University in The Economist's top 30 for value

07 August 2017

The Economist has ranked Canterbury Christ Church in the top 30 universities providing ‘most value for their students’.

According to The Economist, “most published rankings tell you a great deal about an institution’s reputation…however, they don’t necessarily answer the question that prospective students really care about: what they have to gain by attending”.

The statistical model devised by The Economist, estimated how much graduates from each university can expect to earn. It compared these estimates to actual earnings. Canterbury Christ Church University came in at 29th for ‘valued added by the institution’.

The University has a strong track record of graduates gaining employment and embracing new careers after their studies.

Recent figures show that 96% of all our UK undergraduate students and 98% of our UK postgraduates are in employment or further study within six months of completing their studies.

9 out of 10 of our employed graduates were also in graduate level jobs 3 ½ years after finishing their studies – higher than the national average*.

For more information about the wide range of courses available at Christ Church call 01227 926000.

* according to the DLHE Longitudinal Survey, 87% of those surveyed, who were in employment, are in graduate jobs compared to the 81% UK average.


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