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Ranking of Top Universities
in UK



List of the best colleges and universities
offering professional courses in the UK





The league table below lists the ranking of top universities in the UK. British educational institutions offer a broad range of flexible full time and part time courses, on site and online. Many UK colleges and universities have enviable reputations with world class departments in the forefront of groundbreaking discoveries in science. The United Kingdom also has a substantial number of distinguished business schools offering world class MBA degrees, recognized and respected internationally. Top universities in the UK account for half of the best 30 European MBA programs.

The league table of the best UK universities is based on various factors such as:

  • Overall satisfaction of students
  • The quality of research by staff
  • Entry standards of new students measured by their UCAS point scoring
  • The staff to student ratio
  • Infrastructural per capita spending per student
  • Proportion of graduates obtaining first class or upper second class honours certifications
  • Career prospects of graduates after graduation

League Table Ranking of UK Universities:

  • 1. Oxford
  • 2. Cambridge
  • 3. Imperial College
  • 4. London School of Economics
  • 5 St Andrews
  • 6 Warwick
  • 7 University College London
  • 8 Durham
  • 9 York
  • 10 Bristol
  • 11 King's College London
  • 12 Loughborough
  • 13 Exeter
  • 14 Leicester
  • 15 Bath
  • 16 Nottingham
  • 17 Southampton
  • 18 Edinburgh
  • 19 Lancaster
  • 20 Newcastle
  • 21 Glasgow
  • 22 Sheffield
  • 23 East Anglia
  • 24 School of Oriental and African Studies
  • 25 Birmingham
  • 26 Aberdeen
  • 27 Manchester
  • 28 Aston
  • 29 Cardiff
  • 30 Royal Holloway
  • 31 Leeds
  • 32 Reading
  • 33 Queen's Belfast
  • 34 Liverpool
  • 35 Strathclyde
  • 36 Kent
  • 37 Queen Mary, London
  • 38 Sussex
  • 39 Surrey
  • 40 Stirling
  • 41 Keele
  • 42 Essex
  • 43 Aberystwyth
  • 44 Dundee
  • 45 Hull
  • 46 Goldsmiths College
  • 47 Heriot-Watt
  • 48 Swansea
  • 49 Bradford
  • 50 City University
  • 51 Bangor
  • 52 Brunel
  • 53 Ulster
  • 54 Robert Gordon
  • 55 Oxford Brookes
  • 56 Nottingham Trent
  • 57 Bournemouth
  • 58 Gloucestershire
  • 59 Chichester
  • 60 Brighton
  • 61 Portsmouth
  • 62 Plymouth
  • 63 Central Lancashire
  • 64 Napier
  • 65 West of England
  • 66 Winchester
  • 67 Staffordshire
  • 68 Glasgow Caledonian
  • 69 Queen Margaret Edinburgh
  • 70 Lampeter
  • 71 Birmingham City
  • 72 Bath Spa
  • 73 Northumbria
  • 74 Coventry
  • 75 University of the Arts, London
  • 76 Sheffield Hallam
  • 77 Glamorgan
  • 78 De Montfort
  • 79 Hertfordshire
  • 80 Canterbury Christ Church
  • 81 Worcester
  • 82 Sunderland
  • 83 Salford
  • 84 Northampton
  • 85 UWIC, Cardiff
  • 86 Roehampton
  • 87 Chester
  • 88 Teesside
  • 89 Bedfordshire
  • 90 Huddersfield
  • 91 York St John
  • 92 Manchester Metropolitan
  • 93 Kingston
  • 94 Liverpool John Moores
  • 95 Derby
  • 96 UWCN, Newport
  • 97 Southampton Solent
  • 98 Edge Hill
  • 99 Cumbria
  • 100 Abertay
  • 101 Leeds Metropolitan
  • 102 Westminster
  • 103 West of Scotland
  • 104 Lincoln
  • 105 Middlesex
  • 106 Anglia Ruskin
  • 107 Wolverhampton
  • 108 Bucks New
  • 109 East London
  • 110 Greenwich
  • 111 Bolton
  • 112 Thames Valley
  • 113 London South Bank

The above ranking of top universities in the UK uses a generalised set of criteria. You should not use the ordering as a sole determinant when applying for courses in UK institutions because all colleges and universities in the UK offer degrees of the highest quality, recognised worldwide.




Ranking of Top Universities in the UK

RANKING OF TOP UNIVERSITIES IN THE UK


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> Archaeology
> Architecture
> Art and design
> Banking and finance
> Biochemistry
> Biology
> Biomedical sciences
> Biotechnology
> Building management
> Business studies
> Chemical engineering
> Chemistry
> Childhood studies
> Civil engineering
> Classics
> Combined arts
> Communications engineering
> Community/youth studies
> Computer science/IT
> Construction
> Criminology
> Ecology
> Economics
> Education
> Electrical engineering
> Electronic engineering
> English
> Environmental science
> Estate management
> Fashion
> Film and photography
> Fine art
> Food science
> Genetics
> Geography
> Geology
> Graphic design
> Health studies
> History
> History of art
> Hospitality management
> Hotel and catering
> Humanities
> International relations
> Landscape architecture
> Law
> Leisure/recreation management
> Linguistics
> Logistics
> Mass Communications > Materials science/technology
> Mathematics
> Mechanical engineering
> Media design/production
> Media/communication studies
> Medicine
> Microbiology
> Modern languages
> Multimedia
> Music
> Nursing
> Performing arts (dance/drama)
> Pharmacology
> Pharmacy
> Philosophy
> Physics
> Physiology
> Politics
> Product/industrial design
> Psychology
> Public administration/social policy
> Regional/area studies
> Religious studies/theology
> Sociology
> Sports management/science
> Statistics
> Textile design
> Travel and tourism
> Transport Management > Zoology

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