The Guardian UK has released its 2012 Good University Guide in which it ranks the best universities in the United Kingdom. The list below shows the 30 top Universities in the study of courses related to government and society – political thought, institutions and electoral studies.
1          University of Cambridge
2          University of Oxford
3          University of St Andrews
4          London School of Economics
5          King’s College London
6          University of Warwick
7          University of Durham
8          University of Bristol
9          University College London
10        Queen Mary University London
11        University of Exeter
12        University of Leicester
13        University of Sheffield
14        University of Birmingham
15        School of Oriental and African Studies
16        University of Nottingham
17        University of York
18        University of Strathclyde
19        Lancaster University
20        University of Glasgow
21        University of Essex
22        University of East Anglia
23        University of Dundee
24        University of Sussex
25        University of  Edinburgh
26        University of Bath
26        University of Winchester
28        University of Plymouth
29        University of Kent
30        Aberystwyth University
Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA); National Student Survey; and Intelligent Metrix Ltd as compiled by Guardian UK.
If you want to see the comprehensive list with some introductions to each university, visit the official ranking page by clicking here.

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