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Top Five Universities in London 2020

Alter the Complete University Guide's League Table to see how universities compare within their region, whether overall or by subject. If you've got your heart set on a particular area of the UK but don't know which university to go for, we can help.

Wanting to find the best university to suit you in London? The city offers more than 20 universities and a student population of over 300,000 people, so naturally a lot of you are interested in seeing how universities in the nation's capital fare. Below is a countdown of the top five universities in London:

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5. Queen Mary, University of London

Queen Mary, University of London has been in the top five London universities since 2016. A merger of two historic medical schools in 1995 formed Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry; building on this legacy, the university is in the UK top ten for both Dentistry and Medicine. A top ten score for Research Quality indicates the university's research credentials, from its role in the discovery of the Higgs boson at Geneva's Large Hadron Collider, through to how a battery's performance could be enhanced by a pinch of salt.