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The University of Westminster joins World Elite

Journalism and Mass Communication 21 May 2013

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Westminster is ranked as the number one university in the United Kingdom for "Media, Journalism and Communications" according a leading international league table.

The new QS Worldwide University Rankings places Westminster above the London School of Economics in the UK, second only in Europe and number 19 in the world.

The University of Westminster is listed as:

A progressive and responsive metropolitan university with a distinguished history, a clear vision for the future and committed to educating for professional life through innovative programmes at advanced levels.

It is noted as being distinctive for its:

  • Superb locations in London
  • Diverse community from over 150 countries
  • High percentage of PG students
  • Recognised centres of research expertise.

The QS rankings are based on (i) reputation among academics and employers and (ii) citations to published works.

To view the rankings visit the QS website at:

About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 180-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.

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