University League Table 2016

  • Subject

    Overall Score
  • Year

    2016
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  • Group

    Unaffiliated
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    Aberystwyth University
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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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    Southampton Solent University
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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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    Swansea University
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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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    University of West London
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    University of the West of Scotland
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    University of Westminster
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    University of Worcester
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    The University of York
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Unaffiliated

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
5 4 St Andrews 516 4.25 3.13 78.5 926
8 12 Surrey 424 4.24 2.98 81.2 885
9 11 Lancaster 434 4.10 3.15 78.1 882
11 8 Bath 476 4.24 3.17 85.1 874
11 13 Loughborough 397 4.19 2.95 79.9 874
16 15 East Anglia 406 4.19 3.11 70.1 828
21 38 Sussex 385 4.05 3.01 74.9 812
22 22 Kent 359 4.13 2.95 75.2 811
24 19 Leicester 386 4.08 2.93 73.6 799
29 37 Reading 371 4.10 3.03 71.5 783
32 27 Aston 368 4.12 3.05 76.6 771
34 33 Royal Holloway, University of London 398 4.12 3.09 62.2 759
34 39 Essex 309 4.20 3.05 64.2 759
37 33 Heriot-Watt 411 4.15 3.06 73.2 753
38 41 Strathclyde 473 4.02 3.04 77.6 748
40 44 Aberdeen 445 3.95 2.97 74.2 733
41 40 City 377 3.99 2.95 73.7 725
42 49 Dundee 398 4.13 3.03 70.3 716
43 35 SOAS, University of London 407 3.97 2.82 62.6 713
43 46 St George's, University of London 419 3.91 2.99 89.4 713
45 42 Swansea 325 4.01 3.09 78.7 711
46 43 Keele 358 4.22 2.88 71.9 704
47 45 Stirling 371 3.98 2.96 70.1 700
49 47 Brunel University London 351 4.14 2.67 59.5 687
50 50 Goldsmiths, University of London 352 3.98 2.90 55.4 680
54 71 De Montfort 305 4.08 2.67 68.7 651
58 64 Bangor 323 4.19 2.99 66.1 647
63 77 Bradford 312 3.97 2.95 72.1 632
63 66 Hull 326 4.11 2.70 63.1 632
63 54 Robert Gordon 382 4.05 2.35 80.2 632
66 84 Ulster 308 4.09 2.91 56.5 625
69 61 Buckingham 299 4.26 75.3 623
76 73 Brighton 315 4.00 2.84 64.4 608
78 80 Queen Margaret 340 4.03 2.65 62.4 603
80 66 University of the Arts, London 311 3.85 3.12 54.5 595
82 89 Edge Hill 317 4.16 2.22 58.2 592
83 72 Glasgow Caledonian 370 3.93 2.67 67.9 591
83 73 Northampton 281 4.18 2.09 59.3 591
86 87 Aberystwyth 310 3.92 2.84 52.6 570
88 82 Birmingham City 298 4.04 2.64 62.4 568
91 90 Central Lancashire 311 4.04 2.51 58.6 560
94 87 Derby 288 4.12 2.07 54.0 541
100 96 Westminster 309 3.96 2.74 50.1 525
114 102 Leeds Beckett 284 3.93 2.16 55.2 460

Read the league table methodology and how to how to use the tables.

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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