Best MS Computer Information Technology Programmes 2016

Listed below are the best UK online masters in computer information technology programmes, based on factors such as admissions selectivity, faculty credentials and academic and career support services offered to students.

Universities are ranked according to their global ranking for Computer Science & Information Systems as calculated by the QS World University Rankings 2016 by Subject. Figures for the three main ranking criteria, as above, are presented as scores out of 100. Where two or more universities are tied by global ranking, order has been determined by the QS 'employer reputation' index.

The rankings highlight the world’s top universities in MS Information Technology based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (full methodology here).

Top 10 Online MS Information Technology

The world's top ten Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programmes for 2016 are: (1) MIT; (2) Stanford University; (3) University of Oxford; (4) Harvard University; and (5) Carnegie Mellon, (6) University of Cambridge; (7) University of California Berkeley; (8) ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology; (9) National University of Singapore; and (10) Princetown University

Top 10 UK Rankings

Comparing the 2016 figures set out below against those in 2012, Oxford University has jumped from sixth place to third place in global rankings, just behind MIT and Stanford University. Cambridge has moved up one rank to sixth place globally. More shocking is that the London School of Economics and Manchester University have dropped rankings significantly.

[one_sixth]UK RANKING

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

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[one_sixth]UNIVERISTY

Oxford

Cambridge

Imperial

Edinburgh

UCL

King's

LSE

Manchester

Glasgow

S'hampton

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[one_sixth]ACADEMIC¹

100

99.9

94.9

86.7

100

83.1

96.8

87

90.5

91.1

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[one_sixth]EMPLOYER²

99.4

100

91.5

87.8

91.2

69.7

92.2

83

57.4

53.4

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[one_sixth]CITATIONS³

70.9

88.9

89.1

87.4

95.7

89.2

84

90.7

97.2

94.7

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[one_sixth_last]WORLD!

3

6

12

20

33

51-100

51-100

51-100

51-100

51-100

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KEY

¹ Academic Reputation

² Employer Reputation

³ Citations Per Paper

! Global Ranking


Further Information

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