University League Table 2012

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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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Facilities Spend
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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2012 2011
5 4 Durham 487 4.02 2.72 80.4 840
48 41 Hertfordshire 244 3.89 2.40 59.7 822
1 2 Cambridge 559 4.15 2.98 85.5 690
3 3 Imperial College London 519 3.84 2.94 86.7 681
107 108 Buckinghamshire New 212 3.69 1.67 48.8 636
25 17 Aston 370 3.90 2.43 74.8 634
31 35 Queen's, Belfast 362 3.87 2.56 69.4 610
21 26 Glasgow 408 4.04 2.59 72.1 599
103 101 Bedfordshire 187 3.79 2.09 61.2 572
66 58 Birmingham City 263 3.76 2.31 67.7 571
50 46 Brunel 325 3.76 2.32 59.3 550
9 8 Lancaster 407 3.97 2.71 71.8 547
38 34 Heriot-Watt 335 3.94 2.48 68.8 529
12 10 York 437 4.07 2.78 68.2 527
19 21 Loughborough 390 4.13 2.62 69.2 525
38 37 Essex 307 3.97 2.77 58.6 507
23 22 Leicester 399 4.11 2.45 71.5 506
55 49 Nottingham Trent 287 3.81 2.16 60.6 500
65 72 Central Lancashire 260 3.92 1.96 59.6 491
32 27 Leeds 408 3.87 2.72 65.8 483
15 24 Exeter 439 4.12 2.62 70.3 471
14 14 Southampton 427 3.90 2.72 70.8 459
27 28 East Anglia 386 4.11 2.58 66.1 459
28 33 Surrey 388 3.87 2.58 76.4 457
29 31 Manchester 422 3.75 2.82 70.4 456
10 12 Bath 459 4.01 2.71 77.9 452
13 11 Edinburgh 442 3.83 2.75 72.4 449
46 50 Oxford Brookes 314 3.95 2.20 62.0 449
71 97 Middlesex 207 3.83 2.18 57.8 446
36 39 Queen Mary 387 3.98 2.73 71.7 445
22 23 Birmingham 421 3.96 2.64 71.8 436
8 7 Warwick 480 3.98 2.80 72.5 430
6 6 St Andrews 485 4.14 2.72 76.3 427
17 18 Nottingham 428 3.95 2.67 77.9 424
24 29 Newcastle 410 3.98 2.63 75.4 423
89 89 University of Wales, Newport 252 3.88 2.42 54.5 420
68 59 UWIC, Cardiff 267 3.88 1.88 55.3 419
61 68 West of England, Bristol 278 3.83 2.20 61.4 414
56 53 Chichester 290 4.02 1.96 54.4 410
52 54 Ulster 266 3.84 2.48 53.9 404
33 30 Royal Holloway 381 3.98 2.67 63.1 402
93 95 West London 220 3.68 1.67 52.8 397
104 92 Glyndwr 231 3.87 1.69 65.5 396
92 - Trinity Saint David 251 3.93 2.11 59.7 392
41 47 City 361 3.87 2.48 70.6 382
34 38 Kent 329 3.98 2.60 67.3 378
4 5 London School of Economics 513 3.86 2.96 84.1 376
44 43 Keele 310 4.02 2.41 67.5 368
49 47 Aberystwyth 298 4.11 2.48 55.1 367
91 93 Sunderland 246 3.89 1.86 54.8 362
88 84 Kingston 243 3.82 2.04 52.3 358
26 25 Sheffield 426 3.98 2.72 73.6 357
19 19 Sussex 380 4.10 2.61 69.3 355
30 32 Liverpool 401 3.86 2.54 70.3 352
95 98 Abertay Dundee 252 3.90 1.83 57.7 349
99 80 Staffordshire 241 3.90 1.62 60.7 349
111 111 Southampton Solent 266 3.87 1.49 46.2 345
83 86 Glamorgan 279 3.88 2.04 54.3 344
79 109 University for the Creative Arts 269 3.60 1.90 50.8 343
11 16 Bristol 467 3.90 2.72 77.7 343
95 85 Leeds Metropolitan 267 3.78 2.05 55.5 340
109 110 Greenwich 215 4.00 1.90 54.7 339
16 13 King's College London 447 3.90 2.69 82.6 329
53 65 Plymouth 297 3.82 2.18 64.3 326
62 56 Hull 309 4.00 2.37 64.6 321
75 62 Gloucestershire 264 3.90 1.72 57.8 317
68 73 Brighton 290 3.85 2.37 55.5 315
102 78 York St John 282 3.95 1.40 51.8 315
73 61 Bradford 268 3.87 2.34 69.4 314
72 75 Coventry 298 3.81 1.85 59.9 303
51 51 Robert Gordon 295 3.89 2.06 76.7 302
40 35 Strathclyde 394 3.91 2.45 73.0 298
58 67 Huddersfield 273 3.94 2.10 69.5 296
42 20 Buckingham 273 4.38 87.5 295
34 40 Reading 370 3.95 2.53 66.3 293
2 1 Oxford 536 4.18 2.96 85.0 293
60 64 Northumbria 300 3.88 2.15 68.0 288
54 60 Swansea 314 3.88 2.43 60.3 288
43 45 Dundee 353 3.99 2.54 68.9 286
70 76 Winchester 280 3.87 2.16 54.0 285
37 41 Cardiff 406 3.88 2.69 73.6 281
93 89 Manchester Metropolitan 271 3.74 2.16 57.1 276
90 105 Teesside 271 3.96 1.99 61.9 268
97 96 Salford 280 3.82 2.36 55.1 267
67 71 Lincoln 289 3.97 1.90 55.9 263
46 44 Aberdeen 332 3.96 2.57 69.4 261
80 81 Chester 273 3.89 1.74 63.4 259
45 52 Stirling 305 4.00 2.41 66.2 257
77 94 Westminster 273 3.70 2.23 55.1 254
73 87 Roehampton 259 3.77 2.20 59.9 253
81 65 De Montfort 259 3.92 2.32 52.8 247
113 113 East London 200 3.75 2.24 48.6 246
86 81 Cumbria 263 3.75 1.23 66.2 246
62 68 Sheffield Hallam 289 3.82 2.05 61.8 239
108 104 Derby 250 3.86 1.96 52.3 234
100 106 Canterbury Christ Church 247 3.82 1.79 63.3 227
101 102 Liverpool John Moores 263 3.78 2.15 50.5 227
114 112 Bolton 222 3.88 1.75 45.4 223
18 15 SOAS 423 3.85 2.60 68.7 222
85 83 Bath Spa 293 3.85 1.89 46.5 222
7 9 University College London 477 3.96 2.84 81.1 220
78 63 Bangor 288 4.00 2.43 59.7 213
62 55 Bournemouth 297 3.79 2.18 61.1 210
110 106 Anglia Ruskin 254 3.71 2.07 55.5 198
81 89 Portsmouth 283 3.94 2.24 56.7 195
57 57 Goldsmiths College 327 3.84 2.58 53.8 189
84 74 Edinburgh Napier 296 3.83 1.83 69.3 188
105 100 Northampton 238 3.92 1.69 52.9 187
116 114 London South Bank 201 3.83 2.24 49.3 174
59 70 University of the Arts, London 276 3.56 2.49 53.1 164
76 79 Glasgow Caledonian 302 3.87 2.01 57.3 156
98 88 Edge Hill 260 3.97 1.50 63.2 153
115 115 London Metropolitan 221 3.59 1.84 45.5 150
112 - West of Scotland 241 3.90 1.84 58.3 142
87 77 Queen Margaret 309 3.90 1.37 61.8 132
106 102 Worcester 271 3.89 1.54 60.8 126

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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