Choosing a respectful university is a rather complicated task, that’s why if you want to make a right choice, you need to consider a lot of different factors. On the condition you have decided to relate the next few years to London – one of the biggest centers of education, we are glad to introduce you some wonderful options based on QS World University Rankings 2016-2017.
University College London (UCL)
This university occupies the seventh position this year. UCL is an institution which provides a wide range of subjects (its strong point compared with Imperial), besides it may found as the multicultural university, because more than one third of the students staff is people who lived abroad.
It’s a very important fact that the amount of postgraduate students is also pretty high (close to 52%). The main location of University College London is in the center of the capital, near the British Library and other well-known universities.
Imperial College London
It is a science and technology orientated institution which takes the ninth and has leading positions in natural sciences and engineering. Imperial boasts an excellent school of business and a highly-developed medical faculty (almost the biggest in the country).
Similar to UCL, Imperial has a big number of international students (under a third). If you joint to university family, you will be able to find its campus in South Kensington, where everyone can enjoy the beauty of Hyde Park, amazing architecture and museums.
King’s College London
It is included in the list of the greatest and oldest colleges, and is the twenty-first around the world. We can observe there the same situation concerning international students, because every fifth student came from abroad. Almost 40% of general number is postgraduate students. The courses of the sciences, humanities and law share especially respectful fame. Four of five its London campuses stand on the bank of the river Thames.
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
The hallmark of that institution belongs to a narrow specialization in the social disciplines, and it also distinguishes LSE from other UK’s higher education institutions. LSE occupies the thirty-seventh position.
A world leader on law, international relations, sociology and politics unites students who speak about one hundred languages. Students of LSE can fully enjoy the Chancery Lane area, and the fact that it’s few steps from the British Library may be found as a great benefit.
Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)
This year the institution has ranked one hundred twenty-third. The university gives a good opportunity to apply for teaching and research programs in various fields such as dentistry and medicine at the most prestigious schools. It’s worth mentioning that about three thousand students of QMUL are using their chance to finish joint programs in France, Greece or China.
Royal Holloway, University of London
If the previous schools and colleges were located in the central part, than Royal Holloway, University of London is about in hour away, in the place which is called Egham. Occupying two hundred thirty-fifth position, Royal Holloway has an extremely good reputation in arts and humanities. More than nine thousand students (20% of them were born in the states that are not members of the EU) have chosen that university.
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
This year the School of Oriental and African Studies has improved its world position to two hundred fifty-second in 2016-2017. The main focus of SOAS belongs to studying languages and cultures of the peoples that live in the Near and Middle East, Asia and Africa, that’s why it is a one of the kind institution with such a narrow specialization in this field around Europe.
SOAS is based in the Bloomsbury area, famous for picturesque green areas and its history of the Bloomsbury group. In 2016 SOAS celebrates its 100th anniversary of the foundation.
Birkbeck College, University of London
It has the two hundred eightieth position. Located in the Bloomsbury area, the college provides full-lengths degree programs throughout courses in the evening. At the same time people who are enrolled in such programs can feel the benefits of daytime study.
Flexible schedules of Birkbeck are aimed to let people complete their day job and then attend classes. That’s why the major part of undergraduates chooses to study half-time.
City, University of London
It is called the one more highly ranked university with the three hundred fourteenth position. The name of its can show what close relationships the educational institution has with ‘The City’ – a famous financial district in old and modern London.
This educational institution has a lot of subjects to offer for applying, but the special place takes health sciences, business and law (separate schools exist for each of them), as there are strong links between the university and top companies of different sectors.
Named in honor of Isambard Kingdom Brunel who was an outstanding and talented engineer of the Victorian Era, this university ranks the three hundred forty-fifth, and in the most cases it is popular thanks to the design and engineering fields. Moreover applicants can enroll for many other programs, e.g. social sciences, business and art, computer sciences, law and even sport.
Approximately 12,700 students who are originally from about 110 countries attend classes in Uxbridge, West London. Dormitories, libraries, restaurants, parks, sport center and other necessary things may be found by students on the territory of the campus. The 50th anniversary of Brunel University is celebrated this year.