University Subject Tables 2015

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    Social Work
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Social Work

CUG Rank University Name Entry Standards
Entry Standards
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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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2015 2014
1 4 Bath 406 4.08 3.10 66 100.0
2 7 Lancaster 366 3.95 2.75 84 99.8
3 8 Stirling 3.94 2.60 92 99.5
4 3 Leeds 374 4.01 2.95 72 98.9
5 9 York 416 3.44 2.85 72 98.8
6 20 East Anglia 408 3.81 2.55 74 98.8
7 2 Sussex 335 4.15 2.70 82 98.4
8 1 Edinburgh 371 3.70 2.85 76 98.2
9 39 West of England, Bristol 315 4.28 2.05 90 97.0
10 12 Warwick 4.09 2.65 97.0
11 15 Birmingham 351 4.01 2.70 72 97.0
12 16 Queen's, Belfast 366 3.42 2.65 78 96.9
13 5 Swansea 269 4.07 2.60 92 96.7
14 13 Hull 316 4.15 2.35 82 96.3
15 6 Kent 274 4.04 2.95 82 96.3
16 17 Keele 320 3.79 2.75 96.0
17 11 Strathclyde 344 3.52 2.30 84 96.0
18 10 Dundee 311 3.84 2.25 86 95.6
19 27 Middlesex 3.79 2.45 80 95.4
20 32 Manchester 4.28 2.55 70 95.3
21 18 Northumbria 354 4.16 2.45 64 95.2
22 23 Robert Gordon 318 4.37 1.40 90 95.0
23 33 Coventry 295 4.50 2.15 76 94.6
24 22 Huddersfield 294 4.16 2.40 76 94.5
25 29 Nottingham 3.80 2.50 94.3
26 21 Hertfordshire 308 3.91 1.85 86 94.2
27 14 Brunel 307 3.65 2.15 84 94.2
28 26 Glasgow 4.00 2.30 94.0
29 40 Portsmouth 300 4.18 90 93.4
30 46 Birmingham City 310 3.73 2.15 76 93.1
31 64 Kingston 4.16 86 92.7
32 19 Bedfordshire 4.14 2.50 62 92.7
33 37 Lincoln 267 3.88 2.30 78 92.5
34 31 Ulster 302 4.03 2.65 58 92.2
35 24 London South Bank 266 3.71 2.70 70 92.1
36 52 Southampton Solent 312 3.85 84 91.9
37 45 Plymouth 299 3.66 2.55 64 91.8
38 47 West of Scotland 376 4.03 2.05 48 91.6
39 28 De Montfort 284 3.94 2.15 70 91.5
40 30 Bradford 290 3.81 2.55 62 91.4
41 44 Nottingham Trent 278 4.00 2.70 58 91.2
42 25 Chester 305 4.00 1.65 72 91.2
43 55 Manchester Metropolitan 306 4.02 1.90 66 91.1
44 - South Wales 275 4.13 2.40 62 91.1
45 65 Goldsmiths, University of London 244 4.15 2.25 72 91.0
46 36 Glasgow Caledonian 279 4.02 84 90.9
47 42 Anglia Ruskin 259 3.88 2.25 72 90.9
48 35 Oxford Brookes 346 3.64 72 90.7
49 49 Central Lancashire 305 4.11 2.30 54 90.6
50 51 Teesside 293 4.04 78 90.6
51 48 University Campus Suffolk 275 3.84 82 89.9
52 41 Northampton 308 3.73 74 89.6
53 43 Sheffield Hallam 284 4.00 1.90 60 89.0
54 67 Bournemouth 263 4.16 74 88.8
55 58 Glyndwr 223 4.26 1.75 72 88.6
56 53 Salford 290 3.26 2.45 56 88.5
57 60 Brighton 270 3.90 2.25 54 88.3
58 38 Cardiff Metropolitan 233 4.16 78 88.2
59 68 Buckinghamshire New 286 3.71 70 87.9
60 71 East London 242 3.80 2.10 62 87.7
61 57 Gloucestershire 243 3.79 1.50 74 87.6
62 56 Staffordshire 274 3.92 66 87.3
63 50 Chichester 284 4.13 60 87.2
64 54 Derby 249 4.30 64 86.9
65 63 Liverpool John Moores 329 3.84 50 86.6
66 69 London Metropolitan 208 3.39 2.40 64 86.4
67 74 Winchester 279 3.96 54 85.5
68 62 Worcester 245 3.56 68 85.3
69 59 Greenwich 246 3.71 64 85.1
70 76 Sunderland 298 4.13 44 85.0
71 66 West London 194 3.91 72 84.7
72 70 Edge Hill 279 4.04 1.55 42 84.5
73 73 Leeds Metropolitan 236 4.02 58 84.4
74 72 Canterbury Christ Church 248 3.97 52 83.8
75 77 St Mark and St John 229 3.77 56 83.1
76 75 Cumbria 231 3.11 62 82.4

Please note that some Universities have missing data. Where the table is ranked by a single measure, the institutions with no data for that measure appear at the bottom.

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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