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University League Table 2016

  • Subject

    Overall Score
  • Year

    2016
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  • Group

    Russell Group
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    Anglia Ruskin University
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    Arts University Bournemouth
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    Aston University
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    Bangor University
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    University of Bath
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    Bath Spa University
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    University of Bedfordshire
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    University of Birmingham
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    Birmingham City University
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    Bishop Grosseteste University
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    University of Bolton
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    Bournemouth University
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    University of Bradford
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    University of Brighton
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    University of Bristol
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    Brunel University London
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    The University of Buckingham
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    Buckinghamshire New University
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    University of Cambridge
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    Canterbury Christ Church University
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    Cardiff University
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    Cardiff Metropolitan University
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    University of Central Lancashire
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    University of Chester
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    University of Chichester
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    City University London
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    Coventry University
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    University of Cumbria
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    De Montfort University
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    University of Derby
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    University of Dundee
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    Durham University
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    University of East Anglia
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    University of East London
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    Edge Hill University
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    The University of Edinburgh
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    Edinburgh Napier University
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    University of Essex
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    University of Exeter
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    Falmouth University
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    University of Glasgow
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    Glasgow Caledonian University
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    University of Gloucestershire
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    Glyndŵr University
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    Goldsmiths, University of London
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    University of Greenwich
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    Harper Adams University
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    Heriot-Watt University
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    University of Hertfordshire
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    University of Huddersfield
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    The University of Hull
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    Imperial College London
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    Keele University
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    University of Kent
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    King's College London
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    Kingston University
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    Lancaster University
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    University of Leeds
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    Leeds Beckett University
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    Leeds Trinity University
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    University of Leicester
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    University of Lincoln
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    University of Liverpool
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    Liverpool Hope University
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    Liverpool John Moores University
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    London Metropolitan University
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    London School of Economics and Political Science
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    London South Bank University
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    Loughborough University
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    The University of Manchester
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    Manchester Metropolitan University
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    Middlesex University
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    Newcastle University
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    Newman University
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    The University of Northampton
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    Northumbria University
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    The University of Nottingham
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    Nottingham Trent University
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    University of Oxford
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    Oxford Brookes University
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    Plymouth University
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    University of Portsmouth
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    Queen Margaret University
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    Queen Mary, University of London
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    Queen's University, Belfast
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    University of Reading
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    Robert Gordon University
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    University of Roehampton
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    Royal Agricultural University
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    Royal Holloway, University of London
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    University of Salford
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    The University of Sheffield
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    Sheffield Hallam University
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    The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
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    University of South Wales
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    University of Southampton
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    University of St Andrews
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    St George's, University of London
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    University of St Mark and St John
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    St Mary's University
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    Staffordshire University
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    University of Stirling
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    University of Strathclyde
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    University of Sunderland
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    University of Surrey
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    University of Sussex
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    Teesside University
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    University of Wales, Trinity Saint David
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    Ulster University
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    University College London
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    University for the Creative Arts
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    University of the Arts London
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    The University of Warwick
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Russell Group

CUG Rank University Name Entry Standards
Entry Standards
The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University.

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

Maximum score: 5.00

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Research Quality
Research Quality
A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the University.

Maximum score: 4.00

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

Maximum score: 100.0

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Overall Score
Overall Score
The total score calculated by our independent and trusted methodology, comprising entry standards, student satisfaction, research assessment (quality and intensity), graduate prospects, student–staff ratio, academic services spend, facilities spend, good honours, and degree completion. The green score is not used in the league table calculations.

Maximum score: 1000

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2016 2015
18 17 Birmingham 425 4.08 3.07 84.0 823
15 18 Bristol 486 3.99 3.18 80.2 834
1 1 Cambridge 601 4.18 3.33 88.3 1000
31 23 Cardiff 425 4.05 3.27 81.5 777
5 5 Durham 521 4.16 3.14 79.5 926
20 21 Edinburgh 482 3.86 3.18 77.9 818
10 10 Exeter 463 4.22 3.08 79.4 876
30 30 Glasgow 465 4.11 3.10 79.9 782
4 6 Imperial College London 566 4.10 3.36 89.9 943
23 28 King's College London 453 3.95 3.23 79.6 805
19 23 Leeds 430 4.09 3.13 74.5 821
39 31 Liverpool 403 3.97 3.06 72.8 747
3 3 London School of Economics 532 3.95 3.35 83.0 953
28 28 Manchester 433 4.02 3.16 75.5 785
26 20 Newcastle 425 4.13 3.09 78.7 791
25 23 Nottingham 426 4.05 3.09 79.2 795
2 2 Oxford 571 4.17 3.34 81.9 989
33 36 Queen Mary, University of London 408 4.04 3.18 69.4 760
36 31 Queen's, Belfast 380 4.10 2.99 74.9 755
27 26 Sheffield 427 4.07 3.17 76.9 786
14 16 Southampton 408 4.05 3.15 77.7 842
13 9 University College London 500 3.96 3.22 81.3 873
7 7 Warwick 480 4.12 3.22 77.6 909
17 14 York 436 4.06 3.17 73.6 824

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Maximum scores:      
Entry standards N/A Facilities spend N/A
Student satisfaction 5.00 Good honours 100.0
Research assessment 4.00 Graduate prospects 100.0
Research intensity 1.00 Completion 100.0
Student–staff ratio N/A Overall score 1000.0
Academic services spend N/A    

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