University Subject Tables 2016

  • Subject

    Politics
  • Year

    2016
  • Region

    All
  • Group

    Unaffiliated
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Politics – 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 2 Oxford 591 4.15 3.31 80 100.0
2 1 Cambridge 550 4.14 3.00 80 97.1
3 5 University College London 511 4.14 3.28 78 97.0
4 3 London School of Economics 527 3.90 3.45 80 96.6
5 4 St Andrews 535 4.29 2.95 76 96.5
6 7 Warwick 487 4.22 3.19 78 96.1
7 6 Durham 503 4.15 2.87 84 95.7
8 9 Exeter 460 4.28 3.13 82 95.1
9 8 Bath 454 4.11 2.81 84 93.7
10 11 York 433 4.06 3.16 80 93.1
11 25 Lancaster 426 4.18 3.15 74 93.1
12 10 Sheffield 434 4.03 3.40 74 92.7
13 12 Bristol 455 4.03 2.69 78 92.5
14 13 Birmingham 390 3.99 2.78 84 91.3
15 16 Nottingham 418 4.03 2.79 76 91.0
16 22 Edinburgh 480 3.66 3.07 68 90.2
17 14 Cardiff 399 3.88 3.02 78 90.1
18 17 SOAS, University of London 445 4.04 2.86 68 90.0
19 28 Kent 341 4.31 2.75 76 89.7
20 19 Glasgow 440 4.10 2.84 62 89.3
21 30 Royal Holloway, University of London 374 4.17 2.81 70 89.2
22 42 Southampton 374 3.94 2.99 74 89.2
23 18 Essex 332 4.16 3.54 64 89.1
24 47 Aston 328 4.28 3.08 70 89.0
25 15 Newcastle 404 4.16 2.62 70 89.0
26 41 Reading 359 4.23 2.91 68 88.9
27 20 Queen Mary, University of London 397 4.16 2.85 66 88.9
28 35 City 360 4.30 2.65 70 88.7
29 46 Strathclyde 458 4.12 3.04 52 88.6
30 21 King's College London 469 3.76 2.99 64 88.5
31 27 Loughborough 355 4.16 2.51 74 88.4
32 23 Manchester 422 3.92 2.92 66 88.3
33 34 Leeds 398 3.94 2.86 70 88.0
34 24 East Anglia 390 4.07 2.85 62 87.2
35 29 Aberdeen 435 3.78 2.44 66 86.7
36 36 Sussex 383 4.09 3.03 56 86.5
37 39 Leicester 346 4.15 2.55 66 86.2
38 32 Brunel University London 314 4.40 2.79 58 85.9
39 37 Keele 338 4.33 2.75 58 85.3
40 26 Surrey 402 4.32 2.08 58 85.3
41 79 Middlesex 4.12 2.58 84.7
42 43 Queen's, Belfast 369 4.02 2.80 52 84.6
43 55 Stirling 386 3.96 3.01 50 84.5
44 72 Bournemouth 329 4.05 3.10 84.3
45 85 London South Bank 3.90 2.67 84.3
46 40 Swansea 277 3.89 2.87 74 84.3
47 48 Hull 336 4.21 2.21 62 84.1
48 45 Liverpool 393 3.94 2.42 62 83.9
49 50 Oxford Brookes 312 4.14 2.37 64 83.8
50 53 Huddersfield 324 4.42 74 83.3
51 44 Dundee 408 4.26 2.15 46 83.2
52 31 Aberystwyth 318 3.97 3.18 52 83.2
53 62 Coventry 283 4.51 2.01 66 83.1
54 58 West of England, Bristol 311 4.32 2.07 56 82.3
55 51 Portsmouth 284 4.23 2.89 48 81.9
56 63 Manchester Metropolitan 328 4.15 2.82 46 81.3
57 49 Bradford 269 3.70 2.71 70 81.1
58 54 Goldsmiths, University of London 314 3.98 2.50 50 81.0
59 68 De Montfort 289 4.28 2.74 48 80.2
60 38 Plymouth 281 3.88 2.75 50 79.8
61 57 Lincoln 294 4.05 2.17 56 79.7
62 - Liverpool Hope 277 4.23 1.76 79.5
63 60 Westminster 266 4.11 2.68 50 79.5
64 81 East London 173 4.19 2.74 62 79.3
65 61 Sunderland 4.12 2.12 78.9
66 84 West of Scotland 4.20 2.23 40 77.9
67 66 Nottingham Trent 270 4.34 58 77.7
68 83 Central Lancashire 4.06 2.33 40 77.4
69 - Edge Hill 3.91 2.03 77.4
70 56 Northumbria 340 3.91 56 77.3
71 64 Ulster 272 4.06 2.58 36 77.2
72 69 Greenwich 295 4.26 2.23 38 77.1
73 71 Brighton 294 3.82 2.95 36 76.1
74 76 Winchester 279 4.33 48 75.9
75 67 London Metropolitan 240 4.15 1.85 52 75.3
76 74 Canterbury Christ Church 229 4.04 1.70 50 74.9
77 77 Chester 229 4.35 74.9
78 75 Leeds Beckett 235 4.21 52 74.7
79 65 Buckingham 250 4.16 74.4
80 82 Northampton 258 4.11 74.4
81 73 Salford 292 3.63 2.04 42 73.5
82 70 Kingston 255 3.85 46 72.2
83 78 Sheffield Hallam 274 3.94 40 72.0

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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