Top Five Universities in Scotland 2019

Alter The Complete University Guide's League Table to see how universities compare within their region, whether overall or by subject. If you've got your heart set on a particular part of the UK but don't know which university, we can help.

Wanting to find the best university to suit you in Scotland? With lochs, Highlands, Islands, a selection of modern cities and good universities, Scotland is a great place to study. Plus it's relatively cheap compared to the rest of the UK for those with Scottish residency. Below is a countdown of the top five universities in Scotland:


5. University of Dundee

After an astounding climb of 19 places in three years, the University of Dundee stays at fifth place in Scotland. The university is top of the Scottish universities for Graduate Prospects: an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research helps students develop a wide range of transferable skills, attractive to employers. However its Student Satisfaction has dropped slightly, though it is still the second highest of the group.

The city of Dundee is also booming, transforming the waterfront and with the flagship V&A Museum of Design Dundee opening in 2018. Named the 'coolest little city in the UK', Dundee is also an affordable place for students to live, and a free nightbus helps students make their way home safely after nights out. The university has nine Top Ten subjects, and is best in the UK for Forensic Science.

Search through undergraduate courses at the University of Dundee.