Guardian University Guide 2018

Cambridge was ranked 1st in the UK according to the Guardian University Guide 2018, followed by Oxford in 2nd place and St Andrews in 3rd place.

The University of Bath has been named a top five UK university in the Guardian University Guide 2018. It has risen five places from tenth last year and is the highest ranked university in the south west.

The University of Dundee has continued its climb in the league tables. It was ranked 24th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2018, topping the table in Dentistry and Design & Crafts. In addition, Dundee is in the top 10 in Fashion & Textiles (3rd UK), Medicine (4th), Social Work (4th), Business, Management & Marketing (5th), Law (6th) and Forensic Sciences (7th).

Heriot-Watt University was ranked 26th out of 121 in this year’s Guardian University League Tables. In subject areas the ranking placed Heriot-Watt first in Scotland in Accounting & Finance, Building and Town & Country Planning, Economics, and Chemical Engineering.

Bournemouth University has risen 18 places in the Guardian University Guide 2018, up to 61st in the league table rankings from 79th the previous year. Additionally, BU was shown to be fourth in the UK for the value that it adds to its degrees, one measure used to calculate a university's overall score.

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