The University of Southampton

ECS makes strong showing in university league table

Published: 25 April 2012

ECS-Electronics and Computer Science achieved excellent results in this year’s Complete University Guide, the first university league tables to be published this year.

Electronics and Electrical Engineering at Southampton was ranked second in the UK on a range of criteria that included student satisfaction, graduate job prospects, research, and entry standards. Below Southampton in the top five of this table (which was headed by Cambridge) were Imperial College London, University College London and Bristol.

Computer Science at Southampton was ranked fifth in the UK, sharing the top five places with Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial College London, and Bristol. Engineering at Southampton did well across the board, achieving top ten places for all subject areas.

“We are delighted with this excellent showing in this year’s first university league table results,” commented Professor Neil White, Head of ECS-Electronics and Computer Science. “Students who come to ECS can be very confident that they will receive an excellent education, developing strong technical skills as well as being exposed to latest technologies through our research-based teaching.

“Our links with employers and the strength of our employability activities will also help ensure that ECS students have excellent opportunities to undertake internships during their course and to achieve outstanding graduate careers in the industries and sectors of their choice.”

For further information about this story contact: Joyce Lewis; tel.+44(0)23 8059 5453

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