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Best Universities in United Kingdom for Humanities Degree by US News Ranking

Check best universities & colleges for Humanities, degree in United Kingdom ranked by US News

Different agencies use different metrics to evaluate universities around the world, however the most common factors are : a) Academic achievements b) Employability c) Educational process d) Research facilities e) International outlook as to number of international students and faculty f) Citation by each faculty g) Student Faculty ratio etc.

Subject ranking is updated every year for top universities in United Kingdom by US News. Many ranking indicators such as Global Research Reputation, Regional Research Reputation, Subject Publications, Subject Books, International Collaboration & Total Citations Data is used to compute subject ranking.

Humanities

A discipline solely dedicated to study of human thoughts, ways, creativity, know how people process and document experiences, people who came before us and our contemporaries. The study forms a bridge to understand our own kind by providing a platform to learn many languages, variety of cultures and human history. Humanities as a branch holds a special place as it teaches empathy, critical thinking through creativity, to reason on complex, subjective and broken pieces of information, evaluation on our existence and the world we live in. Due to its emphasis on emotional intelligence and vocal skills, you find humanities graduate practicing journalism, publishing, advertising, and managing international relations. 

Various Major under Humanities

Diversity of the discipline offers many majors to choose from - liberal arts, literature, fine arts, religion, anthropology, film, visual media, mass communication, law, archaeology, social works, political science, international relations, fashion, theatre, sociology, modern languages, while history, psychology, philosophy, and linguistics dominate the rest.

Career opportunities for Humanities

Based on the major you specialize you may fit in the following profiles: 1) Linguist 2) Human resources specialist 3) Foreign correspondent 4) Journalist 5) Advertising Manager 6) Genealogist 7) Museum Curator 8) Editor 9) Public Relations Manager 10) Technical writer 11) Event organizer 12) Lawyer 13) Archivist 14) Archaeologist 15) Political Analyst and the list of options doesn’t end here.

Below is a list of top universities in United Kingdom for studying Humanities sorted by US News

University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

1
US News
3
Times Higher Education
3
US News
2
Times Higher Education
4
US News
6
Times Higher Education
7
US News
11
Times Higher Education
Kings College London

Kings College London

United Kingdom

24
US News
24
Times Higher Education
Lancaster University

Lancaster University

United Kingdom

30
US News
50
Times Higher Education
37
US News
43
Times Higher Education
49
US News
65
Times Higher Education
University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom

50
US News
67
Times Higher Education
University of Warwick

University of Warwick

United Kingdom

51
US News
51
Times Higher Education
57
US News
28
Times Higher Education
Durham University

Durham University

United Kingdom

59
US News
27
Times Higher Education
64
US News
101-125
Times Higher Education
67
US News
62
Times Higher Education
University of Reading

University of Reading

United Kingdom

78
US News
151-175
Times Higher Education
University of York

University of York

United Kingdom

81
US News
40
Times Higher Education
University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom

86
US News
91
Times Higher Education
University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom

87
US News
86
Times Higher Education
91
US News
47
Times Higher Education
University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom

100
US News
83
Times Higher Education
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