The University of Hull

2014 League Table Ranking 53
2014 Overall Score 622
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Entry Standards 339 Help
Entry Standards
The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University.

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Student-Staff Ratio 19.8 Help
Student-Staff Ratio
The average staffing levels at the University.

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Research Assessment 2.37 Help
Research Assessment
The average quality of the research undertaken in the University.

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Academic Services Spend 923 Help
Academic Services Spend
A guide to how much the University spends on supporting services such as libraries and IT.

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Student Satisfaction 4.07 Help
Student Satisfaction
A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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Facilities Spend 386 Help
Facilities Spend
A guide to how much the University spends on supporting facilities such as the careers service, health and counselling services and sport facilities.

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Graduate Prospects 67.4 Help
Graduate Prospects
A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the University.

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Degree Completion 86.0 Help
Degree Completion
The proportion of students expected to successfully complete their studies and gain a degree from the University.

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Good Honours 58.3 Help
Good Honours
The percentage of graduates achieving a first or upper second class honours degree – the class of degree achieved can impact a graduate’s employment prospects.

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Green Score 30.5 Help
Green Score
This environmental & ethical ranking of the University is provided courtesy of the People & Planet Green League - the only comprehensive and independent green ranking of every UK university. Choosing a greener university can reduce your carbon footprint and improve your job prospects in a global low-carbon economy.

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History

  • Foundation stone laid in 1928 by George VI, then Duke of York.
  • A Royal charter, granted in 1954; Hull is the fourteenth-oldest University in England.
  • In the 1970s, the university's chemistry labs developed the first viable liquid crystal technology.

Location and transport

  • The university has campuses in Hull and Scarborough.
  • Hull and Scarborough have good transport links; there are eight direct trains a day from Hull to London.

Entry standards

  • Offers of 220–410 entry points, depending on the course.
  • Visit the website for more about entry requirements at the University of Hull.

Student mix

  • Women 55% : men 45%.
  • 12,900 full-time undergraduates, 2,300 part-time undergraduates, 1,670 full-time postgraduates, 800 part-time postgraduates; 16% overseas students.
  • 96.5% of undergraduates are from state schools.

Course flexibility

  • Free elective modules allow students to acquire credit in a subject outside of their degree.
  • Through passport language courses, students can learn a language and gain credits towards their degree.

Teaching standards

  • Ranked joint 16th in the 2012 National Student Survey (out of mainstream, English HEIs).

Disability service

  • Please email disability-services@hull.ac.uk or visit the website for information on the disability service at the University of Hull.

Notable alumni

  • Oscar-winning director Anthony Minghella.
  • Poet Roger McGough.
  • BBC Radio 4 presenter Jenni Murray.
  • Journalist and former Beirut hostage John McCarthy.
  • Chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company Muhtar Kent.
  • CEO of BSkyB Jeremy Darroch.

For further information

Web
  • www2.hull.ac.uk
Email
  • admissions@hull.ac.uk
Phone
  • +44 (0)1482 346311
Address
  • The University of Hull
    Hull
    HU6 7RX
UCAS Code H72

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