Top Computer Science Universities in United Kingdom

The university ranking for computer science was developed by Research.com, one of the prominent platforms for computer science research maintaining reliable data on scientific contributions since 2014, with the aim of answering the question of what is the best computer science university.

The ranking uses h-index values gathered by May 10th 2021. It was based on a detailed examination of more than 6300 computer science researchers’ profiles on Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. Scientists from more than 1200 institutions and affiliations were analyzed. Show more

The position in the ranking is based on a sum of h-index values of all leading computer science researchers affiliated with a given university. The h-index threshold for being considered a leading scientist was set to 40 provided that the majority of their publications are in the area of computer science.

Please take into consideration that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation details featured on their Google Scholar profile.

World
National
University Details
Scholars
Σ DBLP
Σ H-Index
27 World 1 National University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom
Scholars 28 6,490 Σ H-Index 1,810
28 World 2 National Imperial College

Imperial College

United Kingdom
Scholars 30 7,722 Σ H-Index 1,742
30 World 3 National University College London

University College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 30 5,140 Σ H-Index 1,673
39 World 4 National University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom
Scholars 26 4,587 Σ H-Index 1,377
43 World 5 National University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom
Scholars 23 3,913 Σ H-Index 1,301
50 World 6 National University of Manchester

University of Manchester

United Kingdom
Scholars 20 3,921 Σ H-Index 1,201
104 World 7 National King's College London

King's College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 13 3,165 Σ H-Index 656
111 World 8 National Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 13 2,623 Σ H-Index 651
127 World 9 National University of Southampton

University of Southampton

United Kingdom
Scholars 10 3,211 Σ H-Index 583
142 World 10 National University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 1,872 Σ H-Index 519
145 World 11 National University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

United Kingdom
Scholars 10 1,459 Σ H-Index 497
148 World 12 National University of Surrey

University of Surrey

United Kingdom
Scholars 8 2,773 Σ H-Index 491
150 World 13 National University of York

University of York

United Kingdom
Scholars 9 2,525 Σ H-Index 483
157 World 14 National Lancaster University

Lancaster University

United Kingdom
Scholars 9 1,720 Σ H-Index 453
158 World 15 National University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom
Scholars 9 1,953 Σ H-Index 437
160 World 16 National University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 8 1,437 Σ H-Index 432
166 World 17 National The Open University, UK

The Open University, UK

United Kingdom
Scholars 8 1,301 Σ H-Index 414
187 World 18 National University of Essex

University of Essex

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 1,413 Σ H-Index 357
193 World 19 National University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 1,334 Σ H-Index 342
216 World 20 National Brunel University

Brunel University

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 1,008 Σ H-Index 291
233 World 21 National University of Kent

University of Kent

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 749 Σ H-Index 266
236 World 22 National University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 1,538 Σ H-Index 258
237 World 23 National University of Warwick

University of Warwick

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 835 Σ H-Index 254
238 World 24 National University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 847 Σ H-Index 252
243 World 25 National Newcastle University

Newcastle University

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 1,090 Σ H-Index 245
251 World 26 National Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 958 Σ H-Index 236
266 World 27 National Cardiff University

Cardiff University

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 987 Σ H-Index 215
291 World 28 National University of Leicester

University of Leicester

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 741 Σ H-Index 194
345 World 29 National Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 563 Σ H-Index 146
384 World 30 National Swansea University

Swansea University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 484 Σ H-Index 123
401 World 31 National University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 265 Σ H-Index 111
411 World 32 National University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 281 Σ H-Index 106
413 World 33 National University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 463 Σ H-Index 105
421 World 34 National University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 478 Σ H-Index 99
443 World 35 National University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 389 Σ H-Index 91
446 World 36 National University of Ulster

University of Ulster

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 588 Σ H-Index 89
457 World 37 National University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 258 Σ H-Index 85
464 World 38 National Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 536 Σ H-Index 81
465 World 39 National University of Dundee

University of Dundee

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 309 Σ H-Index 81
470 World 40 National University of Bradford

University of Bradford

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 166 Σ H-Index 80
506 World 41 National Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 373 Σ H-Index 56
517 World 42 National De Montfort University

De Montfort University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 227 Σ H-Index 55
525 World 43 National Bangor University

Bangor University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 126 Σ H-Index 54
534 World 44 National University of the West of England

University of the West of England

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 393 Σ H-Index 51
546 World 45 National London South Bank University

London South Bank University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 220 Σ H-Index 50
562 World 46 National University of Sussex

University of Sussex

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 79 Σ H-Index 49
581 World 47 National Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 197 Σ H-Index 47
612 World 48 National Loughborough University

Loughborough University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 103 Σ H-Index 42
614 World 49 National City, University of London

City, University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 69 Σ H-Index 42
617 World 50 National University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 427 Σ H-Index 41
629 World 51 National Aston University

Aston University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 114 Σ H-Index 41

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