UK has many top engineering universities that are regularly placed amongst the world's best in international league tables. According to THE - QS World University Rankings, 19 UK universities are placed among the global top 200 in the 2009 league table, with Cambridge rated top nationally and 4th globally.

World's Top Universities for Engineering/Technology (UK list):
Rank, Institution, (World Rank)
1 Cambridge (4)
2 Imperial (6)
3 Oxford (11)
4 Manchester (38)
5 Edinburgh (52)
6 University College London (63)
7 U of Southampton (68)
8 U of Birmingham (93)
9  U of Bristol (98)
10 U of Leeds (113)
11 U of Sheffield (118)
12 U of Nottingham (125)
13 U of Warwick (149)
14 U of Glasgow (152)
=14 King's College London (152)
16 Cranfield (171)
17 Bath (178)
18 Liverpool (193)
19 York (198)
20  Loughborough U (206)
21 Strathclyde (210)
22 Cardiff (216)
23 Surrey (222)
24 Aberdeen (256)
25 Sussex (265)
26 Brunel (276)
27 Newcastle (281)
28 Queen Mary (289)
29 Lancaster (298)
=29 Durham (298)

Source: QS Intelligence Unit (www.topuniversities.com)

According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities in Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences (2009), 8 UK universities are placed within the global top 100. Cambridge is best ranked university in the country and in 15th place globally, followed by Imperial (30th):
Rank, Institution, (World Rank)
1 Cambridge (15)
2 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (30)
3 University of Manchester (32)
4 Oxford (46)
5 Sheffield (51-77)
6 Bristol (78-100)
=6 Leeds (78-100)
=6 Southampton (78-100)

Source: ARWU

* Suggested Reading: UK Engineering School Ranking

World University Ranking Tables

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