According to the Complete University Guide 2009, LSE is ranked 1st for Antropology, followed by Cambridge in 2nd place and Oxford in 3rd place.

LSE is also ranked top for Antropology by the national RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) 2008. Other highest ranked subjects include Economics, Law, Social Policy and European Studies.

The Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (ISCA) at Oxford University is the leading anthropological research centre in the UK and the world.

Durham is ranked third among UK Anthropology departments on the number of citations received per researcher. It is ranked fourth (behind Oxford, Cambridge and UCL) in terms of the number of citations per publication.

According to Guardian's League Table published in 2007, 20 academic departments at Sussex were ranked in the top 25 in the UK, with Neuroscience, American Studies and Anthropology all in the top 10.

Following is the ranking of top 10 UK institutions for Anthropology:

1 London School of Economics

2 Cambridge

3 Oxford

4 University College London

5 St Andrews

6 Sussex 

7 Durham

8 Aberdeen

9 Goldsmiths College 

10 SOAS 

Source: Complete University Guide

World University Ranking Tables

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