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GBR King's College London

MoocLab Rating:
3.25/5,
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    King’s College London, established in 1829 and a founding college of the University of London, is one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities, based in the very heart of London.

    King’s is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, learning and understanding in the service of society. We are ranked in the top 25 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2016-7), and is seventh in the UK (THE World University Rankings, 2016-17)

    Over the past 180 years King’s has made an extraordinary contribution to modern life, particularly in the areas of humanities, law, the sciences (including a wide range of health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry) and social sciences including international affairs. We have played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA and research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar. We are the largest centre for the education of healthcare professionals in Europe; no university has more Medical Research Council Centres.

    Currently over 26,500 students from more than 150 countries study at King’s: c.16,000 undergraduates, c.7,650 postgraduate (taught) and c.2,750 postgraduate (research). We employ around 7,000 staff (53% academic/research; 47% other) and boast 12 Nobel Laureates and more than 48,000 registered international alumni.
  • THE 2020:
    #36
    QS 2020:
    #33
    ARWU 2019:
    #51
    WURMP 2020:
    #83
    Information about the World University Rankings
    World university rankings can be used as an indicator of a university's prospects and prestige. Ranking publishers use different performance indicators such as teaching quality, research quality or the ratio of staff to students to place higher education institutions in order of success and impact. Results across the different rankings will vary according to the measures used and the importance they place on the different performance indicators.

    The rankings listed above are taken from three of the most trusted World University Rankings publishers with the addition of the first ever World University Rankings by MOOC Performance published by MoocLab.

    Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE)
    The Times Higher Education World University Rankings focus on 5 core areas: Teaching (30%); Research (30%); Citations (30%); International outlook (7.5%); and Industry Income (2.5%). See their methodology

    QS World University Rankings (QS)
    The QS World University Rankings evaluate universities based on Academic Reputation (40%), Employer Reputation (10%), Faculty/Student Ratio (20%), Citations per faculty (20%), International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio (5%). See their methodology

    Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
    The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks universities according to Quality of Education (30%), Quality of Faculty (40%), Research Output (20%), and Per Capita Performance (10%). See their methodology

    World University Rankings by MOOC Performance (WURMP)
    MoocLab's World University Rankings by MOOC Performance rank universities based on 5 performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across the number of MOOCs provided (10%), the provision of learning pathways (15%), micro-credentials (20%), degrees (20%) and the institution's average world ranking (35%). See the methodology
  • Location:
    Strand, London, WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom

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