UAL is now in the top 5 universities in the world for art and design. UAL has soared to 5th place in the QS World University Rankings® affirming its status as a leading global provider of art and design education.

Image by Nadia Speranza for UAL – background image: Molly Butt, MFA Fine Art, Wimbledon College of Arts. Photographer: Ivan Jones

UAL also maintains its status as a leading UK art and design university in these rankings, holding steady in 2nd place, just behind the postgraduate specialist RCA.

The rankings highlight the world’s top universities in 42 individual subjects, based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.

Nigel Carrington, Vice-Chancellor of UAL, said:

“Universities such as UAL are integral to the success of the global creative economy; providing the talent pathway for graduates who go on to lead in their fields across the world. UAL is a truly global university and we are delighted to be recognised as one of the world’s top five universities for art and design in the 2016/17 QS World Rankings. This is fantastic news for our students and credit to the hard work and dedication of staff across the university.”

For full listings and more information, visit the QS World University Rankings by Subject website.