University Subject Tables 2009

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    Communication & Media Studies
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    2009
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Communication & Media Studies

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

Maximum score: 100

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Overall Score
Overall Score
The total score calculated by our independent and trusted methodology.

Maximum score: 1000.0

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2009 2008
1 1 Loughborough 364 4.01 5* 53 100.0
2 4 Sheffield 417 3.61 4 73 99.4
3 2 Cardiff 384 3.81 5 58 98.6
4 5 Warwick 426 5 40 98.3
5 3 Leeds 378 3.67 4 73 98.2
6 15 Leicester 378 3a 57 97.0
7 10 Stirling 356 5 55 96.7
8 7 Lancaster 329 5* 45 96.4
9 13 Royal Holloway 367 3.73 5 48 95.6
10 6 Sussex 383 3.46 4 50 94.9
11 8 Goldsmiths College 329 3.60 5* 56 94.6
12 16 Birmingham 387 3.73 3a 56 94.3
13 13 Central Lancashire 305 3.56 3b 79 94.1
14 22 City 334 3b 64 92.7
15 35 University of the Arts, London 513 3.50 47 92.3
16 19 Nottingham Trent 272 3.53 5 69 92.0
17 21 Robert Gordon 315 3b 63 91.5
18 24 Bournemouth 350 3.69 69 91.4
19 20 Liverpool 381 3.92 57 91.1
20 12 Aberystwyth 258 5 44 90.8
20 18 Glasgow Caledonian 311 3.73 3a 48 90.8
22 23 Napier 325 3a 54 90.5
23 27 Brunel 295 73 90.4
23 17 Westminster 333 3.47 5 51 90.4
25 - Bath Spa 276 4.03 3b 88.5
25 - King's College London 406 45 88.5
25 24 Ulster 271 3.76 4 37 88.5
28 34 West of England, Bristol 286 3.80 4 39 88.3
29 26 Falmouth 286 3.59 65 87.7
30 41 London South Bank 212 3.65 4 44 87.2
31 42 Bangor 297 60 87.0
32 38 Staffordshire 254 3.92 4 43 86.9
33 33 De Montfort 245 3.67 3a 42 86.8
34 30 Birmingham City 282 3.52 62 86.6
35 31 Queen Margaret 300 2 50 86.2
36 27 Leeds Metropolitan 271 3.31 3a 52 86.1
37 36 Sunderland 265 3.77 3a 42 85.8
38 45 Northumbria 269 3.50 4 41 85.3
39 40 Brighton 284 3.56 3b 44 85.2
39 31 Oxford Brookes 301 53 85.2
41 - Lincoln 281 3.77 49 85.0
42 59 Portsmouth 304 3.98 40 84.9
43 37 Salford 293 3.24 57 84.8
44 29 University College for the Creative Arts 3.82 50 84.7
45 49 Southampton Solent 258 3.58 55 84.6
46 51 Canterbury Christ Church 225 3.97 53 84.5
47 44 Liverpool John Moores 265 3.68 3b 45 84.4
47 47 Middlesex 211 3.70 3a 47 84.4
49 39 Sheffield Hallam 264 3.55 3a 45 84.2
50 48 Greenwich 209 3.67 3b 45 84.0
51 49 East London 198 3.71 5 39 83.8
52 - Keele 294 3.70 83.6
52 57 St Mary's 246 4.08 42 83.6
54 70 Chichester 297 4.10 32 83.5
54 43 Kingston 235 3.54 55 83.5
54 53 Queen's, Belfast 328 3.57 37 83.5
54 45 Thames Valley 205 3.59 1 53 83.5
58 53 Swansea 274 3.70 44 83.4
59 - Surrey 297 3.61 83.3
60 67 Hertfordshire 275 3.66 1 83.2
61 60 Gloucestershire 266 3.60 46 83.1
62 72 Edge Hill 247 4.06 36 82.3
63 65 Worcester 217 3.69 46 81.6
64 64 Chester 257 3.43 42 81.2
65 - Manchester Metropolitan 238 3.83 35 80.8
66 63 Buckinghamshire New 223 3.54 43 80.6
67 65 Teesside 226 3.71 2 25 80.5
67 71 Wolverhampton 181 3.86 2 40 80.5
67 - York St John 242 4.02 29 80.5
70 - Huddersfield 267 41 80.3
71 61 Glamorgan 243 3.52 36 79.9
71 - Plymouth St Mark and St John 233 46 79.9
73 73 UWIC, Cardiff 252 3.88 25 79.4
74 - Derby 223 44 78.8
75 57 West of Scotland 288 30 78.3
76 68 Anglia Ruskin 229 40 78.1
77 69 Northampton 214 3.45 33 77.9
78 74 Bedfordshire 181 3.84 3a 21 77.4

Please note that some Universities have missing data. Where the table is ranked by a single measure, the institutions with no data for that measure appear at the bottom.

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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