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UK university rankings

UK university rankings 2018

How important is it in choosing a university?

There are over 120 universities in the UK, and choosing the one to study at can be a tough task. So how can you avoid the headache? University rankings come to the rescue.

There are no single rankings in the UK, however, there are plenty of official and reliable sources in your disposal such as: Guardian, The Times, Complete University Guide and QS World University Rankings. You can choose the one you like. Even though information in all these sources can vary, it is still very similar. Read our article on how to understand different university ratings.

UK university subject rankings

Our advice to you is not to be worried too much about the university rankings as it mainly shows overall prestige of an education institution. It is always better to check specific subject rankings. For example university that comes on the 30th place in general university rankings, can be at the top 10 for studying architecture or some other subject.

Get a consultation on the university rankings in your subject.

UK university rankings 2018
Rank University
1 Cambridge
2 Oxford
3 St Andrews
4 London School of Economic
5 Imperial College London
6 Durham
7 University College London
8 Warwick
9 Lancaster
10 Loughborough
11 Bath
12 East Anglia (UEA)
13 Surrey
14 Exeter
14 Leeds
16 Birmingham
17 Bristol
18 Nottingham
19 Sussex
20 York
21 King’s College London
22 Manchester
23 Edinburgh
24 Newcastle
25 Kent
26 Southampton
27 Reading
27 Glasgow
29 Heriot-Watt
30 Leicester
30 Dundee
32 Sheffield
32 Essex
34 Queen Mary
35 Royal Holloway
36 Queen’s, Belfast
37 Cardiff
38 SOAS
39 Stirling
40 Aberdeen
41 Liverpool
42 City
43 Coventry
44 Swansea
45 Strathclyde
46 Keele
46 Harper Adams
47 Brunel
48 Keele
49 Aston
50 Lincoln
51 Goldsmiths
52 Nottingham Trent
53 St George's
54 University of the Creative Arts
55 Northumbria
56 Portsmouth
57 Bournemouth
58 Bradford
59 Liverpool Hope
60 West of England, Bristol
61 Arts University Bournemouth
62 Manchester Metropolitan
63 Falmouth
64 Edge Hill
65 Bangor
66 Oxford Brookes
67 Cardiff Metropolitan
68 Aberystwyth
69 Sheffield Hallam
69 Roehampton
71 Ulster
72 Huddersfield
73 Middlesex
74 Hull
75 Robert Gordon
75 Liverpool John Moores
77 Plymouth
78 Buckingham
79 Hertfordshire
79 Glasgow Caledonian
79 West London
82 De Montfort
83 University of the Arts, London
84 Norwich University of the Arts
85 Winchester
86 Chichester
86 Gloucestershire
89 Brighton
90 Bath Spa
91 Chester
92 Queen Margaret
93 Greenwich
94 Edinburgh Napier
95 Central Lancashire
95 Westminster
97 Derby
98 Salford
99 Birmingham City
100 West of Scotland
101 Teesside
102 Sunderland
102 Kingston
104 Worcester
105 Staffordshire
106 Canterbury Christ Church
107 Royal Agricultural University
108 London South Bank
109 Bedfordshire
110 South Wales
110 Northampton
112 Leeds Trinity
113 Newman
114 East London
115 Bishop Grosseteste
116 Birkbeck
117 Southampton Solent
118 Anglia Ruskin
119 University of Wales Trinity Saint David
120 St Mary’s, Twickenham
121 Leeds Beckett
122 York St John
123 Cumbria
124 Buckinghamshire New
125 Bolton
126 Plymouth Marjon
127 London Metropolitan
128 Wrexham Glyndwr
129 Suffolk

English university rankings

There are no separate rankings for universities in London or England. All rankings cover universities in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland all together.

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