Guardian University Guide 2019 – UK

University guide 2019: league table for computer science & information

The study of the design and technology of computing – includes information systems, software engineering, programming and artificial intelligence

UK universities ranked by subject area: Computer science & information systems

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St Andrews 100 88.1 90.1 88.0 11.2 5 214 8 96 n/a
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Cambridge 97.5 87.7 91.0 80.8 9.4 10 240 5 97 97.6
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Oxford 89.8 n/a n/a n/a 7.2 10 217 4 n/a n/a
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Loughborough 86.8 93.1 96.0 83.6 18.1 6 156 9 92 94.4
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Imperial College 85.3 85.1 85 62.6 15.6 10 229 8 98 97.3
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Warwick 82.9 96 94.0 86.3 16.2 10 197 4 91 92.2
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Durham 81.1 96 85.0 82.4 13.6 6 208 4 n/a 98.9
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Southampton 80.2 90 87.6 73.6 14.3 7 172 9 87 93.1
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Leeds 79.4 91.3 89.3 76.5 11.6 7 171 4 97 88.7
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Surrey 78.3 85.8 89.9 89.3 17.6 4 156 n/a 92 85.2
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Nottingham 76.2 87 83.9 77.8 16.4 9 161 7 87 93.8
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Sheffield 75.9 84 87.0 75.2 17.9 8 153 9 91 94.5
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Liverpool Hope 75.1 94.1 90.0 82.6 14.1 2 118 n/a n/a 87.5
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Manchester 75 89 80 69.5 13 10 173 7 86 92.7
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Bath 74.4 82 76.8 74.4 15.7 7 176 7 97 92.4
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Dundee 74.1 89.8 85 60.2 13.6 6 181 9 81 88.2
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Birmingham 73.3 90.9 90.3 60.2 15 8 175 4 95 93.1
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Lancaster 72.9 84.7 87.1 75.2 10.3 9 162 4 90 85.9
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Stirling 72.8 81.8 89.1 68.3 9.9 5 127 n/a n/a 91.8
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York 72.2 83 85.1 74.8 11.8 9 162 2 96 94.7
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West London 71.6 91 92.2 87.4 13.8 7 104 4 84 79.8
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Swansea 71.5 94 85.6 85.0 22.5 4 160 7 90 91.7
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UCL 71.5 68 69.2 48.4 13.6 10 195 9 91 95.0
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Glasgow 70.2 86 84.7 57 16 7 194 8 81 87.8
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Bristol 69.1 77.7 83.9 50.9 16.3 10 193 6 87 94.5
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East London 68.6 91.1 90.7 81.8 15.2 3 110 9 54 86.3
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Edinburgh 68.5 73.7 77.4 52.9 12.2 10 191 7 90 83.1
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Keele 67.7 87.1 85.0 71.6 15.4 7 122 4 85 94.2
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Liverpool 67.5 84.7 84.0 74.9 17.9 6 139 8 87 88.6
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Aberdeen 67.5 64.4 63.7 73.0 10 6 n/a 9 n/a n/a
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UEA 67.5 80 84 63.7 16.5 5 147 8 89 87.5
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Royal Holloway 67.1 87.3 88.5 81.1 15 8 142 1 91 94.5
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Lincoln 66.2 89 86.1 80.8 16.5 4 134 3 82 91.7
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Kingston 66 80.8 78.2 72.9 9.1 9 110 8 61 86.3
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Newcastle 65.5 82 80.6 65.9 17.5 7 159 6 87 93.8
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Derby 65.2 82 87 75.3 17 5 123 4 83 89.0
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Cardiff 65 74 73.7 68.5 17.6 5 151 7 90 94.4
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Exeter 64.2 87.1 85.7 68.9 12.3 4 160 1 n/a 94.5
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Portsmouth 63.1 83.1 84.9 77.3 15.6 7 122 4 84 84.5
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Coventry 62.8 72.4 78.9 59.3 14.3 5 126 8 83 90.0
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Staffordshire 62.7 86 86.3 75.5 18.6 7 124 4 90 81.3
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UWE Bristol 62.6 76.2 80.0 67.6 15.6 5 133 9 80 84.7
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Aston 62.2 85 84.6 74.1 21.2 5 140 8 81 90.6
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Sunderland 62.1 77.2 83.9 82.1 13.3 5 122 8 63 n/a
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Teesside 61.7 78 80.7 70.6 20.5 4 127 9 76 89.9
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Sheffield Hallam 61.6 84 80.7 71.8 17 5 121 8 74 90.2
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Strathclyde 61.6 84.8 79.7 55.3 16.9 8 194 7 82 89.4
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Sussex 61.5 90.1 89.7 54.4 17.4 8 149 3 94 90.1
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Nottingham Trent 61.4 83.3 83.5 80.2 13 5 147 3 81 79.8
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Brunel 61.1 80.8 79.3 70.8 16.8 4 148 5 84 91.7
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Queen’s, Belfast 61.1 78 80.3 63.3 19.6 6 152 7 88 92.1
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King’s College London 60.3 79.7 79.9 69.3 20.2 6 158 5 90 86.3
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Bradford 60.1 83.8 82.3 72.1 18.9 3 132 7 74 87.0
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Heriot-Watt 60.1 80 78.9 71.1 14.5 8 179 3 86 83.9
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Aberystwyth 59.8 85.0 81.1 78.8 21.2 4 121 3 95 86.8
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Kent 59.1 80 81.3 56.2 20.1 4 149 4 92 92.0
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Huddersfield 58.9 82 78.0 74.5 20.6 5 136 7 83 84.6
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Robert Gordon 58.8 79 82.9 81.2 20.6 3 148 3 83 91.9
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Bangor 58 81.0 82.5 75.8 20.4 2 128 7 75 88.2
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Worcester 58 75.9 90.8 77.5 19.6 2 116 n/a 79 82.8
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Liverpool John Moores 57.5 78 78.7 71.6 18.1 5 143 6 66 87.7
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Leicester 57.1 73 81.7 62.5 17.7 5 136 5 83 89.1
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Abertay Dundee 56.9 84 88.4 76.9 24 2 169 8 75 82.9
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Goldsmiths 56.9 78 80.7 64.7 14.3 4 133 8 61 84.9
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Essex 56.3 85.9 81.1 72.7 24.3 3 122 6 88 86.7
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Anglia Ruskin 55.9 88 89.6 80.4 16.5 6 103 5 70 77.7
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South Wales 55.6 82 79.3 79.9 14.8 4 131 3 68 84.1
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Plymouth 55.5 79.8 87.0 71.5 23.7 4 134 7 80 86.0
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Cardiff Met 54.9 78.4 76.3 66.8 22.9 3 120 8 82 84.0
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Trinity Saint David 54.9 84.1 80.7 76.6 12.9 3 121 2 69 n/a
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Oxford Brookes 54.8 75.7 70.1 51.1 18.5 3 134 8 85 90.3
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Suffolk 54.6 76.1 82.2 68.7 21.3 8 117 n/a n/a 82.2
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Bournemouth 54.5 75 75.6 62.6 16.4 3 127 5 80 86.9
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Chester 53.7 72.9 83.3 73.3 11.6 4 111 3 72 85.3
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De Montfort 53.5 75.8 73.7 70.6 16.3 3 111 3 85 84.9
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Northampton 52.9 70 75.3 68.9 14 4 106 8 63 84.7
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Salford 52.7 79 82.3 76.3 16.9 3 134 4 76 78.6
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Bolton 51.4 70.2 78.5 64.1 14.7 3 105 8 72 80.6
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Gloucestershire 51.2 74.3 79.4 71.4 20.1 5 125 4 76 86.0
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Central Lancashire 51.1 89 89.0 79.0 18.4 4 135 2 69 78.0
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Northumbria 50.3 65.7 71.2 71.0 17.8 4 146 7 66 85.3
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Westminster 49.9 78 75.4 62.8 21.3 6 122 7 67 88.5
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Glyndwr 49.7 87.4 87.5 78.6 18.6 2 113 5 54 80.4
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London South Bank 49.7 75.7 70.6 66.9 13.5 5 93 n/a 92 75
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Middlesex 49.6 81.2 79.4 74.3 19.7 5 124 4 56 82.0
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Solent 49.5 78 77.3 70.9 20 3 106 3 72 86.1
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Greenwich 49.3 76 77.6 67.0 19.4 4 136 5 61 85.9
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Edge Hill 48.9 73.7 73.6 68.3 18.5 3 136 5 71 n/a
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Glasgow Caledonian 48.5 68.3 73.4 59.3 19.4 4 155 8 66 87.2
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Bucks New Uni 48.5 80 82.0 73.8 10.7 5 95 1 64 77.9
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Hull 48.4 83 81.0 73.6 26.7 4 122 4 80 90.0
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Bedfordshire 48.1 71.3 73.2 66.3 12.6 6 85 9 60 77.1
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Wolverhampton 47.9 78 73.7 62.9 17.5 5 93 8 67 81.6
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Hertfordshire 47.5 77.6 79.4 60.4 15.9 4 122 1 81 85.4
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West of Scotland 47.4 74 77.9 67.8 19.2 4 133 9 67 77.3
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Edinburgh Napier 46.9 77 79.3 64.1 22.9 4 134 9 79 77.0
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Manchester Met 46.6 72 72.3 68.4 17.8 4 131 5 70 83.3
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Ulster 45.4 77 73.7 65.0 21.3 3 129 3 69 92.5
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Leeds Beckett 44.8 80 84 71.2 21.3 4 117 4 71 79.2
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London Met 44.5 79 80.5 74.8 18.3 3 88 5 57 79.4
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Reading 43 70 70.2 64.1 24 8 143 2 88 89.1
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Brighton 42.7 71.3 70.9 63.7 17.7 4 113 1 73 87.7
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Queen Mary 41.2 77.8 74.3 49.8 24.1 5 149 3 77 89.3
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City 40.9 79 78.6 76.4 20.6 4 144 2 62 80.3
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Birmingham City 40 65.3 69.1 63.9 21 6 125 4 60 85.6
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Canterbury Christ Church 30.3 66.5 64.1 61.8 17.8 3 94 1 n/a 83.1