According to the Guardian University League Tables, Oxford is ranked No. 1 for History and history of art, followed by Cambridge (2nd) and Courtauld Institute (3rd).

Top UK institutions for History (including history of art):

League Table 2010 (the top 10 list):
1 Oxford
2 Cambridge
3 Courtauld Institute
4 KCL
5 St Andrews
6 UCL
7 Warwick
8 Durham
9 LSE
10 Edinburgh

League Table 2004:
Rank, Institution, Guardian teaching score/100
1 Oxford 86
2 Cambridge 84
3 Schl of Oriental & African Studies 81
4 University College London 79
5 London Schl of Economics 79
6 St Andrews 77
7 Durham 77
8 King's Col, London 76
9 Nottingham 75
10 Edinburgh 75
11 York 75
12 Nottingham Trent 73
13 Warwick 72
14 Sheffield 71
15 Royal Holloway 70
16 Oxford Brookes 70
17 Wales, Aberystwyth 69
18 De Montfort 69
19 Leeds 68
20 Birmingham 67
21 Bristol 66
22 Exeter 66
23 Essex 66
24 Leicester 66
25 Lincoln 66
26 Queen Mary, London 65
27 Glasgow 65
28 Derby 65
29 Leeds Metropolitan 65
30 Manchester 64
31 Liverpool 64
32 Hull 63
33 Keele 63
34 Coventry 63
35 Roehampton 63
36 Sussex 63
37 Westminster 63
38 Kent at Canterbury 63
39 Manchester Metropolitan 63
40 Canterbury Christ Church Uni Col 62
41 Ulster 62
42 East Anglia 62
43 Staffordshire 62
44 Goldsmiths Col 61
45 Queen's Belfast 61
46 Loughborough 61
47 Lancaster 61
48 Col of St Mark & St John 60
49 APU 60
50 Hertfordshire 60
51 Brunel 60
52 Glamorgan 59
53 Liverpool John Moores 59
54 Dundee 59
55 Newcastle 59
56 Wales, Swansea 59
57 Gloucestershire 59
58 Reading 59
59 Bath Spa Uni Col 58
60 St Martin's Col 58
61 Uni Col Worcester 58
62 Wolverhampton 58
63 Brighton 57
64 Liverpool Hope Col 57
65 Aberdeen 57
66 Stirling 57
67 St Mary's Col 57
68 Uni Col Northampton 57
69 Kingston 56
70 Teesside 56
71 Wales, Newport 56
72 Huddersfield 56
73 King Alfred's Col 56
74 Sunderland 55
75 Wales, Lampeter 55
76 Cardiff 55
77 Northumbria Uni at Newcastle 54
78 West of England 54
79 Southampton 54
80 Chester Col of HE 53
81 Uni Col Chichester 53
82 Edge Hill Col of HE 52
83 Plymouth 52
84 Trinity Col, Carmarthen 51
85 Portsmouth 51
86 Central Lancashire 50
87 Greenwich 50
88 Sheffield Hallam 49
89 Wales, Bangor 49
90 York St John Col 49
91 Trinity & All Saints College 48
92 North-East Wales Institute of HE 48
93 Strathclyde 45
94 Salford 44

Source: Guardian University Guide

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