the nation for its investment in information technology facilities by the Financial Times 2002.

- 29th in The Push League Table 2008.

- 89th in the Daily Telegraph University Ranking 2007.

- It is the best new university in Scotland for retention.

- 70th in the Financial Times Ranking 2003 (ranked 66th in 2001).

- 100th in The Times Good University Guide 2009.

- 107th out of 117 institutions in the Guardian University Guide 2010.

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