The University of Dundee best in Scotland for Dentistry

New Guardian league table reveals high student satisfaction and employability
Monday, May 23, 2016

The University of Dundee is the best place in Scotland to study Dentistry, according to the new 2017 Guardian University Rankings.

The ranking reflects strong student satisfaction scores at the University, which has been consistently rated as offering the best student experience in Scotland, and excellent performance in `Career after six months’, which reflects on employability of graduates.

The School of Dentistry is ranked 4th in the UK, behind only those at the Queen’s University Belfast, Plymouth University, and Queen Mary University of London.

Professor Mark Hector, Dean of the School of Dentistry, said:

“I am delighted that we have been ranked the best in Scotland for studying Dentistry. Everyone in the dental school works very hard to give the best possible experience for our students.”

“This result reflects the commitment of our staff and our students to excellence”.

Professor Pete Downes, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dundee, said:

“This is another excellent performance by the University, both in the overall standings where we have had a real surge over the past two years and also across many of our subject areas,” said Professor Pete Downes, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Dundee.

“The Guardian rankings strongly reflect levels of student satisfaction, which of course have been high at Dundee. I am also particularly pleased to see the strength of our performance of Dundee in employability of our graduates. We are committed to producing graduates who can make a real impact from the moment they leave the University.” 

The University of Dundee as a whole placed 28th in the UK rankings, up ten places from last year.

The University’s Forensic Science & Archaeology courses finished top in the UK, and there were top 10 places for Social Work (3rd), Medicine (5th), Fashion & Textiles (7th) Law (8th), Art (9th), Economics (9th) and Physics (9th).

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