The excellent research at the School of Computing has been recognised with a high position in the Complete University Guide 2018.
The league table assessed 107 computer science departments in the UK across a range of measures.
The University of Kent scored highly in research intensity, a measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the University. Kent came 8th nationally and 1st in the south east.
The School also was recognised for the high employment rates of its graduates coming 16th nationally for graduate prospects and 4th in the south east.
Head of School, Professor Richard Jones said: ‘the league table positions support the ambitious research culture in the School. We have very talented research staff and expect to make more good appointments in the near future which will further strengthen the team.’