UCL, King's College London and LSE in world top 40

University of London Colleges excel in the QS World University Rankings 2018
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UCL ranked 7th in the QS World University Rankings (photo courtesy of UCL)

The 14th edition of the QS World University Rankings has been published, ranking over 950 universities from 84 different countries.

Three University of London Colleges feature in the top 40. UCL retained 7th place worldwide and 3rd in the UK behind Cambridge and Oxford. UCL provides academic direction for our MSc in Professional Accountancy, the MA in Applied Educational Leadership and Management, and provides joint academic direction for both the Postgraduate Laws Programme and Undergraduate Laws Programme.

King’s College London ranked 23rd globally and 5th in the UK. The College jointly contributes to the academic direction of the Undergraduate Laws Programme.

LSE ranked 35th globally and 8th in the UK, as well as an impressive 7th place worldwide for employer reputation. LSE provides academic direction for a suite of undergraduate programmes in Economics, Management, Finance and the Social Sciences.

Published annually, the QS World University Rankings rate universities according to six metrics including academic reputation (the highest weighting of the six at 40 per cent), employer reputation, and academic citations per faculty.