Music Department Ranking 2016

Oxford was ranked 1st in the UK for music, according to the Complete University Guide 2016, followed by Manchester in 2nd place. The league table measures research excellence, employability, student satisfaction and entry standards.

Durham Music Department was ranked 3rd out of the UK's 74 music departments in the Complete University Guide 2016. Moreover, the Music Department at Durham has been ranked in the top three music departments nationally in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Royal Holloway Music department was ranked 4th in the Times Good University Guide 2016 and 10th in the Complete University Guide 2016.

The University of Surrey was ranked 14th in the nation for music by the Complete University Guide 2016. In addition, Surrey was also ranked top four for music by The Guardian University Guide 2016 and second best music and sound recording department in the National Student Survey.