University League Table 2016

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    2016
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    University of Cambridge
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    City University London
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    Edge Hill University
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    The University of Edinburgh
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    Falmouth University
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    Imperial College London
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    University of Kent
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    King's College London
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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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2016 2015
2 2 Oxford 571 4.17 3.34 81.9 92.1
5 4 St Andrews 516 4.25 3.13 78.5 89.6
1 1 Cambridge 601 4.18 3.33 88.3 89.3
13 9 University College London 500 3.96 3.22 81.3 87.9
5 5 Durham 521 4.16 3.14 79.5 87.4
4 6 Imperial College London 566 4.10 3.36 89.9 87.3
15 18 Bristol 486 3.99 3.18 80.2 86.3
18 17 Birmingham 425 4.08 3.07 84.0 84.4
11 8 Bath 476 4.24 3.17 85.1 84.1
10 10 Exeter 463 4.22 3.08 79.4 84.1
23 28 King's College London 453 3.95 3.23 79.6 83.2
20 21 Edinburgh 482 3.86 3.18 77.9 83.0
43 35 SOAS, University of London 407 3.97 2.82 62.6 82.9
7 7 Warwick 480 4.12 3.22 77.6 82.3
19 23 Leeds 430 4.09 3.13 74.5 82.2
3 3 London School of Economics 532 3.95 3.35 83.0 82.1
17 14 York 436 4.06 3.17 73.6 81.6
50 50 Goldsmiths, University of London 352 3.98 2.90 55.4 81.4
27 26 Sheffield 427 4.07 3.17 76.9 80.4
14 16 Southampton 408 4.05 3.15 77.7 80.4
22 22 Kent 359 4.13 2.95 75.2 80.0
11 13 Loughborough 397 4.19 2.95 79.9 79.8
25 23 Nottingham 426 4.05 3.09 79.2 79.3
26 20 Newcastle 425 4.13 3.09 78.7 79.2
8 12 Surrey 424 4.24 2.98 81.2 78.9
16 15 East Anglia 406 4.19 3.11 70.1 78.8
21 38 Sussex 385 4.05 3.01 74.9 78.6
24 19 Leicester 386 4.08 2.93 73.6 78.3
38 41 Strathclyde 473 4.02 3.04 77.6 77.9
31 23 Cardiff 425 4.05 3.27 81.5 77.8
30 30 Glasgow 465 4.11 3.10 79.9 77.8
40 44 Aberdeen 445 3.95 2.97 74.2 77.1
9 11 Lancaster 434 4.10 3.15 78.1 76.9
29 37 Reading 371 4.10 3.03 71.5 76.2
42 49 Dundee 398 4.13 3.03 70.3 76.1
34 33 Royal Holloway, University of London 398 4.12 3.09 62.2 75.9
36 31 Queen's, Belfast 380 4.10 2.99 74.9 75.8
28 28 Manchester 433 4.02 3.16 75.5 75.7
86 59 Winchester 305 4.09 2.32 51.1 75.5
54 65 Bournemouth 327 3.89 2.72 62.9 75.5
39 31 Liverpool 403 3.97 3.06 72.8 75.4
33 36 Queen Mary, University of London 408 4.04 3.18 69.4 75.3
32 27 Aston 368 4.12 3.05 76.6 75.1
68 81 Liverpool John Moores 342 4.07 2.79 61.1 74.9
70 69 Bath Spa 315 4.11 2.52 55.4 74.5
45 42 Swansea 325 4.01 3.09 78.7 74.4
78 80 Queen Margaret 340 4.03 2.65 62.4 74.2
63 77 Bradford 312 3.97 2.95 72.1 74.0
41 40 City 377 3.99 2.95 73.7 73.8
59 63 Portsmouth 306 4.08 2.75 66.2 72.7
80 91 Gloucestershire 312 4.06 2.38 57.9 72.4
37 33 Heriot-Watt 411 4.15 3.06 73.2 72.0
70 55 Falmouth 307 4.07 2.04 69.8 72.0
92 101 Edinburgh Napier 333 4.02 2.52 61.0 71.4
62 53 West of England, Bristol 324 3.97 2.70 68.2 71.4
63 66 Hull 326 4.11 2.70 63.1 71.2
54 48 Oxford Brookes 345 4.10 2.66 66.7 71.1
54 71 De Montfort 305 4.08 2.67 68.7 70.9
43 46 St George's, University of London 419 3.91 2.99 89.4 70.4
95 91 Abertay 334 3.95 2.16 60.5 70.4
83 72 Glasgow Caledonian 370 3.93 2.67 67.9 70.1
73 73 Manchester Metropolitan 345 3.99 2.74 60.0 69.8
77 76 Chichester 306 4.14 2.50 56.8 69.3
53 52 Nottingham Trent 309 4.09 2.59 63.3 69.2
101 113 Leeds Trinity 281 4.15 2.01 65.1 68.9
34 39 Essex 309 4.20 3.05 64.2 68.9
49 47 Brunel University London 351 4.14 2.67 59.5 68.8
100 96 Westminster 309 3.96 2.74 50.1 68.8
46 43 Keele 358 4.22 2.88 71.9 68.4
76 73 Brighton 315 4.00 2.84 64.4 68.2
47 45 Stirling 371 3.98 2.96 70.1 67.9
60 58 Northumbria 360 4.01 2.71 61.7 67.6
48 51 Coventry 309 4.27 2.67 70.8 67.4
104 107 Kingston 297 3.90 2.70 53.8 67.4
88 82 Birmingham City 298 4.04 2.64 62.4 67.3
66 93 Roehampton 284 4.10 2.83 56.3 67.2
75 60 Hertfordshire 316 3.92 2.61 67.9 67.0
63 54 Robert Gordon 382 4.05 2.35 80.2 67.0
90 79 Plymouth 308 4.03 2.74 57.4 67.0
106 103 Canterbury Christ Church 270 4.03 2.38 59.8 66.5
66 84 Ulster 308 4.09 2.91 56.5 66.4
57 57 Arts University Bournemouth 318 4.08 2.30 65.9 66.2
82 89 Edge Hill 317 4.16 2.22 58.2 65.8
72 66 Sheffield Hallam 317 4.02 2.76 59.2 65.7
99 95 York St John 291 4.03 2.04 64.4 65.4
96 84 Salford 328 3.93 2.54 56.0 65.2
86 87 Aberystwyth 310 3.92 2.84 52.6 65.1
51 55 Lincoln 334 4.09 2.54 67.4 65.0
111 112 Cumbria 292 4.11 2.13 61.2 64.7
83 73 Northampton 281 4.18 2.09 59.3 64.5
74 70 Huddersfield 324 4.12 2.65 69.2 64.1
58 64 Bangor 323 4.19 2.99 66.1 64.1
109 - St Mary's, Twickenham 287 4.07 1.98 62.9 63.8
102 100 South Wales 319 3.96 2.51 54.6 63.6
93 78 Chester 299 4.13 2.08 65.3 63.4
97 - Liverpool Hope 302 4.01 2.21 52.0 63.4
103 105 Staffordshire 268 4.04 2.20 54.7 63.2
118 119 West of Scotland 297 3.96 2.36 57.9 63.2
107 99 Greenwich 309 4.08 2.33 48.6 62.9
94 87 Derby 288 4.12 2.07 54.0 62.7
85 83 Royal Agricultural University 306 3.81 1.40 71.6 62.6
105 104 Worcester 296 3.98 2.08 60.4 61.9
80 66 University of the Arts, London 311 3.85 3.12 54.5 61.8
114 102 Leeds Beckett 284 3.93 2.16 55.2 61.8
89 94 Middlesex 271 4.07 2.58 56.4 61.3
119 120 London South Bank 244 3.94 2.52 48.6 61.0
79 98 Cardiff Metropolitan 314 4.03 3.00 58.2 60.6
52 62 University for the Creative Arts 325 3.95 2.72 49.3 60.4
117 118 Bishop Grosseteste 282 4.12 1.96 66.8 60.4
91 90 Central Lancashire 311 4.04 2.51 58.6 60.0
122 114 Southampton Solent 272 3.91 1.63 50.0 59.9
98 96 Teesside 303 4.09 2.58 57.0 59.3
112 109 St Mark and St John 313 4.11 63.5 58.8
108 110 West London 257 4.00 1.92 67.1 58.8
115 116 Anglia Ruskin 249 4.10 2.37 58.3 58.4
60 84 Harper Adams 331 4.11 2.66 67.0 58.3
113 115 Buckinghamshire New 256 3.88 2.19 52.8 57.0
110 117 Bedfordshire 227 4.04 2.52 59.3 56.6
120 106 Newman 291 4.07 2.13 56.2 56.0
126 123 London Metropolitan 220 3.86 2.44 44.6 55.1
121 121 Bolton 282 4.03 2.04 57.0 54.9
124 122 East London 273 4.06 2.71 49.9 53.9
123 110 Glyndwr 243 4.07 2.15 63.3 53.6
125 - Trinity Saint David 263 4.06 2.39 50.2 51.4
69 61 Buckingham 299 4.26 75.3 50.7
116 108 Sunderland 293 4.02 2.12 50.5 49.5

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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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