The Best London Universities

Home to several elite universities, the rich legacy of multiculturalism, world-class education, and the door to unique opportunities around the world, London is the epicenter of global education, unlike any other destination.

Here’s a look at the best universities in London according to the QS world university Rankings 2022 and the Times higher education world university ranking.

It is not surprising that London has once again retained its top position as the best city in the world to study in, according to the QS best student city ranking. Considering a range of factors, such as affordability, desirability, quality of education, and current students’ opinions, London is considered the best city for global education.

London has a concentration of 40 world-class universities, out of which six of the universities are featured in the top 200 of the Times higher education world university ranking, and 15 of them are featured in the top 500 universities worldwide. Eighteen universities have secured a position in the QS world university ranking 2022, and Imperial College London topped the rank list, followed by university college London. According to the QS ranking, Imperial College has achieved the seventh position globally, and the University College of London has achieved the eighth position.

Here is a list of the Top 10 Universities in London according to the QS World University Rankings 2022 :

London Ranking World Ranking Institution
1 7 Imperial College London
2 8 University College London (UCL)
3 35 King’s College London
4 49 The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
5 117 Queen Mary University of London
6 330 City, University of London
7 332 Birkbeck, University of London
8 334 Royal Holloway University of London
9 351 Brunel University London
10 391 SOAS University of London

According to the LSE estimate, London is a city where the living expense will come from around £1,100 to £1,300 for an international student. This includes accommodation, travel, food and other personal expenses. The average tuition fee for an international student to study in London will be around £15,000 per year.
Imperial College London has always had a fantastic reputation in the fields of science and technology; itis the only university in London that focuses entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business. The university offers a fully rounded postgraduate study experience with great importance to path-breaking research. The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 named the Imperial College London as the university of the year for student experience 2022. When it comes to the international student ratio, the imperial college has the 12th best ratio, and when it comes to international faculty members, the imperial college has the 42nd best ratio.

Top Courses offered :

  • Computer Science
  • Clinical and Health
  • Engineering
  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences

University College London (UCL) is famous for its world-class research, global influence and impact across a broad range of subjects. UCL provides the student with a global perspective that will help the student understand the significant issues facing the world. Presently there are only 500 taught graduate programs and 140 research programs offered at the UCL.

Top Courses offered :

  • Education
  • Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Archaeology
  • Anatomy and Physiology  Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Life Sciences and Medicine
  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  • Psychology

King’s College London is a world leader when it comes to global education, 84% of the research in the university is “internationally excellent”, and the university provides the perfect environment for the student to achieve greater heights. Location is one crucial factor that we can never miss when looking at King’s College; four of the five campuses are located beside the River Thames. Kings College has the best international student support out of all the central London universities. According to the Times Higher Education University Rankings (2021), Kings College is ranked fourth in the UK and 31st in the world for graduate employability prospects.

Top Courses offered :

  • Clinical Medicine
  • Computer Science
  • Economics and Business
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Engineering
  • Environment/Ecology
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology

So, if you are ready to take the next big step in your life and study at a University in London, the team TC Global is here to help you find the best college and the right course.

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