Following are the top ranking journalism schools in the United Kingdom:

The University of Sheffield
- The National Student Survey results for 2009 place Sheffield No. 1 in the UK for overall satisfaction with Journalism. 95 per cent of our final year students agreed that they were satisfied with the quality of their course – the highest score achieved by any Journalism department in the country.
- The Department of Journalism Studies offers degrees in journalism to undergraduates and postgraduates covering: Print, Radio, Television, Online, Magazine, Political Communication.
- In the 2008 RAE, three-quarters (75%) of the department´s research outputs was graded as 4* or 3*, that is, 'world-leading' (8%) or 'internationally excellent' (67%).

Kingston University
- Students can choose to study either for a nine-month Postgraduate Diploma or carry on for a full year to achieve the MA. Both options are accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ).
- Kingston is one of only two universities in London with an NCTJ-accredited postgraduate MA/Postgraduate Diploma. All the tutors are practising journalists with a wide range of experience and contacts in newspapers, magazines and online
- Kingston is London's top ranking new university, according to the Guardian (May 2006).

The University for the Creative Arts
- It offers the BA (Hons) in Journalism (3 years full-time).
- The National Student Satisfaction survey puts it in the top five journalism courses in the country for the second year running. It also has one of the best employability ratings, 90% of its graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduating.

Cardiff University
- The Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies is a world-leading centre for media teaching and research.
- The BA consistently receives excellent ratings in the National Student Surveys, while the postgraduate courses regularly win accolades - the NCTJ, the accrediting body for print journalism, named Cardiff as the UK’s top course.
- In the RAE 2008, 45% of the School's research was judged to be ‘world-leading’ and a further 30% ‘internationally excellent’, making it one of the UK's top departments in any field.

University of Salford
- The National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) has ranked the University of Salford's MA Journalism course as one of the top four in the UK. In 2008/09, the Salford course rose from ninth to fourth place in the NCTJ's annual postgraduate results table which compared 15 similar courses.  Salford MA is the highest rated in the North of England.

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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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