University Subject Tables 2012

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Law

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.

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Research Assessment
Research Assessment
The average quality of the research undertaken in the University.

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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.

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2012 2011
2 2 Cambridge 547 2.80 87 98.7
1 4 London School of Economics 536 3.10 87 100.0
3 1 Oxford 528 4.22 3.00 91 97.0
4 3 University College London 522 4.07 3.05 88 95.8
5 6 Durham 512 4.12 2.90 84 94.3
11 13 King's College London 505 3.86 2.55 81 91.1
12 8 Bristol 494 3.80 2.60 81 90.8
10 8 Glasgow 489 3.80 2.60 84 91.2
6 5 Nottingham 488 4.22 2.90 84 94.1
19 19 Warwick 484 3.95 2.40 77 89.4
13 24 SOAS 465 4.04 2.35 85 90.7
21 17 Southampton 457 4.01 2.50 76 89.2
9 10 Edinburgh 451 3.84 2.75 86 91.4
23 20 Manchester 447 3.67 2.50 82 88.8
18 15 Birmingham 446 3.86 2.65 79 89.5
7 7 Queen Mary 442 4.37 2.70 82 92.3
25 22 Exeter 441 3.94 2.30 79 88.3
17 22 Leicester 440 4.22 2.20 83 89.8
26 28 Sheffield 438 3.78 2.50 78 88.2
15 14 Newcastle 436 4.38 2.25 81 90.1
14 12 Strathclyde 436 3.66 2.65 88 90.3
24 24 Leeds 432 4.05 2.55 73 88.3
8 26 Reading 419 4.13 2.70 87 91.7
35 32 Liverpool 415 3.44 2.45 72 84.8
29 34 Cardiff 415 3.93 2.80 67 87.2
16 18 Lancaster 411 4.00 2.40 88 89.9
30 33 East Anglia 407 3.93 2.25 78 86.9
31 27 Queen's, Belfast 397 3.76 2.80 71 86.8
27 15 Dundee 397 4.18 2.55 71 87.5
38 40 City 393 3.44 2.10 78 84.0
34 35 Surrey 384 3.60 2.10 82 85.2
22 21 Sussex 380 4.13 2.60 80 88.9
20 11 Aberdeen 369 4.05 2.20 93 89.2
32 29 Brunel 366 3.86 2.45 77 86.2
33 29 Hull 355 3.90 2.35 79 86.0
67 61 Glasgow Caledonian 354 3.99 1.50 55 78.0
28 29 Kent 350 3.96 2.85 74 87.2
50 62 Edinburgh Napier 347 4.08 1.10 79 81.4
52 46 Northumbria 347 3.89 76 81.1
39 49 Stirling 336 4.16 2.15 70 83.9
46 54 Salford 336 4.15 1.75 82.5
36 36 Oxford Brookes 329 4.03 2.40 70 84.3
41 41 Swansea 329 3.97 2.45 66 83.4
63 66 Bournemouth 324 3.63 1.25 75 78.8
48 43 Manchester Metropolitan 324 3.63 2.15 73 82.1
43 39 Essex 321 3.81 2.45 69 83.2
65 74 Coventry 321 4.01 1.15 67 78.2
37 37 Keele 320 3.89 2.45 72 84.0
51 59 Huddersfield 319 3.73 83 81.1
54 47 Portsmouth 318 3.85 2.10 63 80.6
44 43 Nottingham Trent 318 1.70 80 82.7
49 50 Westminster 316 3.64 2.20 70 81.5
53 51 West of England, Bristol 309 4.01 1.80 68 80.8
55 57 Chester 306 3.93 77 80.3
62 55 Ulster 304 3.95 2.65 44 79.0
42 42 Aberystwyth 302 3.97 2.05 77 83.3
45 38 Robert Gordon 301 3.96 1.50 85 82.6
71 73 Sheffield Hallam 299 3.80 1.40 65 77.4
57 72 Birmingham City 291 3.61 83 79.9
47 57 Glamorgan 289 4.28 1.60 77 82.3
61 60 Lincoln 289 4.02 1.60 66 79.1
56 70 Abertay Dundee 287 2.00 68 80.1
82 81 Plymouth 286 3.92 55 75.4
83 79 Bangor 284 3.87 55 75.1
66 63 Teesside 282 4.13 65 78.1
72 71 Kingston 280 3.70 1.50 67 77.4
40 45 Buckingham 279 4.34 89 83.7
84 80 Liverpool John Moores 275 3.86 56 75.0
79 82 Brighton 270 3.80 62 75.8
74 65 Gloucestershire 268 3.78 68 76.9
78 76 Leeds Metropolitan 267 3.61 66 75.8
76 77 Anglia Ruskin 266 3.82 64 76.2
75 74 Derby 260 4.13 59 76.3
80 66 Sunderland 253 4.25 1.30 56 75.8
58 51 De Montfort 251 4.05 1.85 69 79.8
88 92 Bradford 249 3.86 53 73.7
70 53 Greenwich 248 4.47 1.40 60 77.7
92 91 Canterbury Christ Church 246 3.97 37 70.8
59 56 Hertfordshire 243 4.10 2.15 61 79.4
60 48 Central Lancashire 243 3.92 1.60 75 79.3
93 83 Southampton Solent 242 3.80 0.85 51 70.8
85 87 London Metropolitan 242 3.64 1.55 57 74.3
86 83 Edge Hill 241 4.10 51 74.0
94 - West of Scotland 236 1.05 40 65.5
68 66 Staffordshire 235 3.90 75 77.9
91 89 West London 234 3.97 48 72.7
69 77 Middlesex 232 3.76 1.65 71 77.8
89 90 Northampton 229 4.06 49 73.2
81 85 Bolton 220 3.81 67 75.6
73 69 Buckinghamshire New 217 3.90 73 77.0
77 - St Mary's 203 4.20 75.9
90 88 Bedfordshire 196 3.79 57 72.8
87 86 London South Bank 195 3.71 63 73.7
64 64 East London 191 3.89 2.20 65 78.2

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.

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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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