According to the Guardian University league tables 2016, UCL was ranked 1st for Architecture, followed by Cardiff in 2nd place and the University of Kent in 3rd place. Kent has also achieved a top 10 position in the following subject areas: Drama & dance 10th; Economics 9th; English & creative writing 8th; Film production & photography 3rd; History of art 6th; Journalism 6th; Politics 10th; Religious studies & theology 8th; and Social policy 4th.

The University of Bath was ranked 5th for Architecture in the Guardian University Guide 2016. It was also ranked 1st for course satisfaction, 3rd in the UK for graduate prospects, and the best university in the South West.

University for the Creative Arts is also a top performer in the league table. Its BA (Hons) Architecture degree is an ARB and RIBA validated degree course, and has been ranked in the Architecture top ten (at No. 9) by the 2016 Guardian University Guide.

Coventry University was ranked 10th for Architecture, and has broken into the top 15 (at No. 15) of UK universities in the Guardian University Guide 2016, a rise of 12 places from last year, ranking ahead of a number of Russell Group institutions to achieve its highest ever listing.

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