University League Table 2015

  • Subject

    Overall Score
  • Year

    2015
  • Region

    All
  • Group

    Unaffiliated
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    CUG Ranking

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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 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 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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    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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    Ulster University
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    University College London
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    University for the Creative Arts
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    University of South Wales
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    University of the Arts London
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    The University of Warwick
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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 Assessment
Research Assessment
The average 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 the four measures listed in the University League Table together with Teaching Standards, Employment Prospects, Good Honours, Staff–Student Ratio, Academic and Facilities Spend, Degree Completion and Green (listed in the University Profiles).

Maximum score: 1000

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2015 2014
4 6 St Andrews 521 4.26 2.72 80.1 941
8 9 Bath 488 4.24 2.71 83.3 883
11 11 Lancaster 445 4.11 2.71 72.7 866
12 13 Surrey 416 4.19 2.58 74.9 862
13 14 Loughborough 406 4.10 2.62 75.3 851
15 20 East Anglia 426 4.21 2.58 68.3 839
19 16 Leicester 400 4.12 2.45 71.6 815
22 28 Kent 369 4.08 2.60 70.6 798
27 27 Aston 378 4.14 2.43 73.0 774
33 40 Heriot-Watt 422 4.17 2.48 77.7 759
33 30 Royal Holloway 402 4.10 2.67 63.6 759
35 33 SOAS 415 4.00 2.60 66.4 755
37 37 Reading 375 4.09 2.53 68.6 750
38 31 Sussex 406 4.03 2.61 54.2 748
39 39 Essex 339 4.19 2.77 51.4 731
40 42 City 390 4.05 2.48 70.6 728
41 41 Strathclyde 468 3.96 2.45 73.6 720
42 48 Swansea 338 4.00 2.43 77.3 714
43 45 Keele 380 4.18 2.41 67.6 698
44 43 Aberdeen 441 4.01 2.57 75.1 696
45 49 Stirling 379 4.02 2.41 63.0 691
46 34 St George's, University of London 417 3.78 2.28 87.3 687
47 44 Brunel 351 4.08 2.32 60.0 684
49 47 Dundee 402 4.01 2.54 71.8 676
50 50 Goldsmiths, University of London 340 4.09 2.58 52.4 675
54 53 Robert Gordon 379 4.03 2.06 81.4 656
61 57 Buckingham 325 4.34 83.1 638
64 64 Bangor 305 4.07 2.43 61.9 627
66 53 Hull 327 4.09 2.37 54.4 618
66 67 University of the Arts, London 330 3.90 2.49 53.3 618
71 81 De Montfort 310 4.02 2.32 52.4 610
73 73 Brighton 310 4.05 2.37 58.4 608
73 62 Northampton 280 4.14 1.69 57.2 608
80 90 Queen Margaret 339 3.97 1.37 69.6 587
82 66 Birmingham City 314 3.99 2.31 61.8 585
84 74 Ulster 310 4.08 2.48 49.3 582
87 70 Aberystwyth 324 3.90 2.48 53.5 580
87 103 Derby 299 4.13 1.96 55.1 580
89 85 Edge Hill 306 4.15 1.50 59.6 569
96 87 Westminster 314 3.89 2.23 52.8 540
120 119 London South Bank 231 3.91 2.24 55.0 421

To see all of the league table columns a full table view is available.

Since the Subject Tables were published on Monday 12 May, some errors have been brought to our attention which have resulted in a revised set of Subject Tables being posted on Tuesday 27 May. Most changes in rank are small.

Click here for details of the league table methodology; read about how to interpret the league table measures.

Maximum scores:
Student Satisfaction 5.00    Facilities spend N/A
Research Assessment 4.00    Good Honours 100.0
Entry Standards N/A    Graduate Prospects 100.0
Student Staff Ratio N/A    Completion 100.0
Academic Services Spend N/A    Overall Score 1000.0

Reference to the 1994 Group in the 2014 tables and  onwards has been removed following the decision of the group to disband in November 2013.

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