Best Computer Science Universities in United Kingdom

The 8th edition of Research.com ranking of top Computer Science universities is based on data collected from Microsoft Academic Graph on December 6th, 2021. Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-index (Discipline H-index) values of all leading scientists affiliated with that university. D-index only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline. A leading scientist is a scholar with a D-index of at least 30 in an examined discipline. Show more

The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Computer Science, over 9,735 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 1,470 institutions and affiliations were analyzed.

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Academic Graph, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community.

A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

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 Publications
Σ D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
25 World 1 National University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom
Scholars 41 6,817 Σ H-Index 1,974
27 World 2 National University College London

University College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 39 6,894 Σ H-Index 1,931
28 World 3 National University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom
Scholars 35 6,753 Σ H-Index 1,928
35 World 4 National Imperial College London

Imperial College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 38 8,346 Σ H-Index 1,798
51 World 5 National University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom
Scholars 29 4,750 Σ H-Index 1,324
76 World 6 National University of Manchester

University of Manchester

United Kingdom
Scholars 18 3,489 Σ H-Index 943
121 World 7 National University of Surrey

University of Surrey

United Kingdom
Scholars 14 3,741 Σ H-Index 683
123 World 8 National Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 15 2,604 Σ H-Index 662
124 World 9 National University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 15 2,714 Σ H-Index 660
147 World 10 National University of Southampton

University of Southampton

United Kingdom
Scholars 10 3,372 Σ H-Index 543
154 World 11 National University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom
Scholars 12 2,038 Σ H-Index 525
160 World 12 National King's College London

King's College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 2,820 Σ H-Index 496
181 World 13 National University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 2,247 Σ H-Index 435
182 World 14 National University of York

University of York

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 2,459 Σ H-Index 434
184 World 15 National University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

United Kingdom
Scholars 10 1,743 Σ H-Index 430
187 World 16 National Lancaster University

Lancaster University

United Kingdom
Scholars 9 1,851 Σ H-Index 421
206 World 17 National University of Leicester

University of Leicester

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 1,776 Σ H-Index 378
207 World 18 National Brunel University London

Brunel University London

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 1,532 Σ H-Index 374
241 World 19 National The Open University

The Open University

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 1,320 Σ H-Index 325
257 World 20 National University of Warwick

University of Warwick

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 1,189 Σ H-Index 292
258 World 21 National University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 1,218 Σ H-Index 289
267 World 22 National Newcastle University

Newcastle University

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 1,206 Σ H-Index 278
270 World 23 National University of Essex

University of Essex

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 1,533 Σ H-Index 277
271 World 24 National Cardiff University

Cardiff University

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 1,477 Σ H-Index 277
279 World 25 National University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 1,443 Σ H-Index 264
318 World 26 National Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 994 Σ H-Index 212
368 World 27 National University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 704 Σ H-Index 163
377 World 28 National De Montfort University

De Montfort University

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 574 Σ H-Index 159
379 World 29 National Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 668 Σ H-Index 157
384 World 30 National University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 826 Σ H-Index 156
390 World 31 National University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 470 Σ H-Index 156
407 World 32 National University of Sussex

University of Sussex

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 360 Σ H-Index 141
411 World 33 National Loughborough University

Loughborough University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 811 Σ H-Index 139
454 World 34 National Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 425 Σ H-Index 117
484 World 35 National University of Kent

University of Kent

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 413 Σ H-Index 104
502 World 36 National University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 544 Σ H-Index 98
506 World 37 National City, University of London

City, University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 434 Σ H-Index 97
514 World 38 National Keele University

Keele University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 242 Σ H-Index 95
523 World 39 National Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 508 Σ H-Index 91
534 World 40 National University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 377 Σ H-Index 86
535 World 41 National University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 330 Σ H-Index 86
543 World 42 National University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 515 Σ H-Index 82
556 World 43 National Middlesex University

Middlesex University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 270 Σ H-Index 80
561 World 44 National University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 252 Σ H-Index 78
586 World 45 National University of the West of England

University of the West of England

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 477 Σ H-Index 71
589 World 46 National University of Dundee

University of Dundee

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 321 Σ H-Index 71
610 World 47 National University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 384 Σ H-Index 66
620 World 48 National Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 486 Σ H-Index 63
621 World 49 National Coventry University

Coventry University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 398 Σ H-Index 63
622 World 50 National Royal Holloway University of London

Royal Holloway University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 386 Σ H-Index 63
627 World 51 National Aston University

Aston University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 273 Σ H-Index 63
634 World 52 National Durham University

Durham University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 229 Σ H-Index 62
651 World 53 National University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 197 Σ H-Index 59
665 World 54 National Bangor University

Bangor University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 149 Σ H-Index 55
668 World 55 National Teesside University

Teesside University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 297 Σ H-Index 54
699 World 56 National Swansea University

Swansea University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 259 Σ H-Index 47
703 World 57 National Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 389 Σ H-Index 46
746 World 58 National University of Ulster

University of Ulster

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 387 Σ H-Index 40
760 World 59 National University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 202 Σ H-Index 39
775 World 60 National Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 217 Σ H-Index 37
814 World 61 National Kingston University

Kingston University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 159 Σ H-Index 34
828 World 62 National London South Bank University

London South Bank University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 209 Σ H-Index 33
831 World 63 National Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 182 Σ H-Index 33
841 World 64 National Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 125 Σ H-Index 33
879 World 65 National Goldsmiths University of London

Goldsmiths University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 51 Σ H-Index 32
880 World 66 National Northumbria University

Northumbria University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 354 Σ H-Index 31
906 World 67 National London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 63 Σ H-Index 31
921 World 68 National Plymouth University

Plymouth University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 144 Σ H-Index 30
933 World 69 National University of Stirling

University of Stirling

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 109 Σ H-Index 30

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