Teaching quality is hugely important to student achievement, and UK universities pride themselves on offering some of the best teaching across a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate subjects in the world.
The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide is considered one of the most trusted indicators of UK university quality in the UK, and they have compiled a ranking of the best universities for Teaching Quality, with Aberystwyth University in Wales coming out on top.
Learn more about Abertay University and the rest of the top five below. If you wish to begin your application to study in the UK, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK Malaysia today.
Best UK Universities for Teaching Quality
1. Aberystwyth University
- Teaching Quality %*: 87.3
Aberystwyth University has been the best university in Wales for student satisfaction for five years running, and is also a Gold-standard university in the Teaching Excellence Framework.
Many international students choose to study in Wales at Aberystwyth because of its amazing student experience scores, which paint a picture of harmony between students and teachers.
2. Abertay University
- Teaching Quality %: 87
Despite finishing runner up in the Teaching Quality ranking, The Times and Sunday Times named Abertay University as its University of the Year for Teaching Quality after a second successive year of fantastic results in the National Student Survey.
The award capped a fantastic year for the Scottish university after they were also placed in the top three for teaching satisfaction and top 10 for overall student satisfaction by the Guardian University Guide.
3. University of St Andrews
- Teaching Quality %: 86.7
The University of St Andrews is one of the oldest universities in the world and is a two-time winner of the Times University Guide ‘University of the Year’ prize. Students at St Andrews remain some of the most satisfied in the UK.
4. Arts University Bournemouth
- Teaching Quality %: 86.5
Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a leading arts university for the creative industries. AUB relentlessly innovate, collaborate and connect in ways that turn creative talent into careers.
Students join AUB’s courses from a number of diverse backgrounds; as well as those who have already studied creative art and design, AUB welcomes students with backgrounds in non-creative subjects such as journalism, philosophy, psychology, anthropology and sociology.
5. University of West London
- Teaching Quality %: 86.3
The University of West London has a reputation for high-quality education closely linked to employment, aiming to inspire students to become innovative professionals.
West London has the most satisfied students of any London university, and also ranks in the top five of all UK universities for both undergraduate experience and teaching quality.
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*Teaching quality % is calculated by results from the 2020 National Student Survey (Positive responses to Q1-14 %).