The Guardian has released its University Guide for 2017, with a comprehensive league table ranking the best courses in the UK.
Goldsmiths ranked first place in the design and crafts category, with Loughborough coming in second and Kingston in third.
Kingston came first for both its graphic design course and product design course, while Loughborough topped the table for graphic communication and illustration.
Edinburgh came first in the film production and photography category, with York ranked second and Middlesex ranked third. Edinburgh was chosen as having the best courses for both photography and animation.
Loughborough was also rated top in the fashion and textiles category, with Derby ranked second and Brighton ranked third.
UCL topped the art category, with Oxford second and Newcastle third. Cambridge came first for architecture, with UCl second and Bath third.
The Guardian’s University Guide 2017 was accompanied by a set of illustrations and animation by Adam Avery.
- Uma Bista’s photographs address gender inequality in Nepalese communities
- Meet Tess Smith-Roberts, the illustration student who adds a "stupid little smiley" to every character
- Charlotte Rohde asks “what do typefaces have to say beyond the words they spell?”
- Postage stamps as an R&B identity and more: Haeri Chung on her graphic design practice
- How Pelle Cass creates his jarring “still time-lapse” images
- Caricom examines football and fan culture through the lens of the black experience
- “The future of design is in the creation of tools”: Meet the Space Type Generator
- Yushi Li on photographing men she met through Tinder
- When Hollie Fernando forgot her age, she decided to take her first self-portraits
- Lacoste once again swaps its iconic crocodile logo for ten endangered species
- Master one style or stay versatile? Illustrators discuss the pros and cons
- Kentaro Okawara on how he is “always thinking about making art and books”