University of Westminster Rankings

The University of Westminster (formerly the Polytechnic of Central London) is a modern university located in London (UK).

The university has a number of academic schools offering a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, research, short and professional programmes:
  • School of Architecture and the Built Environment
  • School of Biosciences
  • Harrow Business School
  • Harrow School of Computer Science
  • School of Media, Arts and Design
  • School of Informatics
  • School of Integrated Health
  • School of Law
  • School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Languages
  • Westminster Business School
  • Educational Initiative Centre
Rankings and Awards:

- one of the top 15 most popular UK universities for international students, with more than 5,000 international students from over 150 countries.

-winner of the inaugural Times Higher Award for Outstanding Support for Overseas Students.

- Given "Excellent" ratings by the QAA for courses in Arabic, building, housing and surveying, Chinese, communication and media (including music), French, integrated health, politics and international relations, psychology, subjects allied to medicine, and tourism.

- The Law School was rated 38th in the UK in the Guardian league table on the quality profile (RAE 2008).

- According to the RAE 2008 results, Communications, cultural and media studies research is ranked 2nd nationally, while Art and Design Research is placed 6th nationally.

- 110th in the Guardian University Guide 2010 (placed 102nd in 2009).

- 97th in the Daily Telegraph University Ranking 2007.

- 100th out of 114 institutions in the Times Good University Guide 2010 (placed 101st in 2009).

- 20th for Linguistics Programs, 22nd for Art and Design, 39th for Drama, Dance and Cinematics degrees, 57th for Hospitality and Tourism Programs (Times 2009).

Historic Rankings:

- 55th out of 122 institutions in the UK (Guardian 2005).

- 74th in the Financial Times Ranking 2003.

- 58th nationally (Financial Times 2001).

- In the Times Good University Guide rankings, it is placed 61st in 1999, 66th in 2000, 69th in 2002, 74th in 2003, 77th in 2004.