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University League Table 2016

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    2016
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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: 100.0

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Facilities Spend
Facilities Spend
A guide to how much the University spends on supporting facilities such as the careers service, health and counselling services and sport facilities.

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2016 2015
113 115 Buckinghamshire New 256 3.88 2.19 52.8 1,434
83 73 Northampton 281 4.18 2.09 59.3 1,066
5 5 Durham 521 4.16 3.14 79.5 1,030
34 39 Essex 309 4.20 3.05 64.2 996
13 13 Loughborough 397 4.19 2.95 79.9 949
85 83 Royal Agricultural University 306 3.81 1.40 71.6 947
97 - Liverpool Hope 302 4.01 2.21 52.0 909
112 109 St Mark and St John 313 4.11 63.5 900
74 60 Hertfordshire 316 3.92 2.61 67.9 890
16 15 East Anglia 406 4.19 3.11 70.1 815
124 122 East London 273 4.06 2.71 49.9 780
1 1 Cambridge 601 4.18 3.33 88.3 780
9 11 Lancaster 434 4.10 3.15 78.1 778
21 38 Sussex 385 4.05 3.01 74.9 765
24 19 Leicester 386 4.08 2.93 73.6 748
69 61 Buckingham 299 4.26 75.3 743
108 110 West London 257 4.00 1.92 67.1 721
62 53 West of England, Bristol 324 3.97 2.70 68.2 702
37 33 Heriot-Watt 411 4.15 3.06 73.2 686
36 31 Queen's, Belfast 380 4.10 2.99 74.9 678
11 10 Exeter 463 4.22 3.08 79.4 670
33 36 Queen Mary, University of London 408 4.04 3.18 69.4 667
4 6 Imperial College London 566 4.10 3.36 89.9 658
53 52 Nottingham Trent 309 4.09 2.59 63.3 658
17 14 York 436 4.06 3.17 73.6 655
52 62 University for the Creative Arts 325 3.95 2.72 49.3 643
8 12 Surrey 424 4.24 2.98 81.2 641
40 44 Aberdeen 445 3.95 2.97 74.2 638
79 98 Cardiff Metropolitan 314 4.03 3.00 58.2 624
95 91 Abertay 334 3.95 2.16 60.5 620
7 7 Warwick 480 4.12 3.22 77.6 619
47 45 Stirling 371 3.98 2.96 70.1 590
122 114 Southampton Solent 272 3.91 1.63 50.0 556
23 28 King's College London 453 3.95 3.23 79.6 554
62 77 Bradford 312 3.97 2.95 72.1 549
88 82 Birmingham City 298 4.04 2.64 62.4 544
20 21 Edinburgh 482 3.86 3.18 77.9 532
89 94 Middlesex 271 4.07 2.58 56.4 527
60 84 Harper Adams 331 4.11 2.66 67.0 525
18 17 Birmingham 425 4.08 3.07 84.0 522
27 28 Manchester 433 4.02 3.16 75.5 517
3 3 London School of Economics 532 3.95 3.35 83.0 514
125 - Trinity Saint David 263 4.06 2.39 50.2 514
30 30 Glasgow 465 4.11 3.10 79.9 511
25 23 Nottingham 426 4.05 3.09 79.2 509
56 48 Oxford Brookes 345 4.10 2.66 66.7 509
66 93 Roehampton 284 4.10 2.83 56.3 501
32 27 Aston 368 4.12 3.05 76.6 497
110 117 Bedfordshire 227 4.04 2.52 59.3 497
14 16 Southampton 408 4.05 3.15 77.7 496
54 71 De Montfort 305 4.08 2.67 68.7 491
67 84 Ulster 308 4.09 2.91 56.5 491
107 99 Greenwich 309 4.08 2.33 48.6 488
91 90 Central Lancashire 311 4.04 2.51 58.6 486
87 87 Aberystwyth 310 3.92 2.84 52.6 485
34 33 Royal Holloway, University of London 398 4.12 3.09 62.2 484
39 31 Liverpool 403 3.97 3.06 72.8 480
41 40 City 377 3.99 2.95 73.7 478
51 55 Lincoln 334 4.09 2.54 67.4 475
64 66 Hull 326 4.11 2.70 63.1 471
27 26 Sheffield 427 4.07 3.17 76.9 471
116 108 Sunderland 293 4.02 2.12 50.5 461
96 84 Salford 328 3.93 2.54 56.0 460
22 22 Kent 359 4.13 2.95 75.2 458
49 47 Brunel University London 351 4.14 2.67 59.5 458
5 4 St Andrews 516 4.25 3.13 78.5 456
54 65 Bournemouth 327 3.89 2.72 62.9 455
48 51 Coventry 309 4.27 2.67 70.8 454
104 107 Kingston 297 3.90 2.70 53.8 448
19 23 Leeds 430 4.09 3.13 74.5 447
102 100 South Wales 319 3.96 2.51 54.6 446
2 2 Oxford 571 4.17 3.34 81.9 446
46 43 Keele 358 4.22 2.88 71.9 443
114 102 Leeds Beckett 284 3.93 2.16 55.2 438
82 89 Edge Hill 317 4.16 2.22 58.2 436
26 20 Newcastle 425 4.13 3.09 78.7 434
15 18 Bristol 486 3.99 3.18 80.2 433
93 78 Chester 299 4.13 2.08 65.3 427
98 96 Teesside 303 4.09 2.58 57.0 427
31 23 Cardiff 425 4.05 3.27 81.5 425
12 8 Bath 476 4.24 3.17 85.1 421
45 42 Swansea 325 4.01 3.09 78.7 408
72 66 Sheffield Hallam 317 4.02 2.76 59.2 404
60 58 Northumbria 360 4.01 2.71 61.7 404
80 91 Gloucestershire 312 4.06 2.38 57.9 403
29 37 Reading 371 4.10 3.03 71.5 397
115 116 Anglia Ruskin 249 4.10 2.37 58.3 390
70 55 Falmouth 307 4.07 2.04 69.8 389
101 113 Leeds Trinity 281 4.15 2.01 65.1 381
105 104 Worcester 296 3.98 2.08 60.4 377
58 64 Bangor 323 4.19 2.99 66.1 377
76 73 Brighton 315 4.00 2.84 64.4 373
73 73 Manchester Metropolitan 345 3.99 2.74 60.0 365
77 76 Chichester 306 4.14 2.50 56.8 364
99 95 York St John 291 4.03 2.04 64.4 360
74 70 Huddersfield 324 4.12 2.65 69.2 360
90 79 Plymouth 308 4.03 2.74 57.4 358
94 87 Derby 288 4.12 2.07 54.0 357
119 120 London South Bank 244 3.94 2.52 48.6 356
103 105 Staffordshire 268 4.04 2.20 54.7 352
78 80 Queen Margaret 340 4.03 2.65 62.4 334
106 103 Canterbury Christ Church 270 4.03 2.38 59.8 331
42 49 Dundee 398 4.13 3.03 70.3 331
111 112 Cumbria 292 4.11 2.13 61.2 328
83 72 Glasgow Caledonian 370 3.93 2.67 67.9 326
126 123 London Metropolitan 220 3.86 2.44 44.6 324
120 106 Newman 291 4.07 2.13 56.2 322
120 121 Bolton 282 4.03 2.04 57.0 322
118 119 West of Scotland 297 3.96 2.36 57.9 318
123 110 Glyndwr 243 4.07 2.15 63.3 314
38 41 Strathclyde 473 4.02 3.04 77.6 312
109 - St Mary's, Twickenham 287 4.07 1.98 62.9 304
86 59 Winchester 305 4.09 2.32 51.1 293
50 50 Goldsmiths, University of London 352 3.98 2.90 55.4 281
80 66 University of the Arts London 311 3.85 3.12 54.5 279
117 118 Bishop Grosseteste 282 4.12 1.96 66.8 278
59 63 Portsmouth 306 4.08 2.75 66.2 276
64 54 Robert Gordon 382 4.05 2.35 80.2 273
92 101 Edinburgh Napier 333 4.02 2.52 61.0 272
100 96 Westminster 309 3.96 2.74 50.1 268
67 81 Liverpool John Moores 342 4.07 2.79 61.1 262
43 35 SOAS, University of London 407 3.97 2.82 62.6 250
70 69 Bath Spa 315 4.11 2.52 55.4 228
10 9 University College London 500 3.96 3.22 81.3 195
56 57 Arts University Bournemouth 318 4.08 2.30 65.9 166
44 46 St George's, University of London 419 3.91 2.99 89.4 76

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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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