Surrey's health and medical science courses secure top spots in the Complete University Guide 2023
In the Complete University Guide 2023, courses offered by the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences have secured a place in the UK's top 20. Four of the Faculty's subject areas, including food science and veterinary medicine, have been ranked among the top three in the country.
Top in the country
Amongst the latest rankings, paramedic science and food science courses are ranked in 2nd place in the UK in their respective fields, while our veterinary medicine and nursing courses have achieved 3rd place respectively.
The University of Surrey has also risen 17 places in the Complete University Guide’s university league table to 18th out of 130 institutions.
Colleagues from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences shared their comments about the latest rankings:
I’m delighted our paramedic science and nursing courses have been ranked in the top three in the Complete University Guide 2023. These rankings showcase our dedication to providing the very best learning experience for our students, combined with our commitment to graduate employability and quality research. We look forward to the year ahead at Surrey and welcoming our next generation of health sciences students in the autumn.Professor Melaine Coward, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences; Head of the School of Health Sciences
I am delighted to see such fantastic results for the School of Biosciences and Medicine. Amongst these rankings, we are particularly pleased to see that our food science programmes are ranked second in the UK, and sport and exercise science and biological sciences are both in the top 20. These results recognise the areas of expertise within the School, and reflect the high-quality teaching, graduate prospects and research that we are constantly striving to deliver.Professor Roberto La Ragione, Professor of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Head of the School of Biosciences and Medicine
Our ranking in The Complete University Guide 2023 gives us even more reason to be proud of the research and teaching at our School of Psychology, and of our fantastic undergraduate psychology course in particular. Leaping to 12th place in the UK, this new ranking recognises the hard work of our academics in shaping a creative and nourishing environment, as well as all the efforts of our students, and the support of the Faculty and University.Professor Roi Cohen Kadosh, Head of School of Psychology and Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
This really is a testimony to what can be achieved if students, staff and the wider community work together in partnership. It is an immense pleasure to see my colleague's dedication, hard work and passion being recognised.Dr Ilknur Aktan, Senior Teaching Fellow in Veterinary Anatomy Programme Lead, Senior Tutor
About the Complete University Guide
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Prof Melaine CowardDeputy Dean of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences; Head of the School of Health Sciences
Prof Roberto La RagioneProfessor of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Head of the School of Biosciences and Medicine