According to the Guardian University Guide 2010, UCL is the No. 1 university in Architecture program, ahead of the other leading institutions such as the Cambridge (2nd) and Bath (3rd). In another league table - the Times Good University Guide 2010, Bath is rated 1st in Architecture, followed by UCL (2nd) and Sheffield (3rd).

The University of Bath is one of the top leading universities in the UK. It is rated as one of the top Departments in both Architecture and Civil Engineering in the UK for teaching and research - the teaching of architecture is rated 'Excellent'. Its undergraduate architecture programmes are fully accredited by ARB/RIBA.

UCL Bartlett School of Architecture is also rated as the best school in the UK (for the sixth consecutive year) by The Architects' Journal. The School offers a range of graduate degree programs and a BSc (Hons) Architecture programme. Successful completion of the BSc Architecture will lead to exemption from Part 1 of the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) examinations.

Ranking of Top UK institutions for Architecture and Building:
League Table 2004:
Rank, Institution, Guardian teaching score/100
1 Cambridge 91
2 University College London 85
3 Cardiff 79
4 Loughborough 79
5 Luton 78
6 Nottingham 77
7 Reading 77
8 Sheffield 77
9 Coventry 75
10 East London 74
11 Oxford Brookes 73
12 Bath 72
13 Manchester 72
14 Plymouth 72
15 Newcastle 71
16 Kingston 71
17 Greenwich 71
18 Leeds Metropolitan 71
19 Edinburgh Col of Art 70
20 Napier 70

League Table 2010:
1 UCL 100
2 Cambridge 99.9
3 Bath 97.2
4 Cardiff 84.9
5 Edinburgh 81
6 Northumbria 80.1
7 Manchester School of Architecture 77.8
8 Newcastle 76.7
9 Sheffield 74.5
10 Glasgow School of Art 74.3
11 Liverpool 71
11 Nottingham 71
13 Oxford Brookes 70.6
14 Sheffield Hallam 69.5
15 Edinburgh College of Art 68.7
16 Westminster 67.8
17 Strathclyde 67.4
18 Ulster 66.2
19 Kent 65.6
19 UWE Bristol 65.6

Source: Guardian

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News and World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek, Forbes
Australia - Good Universities Guide, Graduate Management Association of Australia
Canada - Maclean's Guide, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, THES, Webometrics, Newsweek
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