There are ten top universities in UK. Some of them are disscussed as below:
University of Oxford:
It is the first rank of ten top universities in UK. It is situated in the United Kingdom. University of Oxford is also abbreviated as “Oxon”. It is not confirmed when this university came into being. Teaching in this university began from 1096. There are 38 colleges in this university and six private halls as well. This university has 102 libraries. The university contains museums and the galleries as well.
University of Cambridge:
It is the second rank of ten top universities in UK. This university is situated in Cambridge. Many discoveries were made in this university; like understanding the scientific method, laws of motion, development of thermodynamics, and discovery of an electron and splitting of the atom etc. This university contains 6 colleges.
Imperial College London:
It is at the third rank of ten top universities in UK. This university is a college of science, technology and medicine. In South Kensington, there is the main campus of university. Three types of faculties are there: these are Imperial College Faculty of Engineering, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine and Imperial College Faculty of Natural Sciences.
The University of Durham:
This university is also known as Durham University. It is at the fourth rank of ten top universities in UK. This university is located in England which was founded in 1832. Durham University is the third oldest university in England. Three terms are used for the academic year of university like Michaelmas term, Easter term and Epiphany term.
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE):
It is at the fifth rank of ten top universities in UK. This university is located in London. This university is specialized in social sciences. This university was founded in 1895 by Fabian Society. The teaching areas involve social sciences, accounting, finance, applied statistics, anthropology and economic history.
University of St Andrews:
It is also reffered to as “St Andrews”. It is situated in Scotland and considered to be the oldest university. After Oxford and Cambridge University, it is at the third position of oldest university English speaking world. This university came into being in the mid of 1410 and 1413. They offer three terms in two semesters. They call their semesters as the “Martinmas” and “Candlemas”. Each term has the twelve teaching weeks. There are four academic faculties in this university, like Arts, Divinity, Medicine and Science.
University College London (UCL):
It is at the seventh rank of ten top universities in UK. This university is located in London. It is the largest college of University of London. Students; either they are women or men are given the same rank. They admit both of them on the equal terms. There are 10 constituent faculties of university.
University of Warwick:
It is also known as Warwick University or just Warwick. It is located in Coventry. This university came into being in 1965. There is also Warwick Medical School which was founded in 2000. There are four faculties in this university which are Arts, Medical, Social Sciences and Science. There are 30 departments as well. It is also considered in the top 10 rankings of British Universities.
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It is also known as The University of Lancaster. It is situated in the England. It was founded in 1964. It is considered to be in the N8 Group of research universities. It is a collegiate university as there are four faculties. It has 9 colleges as well.
University of Bath:
It is at the tenth rank of ten top universities in UK. This university is located in Bath, United Kingdom.