Oxford University beats UCL Institute of Education in research rankings

UCL Institute of Education takes 16th place in first THE World University Rankings of education, as Asian universities make strong showing

The University of Oxford is the best place for education research in the UK, coming third in the world, according to the first THE World University Rankings of education departments.


But the UCL Institute of Education in London has missed out on a top 10 place in the new rankings, published by Tes’ sister publication, Times Higher Education.


The institute, which describes itself as a “world-leading centre for research and teaching in education and social science”, was the second-highest ranking UK university for education, and came in at 16th place worldwide.


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