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University League Table 2017

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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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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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2017 2016
2 2 Oxford 574 4.17 3.34 86.7 92.4
1 1 Cambridge 600 4.17 3.33 89.0 91.0
5 5 St Andrews 520 4.23 3.13 83.2 90.7
6 5 Durham 524 4.14 3.14 83.6 89.4
10 13 University College London 505 3.95 3.22 82.9 89.0
24 15 Bristol 476 3.96 3.18 79.5 87.9
3 3 London School of Economics 518 3.89 3.35 78.5 86.6
4 4 Imperial College London 567 4.15 3.36 90.8 86.5
29 32 Aston 353 4.17 3.05 78.8 86.2
15 18 Birmingham 423 4.08 3.07 86.5 86.1
13 10 Exeter 466 4.18 3.08 79.6 84.8
19 20 Edinburgh 485 3.93 3.18 78.6 84.5
12 11 Bath 478 4.18 3.17 85.1 84.5
39 47 Stirling 374 3.99 2.96 72.8 83.7
21 23 King's College London 462 3.91 3.23 85.7 83.4
14 16 East Anglia (UEA) 423 4.17 3.11 70.1 83.4
16 19 Leeds 430 4.16 3.13 78.5 83.3
8 7 Warwick 485 4.09 3.22 79.5 82.7
7 11 Loughborough 410 4.26 2.95 83.6 81.7
25 26 Newcastle 430 4.14 3.09 79.3 81.3
11 8 Surrey 431 4.31 2.98 78.7 80.7
27 29 Reading 371 4.09 3.03 70.2 80.6
51 50 Goldsmiths, University of London 353 3.98 2.90 55.5 80.6
19 17 York 430 4.14 3.17 75.7 80.5
21 25 Nottingham 424 4.06 3.09 81.2 80.5
17 14 Southampton 417 4.08 3.15 77.9 80.1
23 22 Kent 358 4.12 2.95 76.6 80.1
43 43 SOAS, University of London 397 3.98 2.82 68.1 79.9
28 27 Sheffield 415 4.14 3.17 75.5 79.5
29 30 Glasgow 467 4.12 3.10 79.5 79.3
18 21 Sussex 375 4.06 3.01 84.2 79.1
33 36 Queen's, Belfast 385 4.13 2.99 78.4 78.3
56 54 Bournemouth 321 3.90 2.72 65.8 77.9
42 40 Aberdeen 441 4.00 2.97 76.0 77.9
35 42 Dundee 426 4.19 3.03 79.9 77.8
48 38 Strathclyde 470 4.01 3.04 71.7 77.8
74 86 Winchester 293 4.17 2.32 60.5 77.3
32 24 Leicester 390 4.03 2.93 72.1 77.2
9 9 Lancaster 423 4.17 3.15 82.6 76.8
25 28 Manchester 433 4.05 3.16 78.4 76.2
45 45 Swansea 311 4.13 3.09 81.1 76.1
35 31 Cardiff 399 4.09 3.27 79.8 76.0
38 39 Liverpool 383 4.01 3.06 75.8 75.8
37 34 Royal Holloway, University of London 402 4.15 3.09 62.4 75.6
34 37 Heriot-Watt 406 4.12 3.06 77.9 75.5
53 63 Bradford 321 4.08 2.95 75.0 75.4
65 54 Oxford Brookes 335 4.15 2.66 68.6 74.9
58 70 Falmouth 310 4.14 2.04 73.5 74.8
102 101 Leeds Trinity 284 4.11 2.01 65.8 74.7
44 43 St George's, University of London 429 4.00 2.99 93.4 74.4
31 33 Queen Mary, University of London 404 4.12 3.18 73.0 74.3
40 34 Essex 297 4.22 3.05 63.7 74.3
92 92 Edinburgh Napier 337 4.05 2.52 68.6 73.9
67 62 West of England, Bristol 323 4.03 2.70 70.4 73.3
93 78 Queen Margaret 350 4.02 2.65 58.2 73.2
74 68 Liverpool John Moores 342 4.12 2.79 63.0 73.0
82 83 Glasgow Caledonian 385 3.98 2.67 70.1 73.0
76 70 Bath Spa 321 4.20 2.52 54.5 72.8
52 49 Brunel University London 349 4.06 2.67 63.0 72.2
40 41 City 371 4.20 2.95 78.0 71.8
63 53 Nottingham Trent 305 4.15 2.59 66.3 71.4
95 96 Salford 316 4.05 2.54 59.2 71.3
61 59 Portsmouth 321 4.14 2.75 66.8 71.2
86 95 Abertay 338 4.04 2.16 65.6 70.9
64 63 Robert Gordon 385 4.09 2.35 82.8 70.5
68 63 Hull 335 4.05 2.70 66.5 70.4
57 73 Manchester Metropolitan 349 4.10 2.74 63.2 70.4
69 66 Roehampton 275 4.02 2.83 60.0 70.3
54 54 De Montfort 292 4.14 2.67 76.8 70.1
50 48 Coventry 316 4.28 2.67 73.8 70.1
84 90 Plymouth 314 4.08 2.74 60.1 69.9
71 82 Edge Hill 327 4.16 2.22 63.1 69.8
59 60 Northumbria 361 4.11 2.71 66.0 69.7
89 80 Gloucestershire 319 4.06 2.38 55.2 69.0
80 77 Chichester 298 4.17 2.50 56.9 69.0
101 100 Westminster 315 3.96 2.74 54.9 68.6
66 - Norwich University of the Arts 343 4.15 2.69 63.1 67.9
119 117 Bishop Grosseteste 284 4.07 1.96 67.8 67.9
115 122 Southampton Solent 275 4.02 1.63 54.1 67.7
49 51 Lincoln 339 4.09 2.54 70.5 67.7
72 79 Cardiff Metropolitan 315 4.03 3.00 59.0 67.5
109 103 Staffordshire 242 4.11 2.20 57.7 67.3
46 46 Keele 350 4.28 2.88 75.6 67.2
87 86 Aberystwyth 289 4.01 2.84 62.3 66.9
90 76 Brighton 301 4.00 2.84 66.6 66.9
112 106 Canterbury Christ Church 270 4.02 2.38 57.6 66.8
87 83 Northampton 280 4.14 2.09 59.4 66.3
83 97 Liverpool Hope 307 4.28 2.21 53.4 66.2
91 94 Derby 302 4.16 2.07 59.1 66.1
72 72 Sheffield Hallam 304 4.03 2.76 64.7 66.0
70 66 Ulster 307 4.18 2.91 62.3 65.9
97 105 Worcester 300 4.09 2.08 63.1 65.8
110 118 West of Scotland 316 4.08 2.36 65.1 65.5
114 114 Leeds Beckett 288 3.98 2.16 58.3 65.3
95 88 Birmingham City 316 3.96 2.64 64.3 65.2
81 74 Huddersfield 331 4.13 2.65 73.6 65.1
98 107 Greenwich 337 4.08 2.33 58.1 65.0
79 75 Hertfordshire 302 4.01 2.61 74.7 65.0
99 102 South Wales 321 3.97 2.51 58.4 64.9
110 115 Anglia Ruskin 254 4.14 2.37 64.7 64.8
108 104 Kingston 288 3.97 2.70 60.6 64.3
62 58 Bangor 342 4.26 2.99 67.2 64.2
94 93 Chester 303 4.12 2.08 63.1 63.8
59 52 University for the Creative Arts 316 4.08 2.72 51.7 63.4
46 60 Harper Adams 338 4.11 2.66 73.7 63.2
85 80 University of the Arts, London 314 3.92 3.12 59.0 62.7
78 89 Middlesex 297 4.02 2.58 64.7 62.2
76 57 Arts University Bournemouth 322 4.07 2.30 61.4 62.2
102 85 Royal Agricultural University 301 4.01 1.40 69.7 62.2
99 91 Central Lancashire 317 4.06 2.51 62.3 62.0
121 111 Cumbria 286 3.93 2.13 64.5 61.6
105 108 West London 301 3.99 1.92 60.0 61.3
124 112 St Mark and St John 288 3.92 60.5 60.6
115 119 London South Bank 254 3.99 2.52 67.4 60.4
118 109 St Mary's, Twickenham 291 4.13 1.98 66.6 59.4
106 99 York St John 300 4.11 2.04 64.8 59.2
126 124 East London 277 3.93 2.71 45.2 59.1
117 120 Newman 298 4.15 2.13 52.6 59.1
107 98 Teesside 305 4.13 2.58 59.2 57.5
125 123 Glyndwr 236 4.10 2.15 66.1 55.6
113 113 Buckinghamshire New 256 4.07 2.19 57.1 55.3
122 121 Bolton 283 4.10 2.04 59.9 55.0
55 69 Buckingham 311 4.36 83.3 54.7
102 116 Sunderland 289 4.10 2.12 62.2 54.6
127 126 London Metropolitan 247 4.00 2.44 47.0 52.6
123 125 Trinity Saint David 284 3.99 2.39 50.2 51.2
120 110 Bedfordshire 234 4.08 2.52 57.9 50.4

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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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