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School of Health Sciences performs well in Complete University Guide 2017 rankings

The School of Health Sciences improve position in annual rankings

by George Wigmore (Senior Communications Officer)

The School of Health Sciences performed excellently in the recent The Complete University Guide 2017rankings.

Nursing showed the greatest increase in City University’s subject rankings rising 24 places to 25th place in the UK.  Speech and Language Therapy (Aural and Oral Sciences) rose three places to 7th in the UK, Optometry (Ophthalmics) rose one place to 10th in the UK and Radiography (Medical Technology) rose five places to 13th in the UK.

Overall, City was ranked 40th in the UK. The league table, published this week, also revealed that City was the best in London and in the top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction.

City is also the only London institution to be placed within the top 20 for student satisfaction. This significant result comes after City received its highest ever student satisfaction score in the 2015 National Student Survey.

Professor Stanton Newman, Dean of the School of Health Sciences commented:

"The increased ranking in The Complete University Guide 2017 of our courses in the School of Health Sciences reflects increases in the satisfaction of our students, the quality of our research and the prospects and success of our graduates.

“It is fantastic to see all the hard work and dedication from the School recognised by our ranking both nationally and within London. Staff within the School work extremely hard to provide the best possible environment for students to learn while also delivering world-leading research. These rankings are a testament to that hard work."

Dean of the School of Health Sciences, Professor Stanton Newman

The Complete University Guide is released annually and measures the performance of 127 institutions across the country. The rankings take into consideration ten factors including research quality, graduate prospects and student satisfaction.

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