University League Table 2015

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    2015
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    University of Cambridge
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    Imperial College London
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    University of Kent
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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 Assessment
Research Assessment
The average 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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Good Honours
Good Honours
The percentage of graduates achieving a first or upper second class honours degree – the class of degree achieved can impact a graduate’s employment prospects.

Maximum score: 100.0

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2015 2014
2 2 Oxford 580 4.19 2.96 78.4 91.5
1 1 Cambridge 614 4.24 2.98 84.7 88.6
4 6 St Andrews 521 4.26 2.72 80.1 88.3
9 7 University College London 520 3.94 2.84 80.7 86.7
6 4 Imperial College London 570 4.08 2.94 88.7 85.9
5 5 Durham 523 4.14 2.72 82.4 84.8
10 10 Exeter 458 4.22 2.62 76.9 84.6
35 33 SOAS 415 4.00 2.60 66.4 84.0
21 18 Edinburgh 487 3.83 2.75 74.9 83.7
18 15 Bristol 481 4.00 2.72 78.8 83.1
17 17 Birmingham 438 4.05 2.64 80.3 81.1
28 19 King's College London 466 3.91 2.69 81.8 81.1
7 8 Warwick 509 4.04 2.80 77.7 81.0
23 32 Leeds 431 4.05 2.72 69.1 81.0
8 9 Bath 488 4.24 2.71 83.3 80.2
14 12 York 443 4.14 2.78 73.7 80.0
3 3 London School of Economics 537 4.04 2.96 76.4 79.3
12 13 Surrey 416 4.19 2.58 74.9 79.0
19 16 Leicester 400 4.12 2.45 71.6 79.0
26 26 Sheffield 437 4.10 2.72 71.4 78.5
16 20 Southampton 428 4.04 2.72 75.1 78.4
13 14 Loughborough 406 4.10 2.62 75.3 78.0
23 24 Nottingham 439 4.02 2.67 76.8 78.0
23 35 Cardiff 420 4.02 2.69 77.4 78.0
11 11 Lancaster 445 4.11 2.71 72.7 77.6
20 22 Newcastle 437 4.11 2.63 79.0 76.9
31 38 Liverpool 412 4.02 2.54 71.2 76.8
50 50 Goldsmiths, University of London 340 4.09 2.58 52.4 76.7
38 31 Sussex 406 4.03 2.61 54.2 76.3
27 27 Aston 378 4.14 2.43 73.0 75.2
22 28 Kent 369 4.08 2.60 70.6 74.7
30 23 Glasgow 485 4.09 2.59 74.4 74.5
41 41 Strathclyde 468 3.96 2.45 73.6 74.4
15 20 East Anglia 426 4.21 2.58 68.3 74.3
33 30 Royal Holloway 402 4.10 2.67 63.6 74.0
28 25 Manchester 439 3.99 2.82 71.8 73.8
80 90 Queen Margaret 339 3.97 1.37 69.6 73.1
31 29 Queen's, Belfast 390 4.15 2.56 74.6 72.6
37 37 Reading 375 4.09 2.53 68.6 72.5
49 47 Dundee 402 4.01 2.54 71.8 71.7
63 68 Portsmouth 311 4.05 2.24 63.2 71.2
44 43 Aberdeen 441 4.01 2.57 75.1 71.0
69 79 Bath Spa 329 4.05 1.89 56.8 71.0
42 48 Swansea 338 4.00 2.43 77.3 70.7
81 82 Liverpool John Moores 327 4.04 2.15 54.2 70.6
33 40 Heriot-Watt 422 4.17 2.48 77.7 70.5
55 60 Falmouth 310 3.94 2.20 60.1 70.4
36 35 Queen Mary 422 4.07 2.73 68.7 70.3
53 56 West of England, Bristol 337 4.02 2.20 67.5 70.0
59 69 Winchester 318 4.14 2.16 52.0 70.0
91 94 Gloucestershire 288 3.97 1.72 60.1 69.9
48 45 Oxford Brookes 361 4.07 2.20 63.4 69.6
40 42 City 390 4.05 2.48 70.6 69.6
72 80 Glasgow Caledonian 366 3.93 2.01 65.0 68.5
43 45 Keele 380 4.18 2.41 67.6 67.5
101 98 Edinburgh Napier 339 3.97 1.83 62.3 67.3
73 73 Brighton 310 4.05 2.37 58.4 67.3
112 112 Cumbria 285 4.04 1.23 58.8 66.9
60 53 Hertfordshire 340 3.89 2.40 62.2 66.8
103 99 Canterbury Christ Church 270 4.01 1.79 57.6 66.7
66 53 Hull 327 4.09 2.37 54.4 66.7
52 61 Nottingham Trent 316 4.03 2.16 61.1 66.6
71 81 De Montfort 310 4.02 2.32 52.4 66.5
51 58 Coventry 309 4.20 1.85 70.5 66.1
77 82 Bradford 317 4.00 2.34 69.5 65.8
73 88 Manchester Metropolitan 340 3.98 2.16 57.6 65.8
66 76 Sheffield Hallam 318 3.95 2.05 57.3 65.5
84 74 Ulster 310 4.08 2.48 49.3 65.3
39 39 Essex 339 4.19 2.77 51.4 64.7
65 59 Bournemouth 331 3.91 2.18 63.4 64.5
66 67 University of the Arts, London 330 3.90 2.49 53.3 64.3
91 111 Abertay 325 3.92 1.83 65.8 64.3
84 78 Salford 328 3.91 2.36 59.1 64.3
96 87 Westminster 314 3.89 2.23 52.8 64.1
58 64 Northumbria 362 4.02 2.15 61.4 63.8
76 76 Chichester 303 4.10 1.96 58.8 63.7
95 99 York St John 302 4.14 1.40 61.1 63.5
47 44 Brunel 351 4.08 2.32 60.0 63.4
82 66 Birmingham City 314 3.99 2.31 61.8 63.3
99 95 Greenwich 304 4.06 1.90 52.5 63.3
54 53 Robert Gordon 379 4.03 2.06 81.4 63.2
87 70 Aberystwyth 324 3.90 2.48 53.5 63.2
79 71 Plymouth 313 4.03 2.18 57.0 63.0
45 49 Stirling 379 4.02 2.41 63.0 62.8
57 75 Arts University Bournemouth 325 4.13 1.20 68.4 62.6
46 34 St George's, University of London 417 3.78 2.28 87.3 62.2
93 84 Roehampton 283 4.01 2.20 52.3 62.1
78 71 Chester 301 4.11 1.74 68.6 61.8
64 64 Bangor 305 4.07 2.43 61.9 61.2
102 101 Leeds Metropolitan 277 3.93 2.05 59.9 61.2
114 113 Southampton Solent 293 3.86 1.49 48.1 61.1
73 62 Northampton 280 4.14 1.69 57.2 61.1
87 103 Derby 299 4.13 1.96 55.1 60.2
70 63 Huddersfield 326 4.12 2.10 67.4 60.0
100 - South Wales 319 3.96 2.09 55.5 59.9
120 119 London South Bank 231 3.91 2.24 55.0 59.7
89 85 Edge Hill 306 4.15 1.50 59.6 59.3
94 93 Middlesex 284 4.01 2.18 52.3 59.3
107 101 Kingston 295 3.89 2.04 56.4 59.0
96 97 Teesside 316 4.10 1.99 53.6 58.6
104 109 Worcester 297 4.00 1.54 62.9 58.5
119 120 West of Scotland 293 3.95 1.84 56.2 58.5
105 113 Staffordshire 268 4.02 1.62 53.6 58.5
55 52 Lincoln 336 4.05 1.90 68.1 57.9
90 92 Central Lancashire 332 4.01 1.96 53.6 57.5
118 116 Bishop Grosseteste 272 4.14 1.19 66.4 57.0
62 86 University for the Creative Arts 320 3.84 1.90 51.0 56.1
113 108 Leeds Trinity 277 4.06 1.86 57.9 56.0
108 110 Sunderland 298 4.02 1.86 49.2 54.3
122 124 East London 269 3.96 2.24 42.7 54.2
110 115 Glyndwr 271 4.11 1.69 60.6 53.5
115 104 Buckinghamshire New 247 3.87 1.67 42.9 53.3
98 96 Cardiff Metropolitan 301 4.03 1.88 50.4 52.9
84 89 Harper Adams 342 4.09 1.95 67.3 52.8
106 106 Newman 300 4.15 1.52 59.6 52.7
110 118 West London 250 3.96 1.67 62.1 52.0
116 105 Anglia Ruskin 248 3.95 2.07 60.7 51.6
123 121 London Metropolitan 232 3.83 1.84 44.6 51.3
109 116 St Mark and St John 271 4.14 1.08 63.5 51.1
121 121 Bolton 266 3.98 1.75 52.9 50.6
83 51 Royal Agricultural University 305 3.91 1.50 57.4 50.5
117 107 Bedfordshire 225 3.92 2.09 53.1 47.5
61 57 Buckingham 325 4.34 83.1 43.5

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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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