University League Table 2012

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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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2012 2011
2 1 Oxford 536 4.18 2.96 85.0 91.2
1 2 Cambridge 559 4.15 2.98 85.5 88.3
6 6 St Andrews 485 4.14 2.72 76.3 86.7
7 9 University College London 477 3.96 2.84 81.1 83.2
15 24 Exeter 439 4.12 2.62 70.3 82.8
19 19 Sussex 380 4.10 2.61 69.3 82.7
13 11 Edinburgh 442 3.83 2.75 72.4 81.3
11 16 Bristol 467 3.90 2.72 77.7 80.8
8 7 Warwick 480 3.98 2.80 72.5 80.7
5 4 Durham 487 4.02 2.72 80.4 79.4
4 5 London School of Economics 513 3.86 2.96 84.1 79.0
32 27 Leeds 408 3.87 2.72 65.8 76.7
10 12 Bath 459 4.01 2.71 77.9 76.6
40 35 Strathclyde 394 3.91 2.45 73.0 76.2
3 3 Imperial College London 519 3.84 2.94 86.7 76.2
12 10 York 437 4.07 2.78 68.2 75.6
24 29 Newcastle 410 3.98 2.63 75.4 75.5
14 14 Southampton 427 3.90 2.72 70.8 75.3
16 13 King's College London 447 3.90 2.69 82.6 75.3
18 15 SOAS 423 3.85 2.60 68.7 75.0
21 26 Glasgow 408 4.04 2.59 72.1 73.7
9 8 Lancaster 407 3.97 2.71 71.8 73.6
26 25 Sheffield 426 3.98 2.72 73.6 73.1
17 18 Nottingham 428 3.95 2.67 77.9 73.0
22 23 Birmingham 421 3.96 2.64 71.8 72.9
31 35 Queen's, Belfast 362 3.87 2.56 69.4 71.8
30 32 Liverpool 401 3.86 2.54 70.3 71.5
29 31 Manchester 422 3.75 2.82 70.4 70.6
27 28 East Anglia 386 4.11 2.58 66.1 69.6
19 21 Loughborough 390 4.13 2.62 69.2 69.6
85 83 Bath Spa 293 3.85 1.89 46.5 69.0
33 30 Royal Holloway 381 3.98 2.67 63.1 68.8
87 77 Queen Margaret 309 3.90 1.37 61.8 68.7
37 41 Cardiff 406 3.88 2.69 73.6 68.5
43 45 Dundee 353 3.99 2.54 68.9 68.5
76 79 Glasgow Caledonian 302 3.87 2.01 57.3 68.4
38 34 Heriot-Watt 335 3.94 2.48 68.8 68.0
46 44 Aberdeen 332 3.96 2.57 69.4 67.4
34 40 Reading 370 3.95 2.53 66.3 67.3
46 50 Oxford Brookes 314 3.95 2.20 62.0 67.1
23 22 Leicester 399 4.11 2.45 71.5 66.8
57 57 Goldsmiths College 327 3.84 2.58 53.8 66.5
25 17 Aston 370 3.90 2.43 74.8 66.0
28 33 Surrey 388 3.87 2.58 76.4 66.0
50 46 Brunel 325 3.76 2.32 59.3 65.7
59 70 University of the Arts, London 276 3.56 2.49 53.1 64.8
41 47 City 361 3.87 2.48 70.6 64.5
36 39 Queen Mary 387 3.98 2.73 71.7 64.4
45 52 Stirling 305 4.00 2.41 66.2 63.6
75 62 Gloucestershire 264 3.90 1.72 57.8 63.0
61 68 West of England, Bristol 278 3.83 2.20 61.4 62.2
48 41 Hertfordshire 244 3.89 2.40 59.7 62.1
88 84 Kingston 243 3.82 2.04 52.3 61.9
34 38 Kent 329 3.98 2.60 67.3 61.9
44 43 Keele 310 4.02 2.41 67.5 61.6
62 68 Sheffield Hallam 289 3.82 2.05 61.8 61.6
72 75 Coventry 298 3.81 1.85 59.9 61.4
68 73 Brighton 290 3.85 2.37 55.5 61.4
53 65 Plymouth 297 3.82 2.18 64.3 61.4
84 74 Edinburgh Napier 296 3.83 1.83 69.3 61.3
105 100 Northampton 238 3.92 1.69 52.9 60.9
62 55 Bournemouth 297 3.79 2.18 61.1 60.9
70 76 Winchester 280 3.87 2.16 54.0 60.5
52 54 Ulster 266 3.84 2.48 53.9 60.4
51 51 Robert Gordon 295 3.89 2.06 76.7 60.2
38 37 Essex 307 3.97 2.77 58.6 59.3
101 102 Liverpool John Moores 263 3.78 2.15 50.5 59.2
60 64 Northumbria 300 3.88 2.15 68.0 58.6
49 47 Aberystwyth 298 4.11 2.48 55.1 58.5
102 78 York St John 282 3.95 1.40 51.8 58.3
80 81 Chester 273 3.89 1.74 63.4 57.9
54 60 Swansea 314 3.88 2.43 60.3 57.7
67 71 Lincoln 289 3.97 1.90 55.9 57.7
83 86 Glamorgan 279 3.88 2.04 54.3 57.6
73 61 Bradford 268 3.87 2.34 69.4 57.5
78 63 Bangor 288 4.00 2.43 59.7 57.1
93 89 Manchester Metropolitan 271 3.74 2.16 57.1 57.0
110 106 Anglia Ruskin 254 3.71 2.07 55.5 56.9
58 67 Huddersfield 273 3.94 2.10 69.5 56.1
77 94 Westminster 273 3.70 2.23 55.1 56.1
86 81 Cumbria 263 3.75 1.23 66.2 55.8
71 97 Middlesex 207 3.83 2.18 57.8 55.8
97 96 Salford 280 3.82 2.36 55.1 55.3
68 59 UWIC, Cardiff 267 3.88 1.88 55.3 55.3
55 49 Nottingham Trent 287 3.81 2.16 60.6 54.8
73 87 Roehampton 259 3.77 2.20 59.9 54.7
100 106 Canterbury Christ Church 247 3.82 1.79 63.3 54.5
106 102 Worcester 271 3.89 1.54 60.8 54.4
56 53 Chichester 290 4.02 1.96 54.4 54.0
66 58 Birmingham City 263 3.76 2.31 67.7 53.7
79 109 University for the Creative Arts 269 3.60 1.90 50.8 53.3
95 85 Leeds Metropolitan 267 3.78 2.05 55.5 52.9
65 72 Central Lancashire 260 3.92 1.96 59.6 52.8
90 105 Teesside 271 3.96 1.99 61.9 52.6
99 80 Staffordshire 241 3.90 1.62 60.7 52.4
62 56 Hull 309 4.00 2.37 64.6 52.0
81 89 Portsmouth 283 3.94 2.24 56.7 51.4
98 88 Edge Hill 260 3.97 1.50 63.2 51.1
95 98 Abertay Dundee 252 3.90 1.83 57.7 51.0
93 95 West London 220 3.68 1.67 52.8 50.2
108 104 Derby 250 3.86 1.96 52.3 50.1
115 115 London Metropolitan 221 3.59 1.84 45.5 49.8
81 65 De Montfort 259 3.92 2.32 52.8 49.8
91 93 Sunderland 246 3.89 1.86 54.8 49.8
104 92 Glyndwr 231 3.87 1.69 65.5 49.4
107 108 Buckinghamshire New 212 3.69 1.67 48.8 49.3
89 89 University of Wales, Newport 252 3.88 2.42 54.5 49.3
92 - Trinity Saint David 251 3.93 2.11 59.7 48.8
109 110 Greenwich 215 4.00 1.90 54.7 46.7
114 112 Bolton 222 3.88 1.75 45.4 45.7
103 101 Bedfordshire 187 3.79 2.09 61.2 44.4
113 113 East London 200 3.75 2.24 48.6 44.4
42 20 Buckingham 273 4.38 87.5 43.6
112 - West of Scotland 241 3.90 1.84 58.3 43.1
111 111 Southampton Solent 266 3.87 1.49 46.2 42.7
116 114 London South Bank 201 3.83 2.24 49.3 33.9

To see all of the league table columns a full table view is available.

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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