University Subject Tables 2016

  • Subject

    Sociology
  • Year

    2016
  • Region

    All
  • Group

    Unaffiliated
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    University of Bath
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    University of Cambridge
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    De Montfort University
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    Edge Hill University
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    The University of Edinburgh
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    University of Essex
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    Falmouth University
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    Goldsmiths, University of London
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    Imperial College London
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    University of Leeds
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    University of Lincoln
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    London Metropolitan University
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    London School of Economics and Political Science
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    Royal Holloway, University of London
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Sociology – 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

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

Maximum score: 100.0

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2016 2015
1 1 Cambridge 550 4.14 2.98 80 100.0
2 2 Bath 382 4.21 3.23 75 94.2
3 3 Durham 444 4.07 2.90 69 93.7
4 19 Birmingham 371 4.05 2.78 81 93.3
5 5 Surrey 415 4.34 2.91 63 93.1
6 13 Glasgow 432 4.15 3.20 57 92.4
7 6 Warwick 412 4.02 2.76 66 92.1
8 22 Edinburgh 476 3.90 3.16 52 92.1
9 20 Loughborough 343 4.20 3.35 65 91.9
10 8 Bristol 420 3.94 3.07 61 91.9
11 4 Exeter 421 4.24 2.99 53 91.7
12 9 Lancaster 404 3.96 3.21 61 91.7
13 10 Leeds 398 3.99 3.12 62 91.6
14 17 Aberdeen 412 3.86 2.86 64 91.2
15 7 York 372 4.07 3.27 62 91.1
16 18 London School of Economics 432 3.74 3.12 59 91.0
17 12 Southampton 376 4.18 3.23 56 90.9
18 15 Newcastle 348 4.05 2.92 68 90.5
19 11 Kent 306 4.06 3.37 67 90.3
20 14 Manchester 379 4.12 3.26 51 89.8
21 21 Sheffield 377 4.10 3.04 57 89.6
22 25 Nottingham 336 4.12 3.13 60 89.6
23 30 Aston 322 4.18 3.08 61 89.5
24 31 Leicester 369 4.17 2.58 59 89.3
25 23 Sussex 355 4.13 2.75 55 88.9
26 38 Robert Gordon 355 4.01 2.85 62 87.9
27 26 Stirling 392 4.08 3.01 42 87.7
28 33 East Anglia 3.96 3.38 49 87.5
29 32 Huddersfield 4.26 71 87.5
30 51 Royal Holloway, University of London 387 4.08 2.96 42 87.1
31 29 Portsmouth 307 4.17 2.89 52 86.9
32 28 Cardiff 371 3.78 3.22 49 86.9
33 42 Edinburgh Napier 370 4.02 2.65 54 86.7
34 39 Queen's, Belfast 335 4.37 2.59 43 86.7
35 16 Keele 332 4.24 2.86 45 86.6
36 54 Strathclyde 4.16 2.94 45 86.5
37 24 Essex 322 4.15 3.14 43 86.4
38 50 Bangor 296 4.01 3.13 51 86.0
39 45 Coventry 288 4.24 2.01 63 86.0
40 62 Queen Margaret 286 4.37 2.48 85.8
41 35 Oxford Brookes 304 4.05 2.37 51 84.9
42 49 Glasgow Caledonian 400 3.92 2.78 36 84.8
43 58 Abertay 321 3.98 2.00 57 84.6
44 27 Goldsmiths, University of London 315 4.03 2.83 39 84.5
45 55 West of Scotland 300 4.23 2.23 84.4
46 41 Liverpool 375 3.70 2.88 38 84.2
47 36 City 348 3.62 2.86 45 83.9
48 74 Bradford 287 4.06 2.86 48 83.8
49 44 Salford 308 4.06 2.65 37 83.6
50 37 Brunel University London 301 4.05 2.69 38 83.6
51 46 Chester 285 4.29 1.58 47 83.3
52 52 Manchester Metropolitan 331 3.95 2.83 36 82.9
53 43 Hull 296 4.02 2.58 42 82.8
54 53 Brighton 288 4.00 2.60 45 82.8
55 67 Bath Spa 306 3.97 2.69 40 82.6
56 57 Ulster 275 4.39 2.94 24 82.3
57 68 Roehampton 250 4.13 2.66 41 82.3
58 48 Lincoln 311 3.94 55 82.1
59 64 Greenwich 296 4.18 2.49 36 82.1
60 60 Bournemouth 276 4.06 2.56 82.0
61 71 East London 257 4.20 2.74 39 81.9
62 - Winchester 288 4.01 1.85 81.6
63 47 West of England, Bristol 326 4.03 46 81.5
64 81 De Montfort 285 3.89 2.55 40 81.2
65 86 Canterbury Christ Church 252 4.15 1.70 46 81.0
66 76 Central Lancashire 292 3.90 2.58 36 81.0
67 69 Teesside 261 4.01 2.99 34 80.8
68 88 Middlesex 239 4.05 2.58 40 80.8
69 84 Derby 262 3.84 2.63 41 80.7
70 65 Plymouth 266 3.86 2.77 37 80.6
71 82 St Mary's, Twickenham 247 4.00 56 80.5
72 78 Sunderland 294 4.03 2.12 39 80.4
73 40 Northumbria 342 3.94 38 80.2
74 61 Nottingham Trent 291 4.03 44 80.0
75 80 Bedfordshire 216 4.17 3.05 33 79.9
76 63 University Campus Suffolk 320 3.94 40 79.8
77 87 South Wales 321 4.04 37 79.7
78 92 Northampton 247 4.37 42 79.7
79 83 Staffordshire 260 3.94 1.86 41 79.5
80 - Liverpool Hope 271 3.90 2.13 37 79.4
81 94 London South Bank 208 4.07 2.67 34 79.4
82 59 Birmingham City 286 3.86 43 78.8
83 89 Southampton Solent 3.94 42 78.7
84 72 Westminster 257 4.25 37 78.6
85 85 Liverpool John Moores 321 3.88 33 78.3
86 79 Edge Hill 266 3.82 2.03 36 78.3
87 91 Gloucestershire 306 3.81 37 78.2
88 77 Anglia Ruskin 234 4.15 41 78.1
89 90 Buckinghamshire New 250 3.93 43 78.0
90 73 Sheffield Hallam 301 3.87 35 78.0
91 70 Worcester 264 3.92 40 77.9
92 56 Highlands & Islands 221 3.96 46 77.7
93 75 Kingston 273 3.84 39 77.6
94 66 Leeds Beckett 252 4.05 37 77.5
95 93 London Metropolitan 182 3.91 36 74.5

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.

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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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