University Subject Tables 2008

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    Politics
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    2008
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Politics

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

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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.

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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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2008 2007
1 - Oxford 527 5* 74 100.0
2 - London School of Economics 470 5 82 99.3
3 - Cambridge 507 4 86 99.2
4 - King's College London 419 5* 68 96.2
5 - Bristol 430 5 76 96.1
6 - York 464 5 68 95.2
7 - Bath 432 5 70 94.5
8 - Hull 399 5 74 94.4
9 - Warwick 441 5 70 93.2
10 - Sheffield 426 5* 56 93.1
11 - St Andrews 472 5 58 92.8
12 - Durham 476 4 80 92.4
13 - Exeter 412 5 62 89.8
14 - Edinburgh 464 4 72 89.7
15 - Essex 347 5* 54 89.5
16 - Birmingham 388 5 64 89.4
17 - Newcastle 370 5 66 89.3
17 - Sussex 382 4 68 89.3
19 - Aberystwyth 326 5* 56 89.2
19 - Nottingham 422 4 62 89.2
21 - Cardiff 393 5 56 89.1
22 - SOAS 346 4 74 88.1
23 - Leeds 392 4 66 87.7
24 - Aberdeen 434 4 54 87.5
25 - Keele 291 5 62 86.9
25 - Manchester 422 5 50 86.9
27 - Queen Mary 354 4 62 86.6
28 - Queen's, Belfast 336 5 54 86.4
29 - Glasgow 410 5 48 85.9
30 - Liverpool 341 4 58 85.0
30 - Strathclyde 388 5 48 85.0
32 - Oxford Brookes 301 3a 70 84.0
33 - Southampton 386 4 52 83.6
34 - Royal Holloway 327 4 60 83.5
35 - Bradford 255 5 60 83.1
36 - Dundee 371 4 52 83.0
37 - Reading 333 5 48 82.9
38 - University College London 361 3a 82.5
39 - Brunel 284 4 60 81.9
40 - Salford 280 5 44 81.5
41 - Lancaster 329 4 52 81.4
42 - Loughborough 304 5 46 81.2
43 - East Anglia 344 4 48 80.9
44 - Kent 285 3a 64 80.6
45 - Kingston 224 4 58 80.4
46 - Leicester 328 3a 56 80.1
47 - Stirling 311 3a 58 80.0
48 - De Montfort 195 5 56 79.7
49 - Swansea 283 3a 60 79.4
50 - Ulster 285 3a 54 77.9
51 - Portsmouth 248 5 52 77.8
52 - Leeds Metropolitan 221 3a 48 74.9
53 - Coventry 243 4 48 74.6
54 - Nottingham Trent 240 3a 54 74.2
55 - West of England, Bristol 256 4 44 74.0
56 - Central England 235 3a 52 73.4
57 - London South Bank 187 4 42 73.1
58 - Manchester Metropolitan 260 3a 42 71.6
59 - Plymouth 207 3a 46 70.7
60 - Aston 306 58 70.4
60 - Northumbria 257 3a 46 70.4
62 - Goldsmiths College 275 58 69.2
63 - Liverpool John Moores 223 3a 46 69.1
64 - Westminster 217 4 28 68.0
65 - Huddersfield 231 3a 32 67.7
66 - Wolverhampton 225 3a 38 66.9
67 - Greenwich 216 54 65.8
68 - Lincoln 246 36 62.0
69 - Northampton 199 24 56.9

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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