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
21 Liverpool John Moores 69
22 Edinburgh 69
23 Westminster 68
24 Central Lancashire 68
25 Central England 67
26 Salford 67
27 Brighton 66
28 Heriot-Watt 66
29 Gloucestershire 66
30 Kent Institute of Art & Design 65
31 Northumbria Uni at Newcastle 65
32 West of England 65
33 Swansea Institute of HE 65
34 Liverpool 65
35 Glamorgan 65
36 Abertay Dundee Uni 64
37 Glasgow Caledonian 63
38 Portsmouth 62
39 Lincoln 62
40 Robert Gordon 62
41 Staffordshire 62
42 Nottingham Trent 61
43 Dundee 61
44 Manchester Metropolitan 61
45 Huddersfield 61
46 Derby 61
47 Sheffield Hallam 60
48 South Bank 60
49 De Montfort 60
50 Queen's Belfast 60
51 Strathclyde 60
52 Ulster 59
53 Wolverhampton 58
54 APU 57
55 Bolton Institute of HE 52
56 Writtle Col 50

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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