University Subject Tables 2015

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English

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.

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Overall Score
Overall Score
The total score calculated by our independent and trusted methodology.

Maximum score: 1000.0

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2015 2014
1 1 Durham 572 4.29 2.80 85 100.0
5 9 Bristol 485 4.14 2.85 83 96.8
2 3 University College London 519 4.59 2.85 80 99.0
4 8 St Andrews 525 4.31 2.95 76 97.5
3 2 Cambridge 561 4.37 2.95 74 98.3
19 19 Birmingham 418 3.97 2.80 73 92.2
7 4 Exeter 480 4.35 3.00 72 95.9
15 16 Royal Holloway 418 4.17 2.85 72 93.0
14 13 Lancaster 459 4.16 2.70 70 93.2
10 18 Edinburgh 493 3.96 3.05 69 94.2
11 12 Nottingham 455 4.10 3.00 69 93.6
12 10 Leeds 462 4.05 2.95 69 93.4
20 11 King's College London 484 3.68 2.80 69 91.9
52 44 Bishop Grosseteste 232 4.42 1.60 69 84.3
8 6 York 494 4.21 3.15 67 95.2
9 7 Warwick 504 4.11 2.95 67 94.4
13 15 Newcastle 455 4.21 2.90 67 93.3
33 45 Edinburgh Napier 367 4.32 1.95 67 88.2
6 5 Oxford 549 4.27 3.00 66 96.2
27 31 Keele 399 4.20 2.55 66 90.4
28 24 Kent 379 4.09 2.85 66 90.4
25 29 Leicester 406 4.13 2.70 65 90.7
50 61 Coventry 290 4.27 1.70 65 84.8
67 58 Lincoln 328 4.22 65 83.2
16 14 Queen Mary 435 4.17 3.05 64 92.6
22 30 Sussex 420 4.24 2.70 63 91.1
24 26 Cardiff 419 4.08 2.85 63 90.9
30 25 Loughborough 403 4.28 2.50 63 90.1
34 42 Swansea 343 3.93 2.60 63 87.4
79 91 Newman 292 4.15 63 81.5
17 21 East Anglia 452 4.31 2.80 62 92.3
21 22 Sheffield 441 4.15 2.80 62 91.4
48 54 Huddersfield 326 4.09 1.95 61 85.0
18 17 Glasgow 473 4.12 2.95 60 92.2
23 27 Manchester 434 3.98 3.05 60 90.9
38 34 Hull 311 4.07 2.55 60 86.4
66 67 Cumbria 233 4.69 1.45 60 83.2
26 28 Aberdeen 442 4.02 2.90 59 90.6
40 49 Winchester 333 4.17 2.25 59 86.2
29 23 Southampton 430 4.22 2.80 57 90.4
57 57 Northampton 278 4.43 1.85 56 83.9
64 48 Birmingham City 290 4.10 2.05 56 83.4
49 53 Bangor 302 4.03 2.55 55 85.0
51 47 Portsmouth 307 4.00 2.40 55 84.5
62 64 Kingston 282 3.96 2.40 55 83.7
89 94 Glyndwr 251 4.26 55 79.3
31 32 Liverpool 415 4.12 2.90 54 89.3
32 36 Queen's, Belfast 384 4.12 2.90 54 88.5
59 43 Roehampton 290 4.08 2.30 54 83.8
69 84 Surrey 424 4.06 54 82.9
46 55 West of England, Bristol 336 4.23 2.20 53 85.2
55 51 Chester 313 4.40 1.90 53 84.2
56 65 Salford 327 3.94 2.35 53 84.2
35 35 Reading 371 4.10 2.80 52 87.3
73 77 Edge Hill 325 4.25 1.65 51 82.7
78 76 Westminster 304 4.00 1.80 51 81.6
87 86 Middlesex 253 3.63 2.25 51 80.2
45 46 Oxford Brookes 351 4.16 2.40 50 85.3
54 41 Aberystwyth 339 3.94 2.45 50 84.2
61 69 Plymouth 310 4.31 2.05 50 83.7
74 88 Greenwich 311 4.28 1.70 50 82.4
53 56 Bath Spa 333 4.27 2.15 49 84.3
37 50 Brunel 347 4.46 2.50 48 86.4
41 38 Goldsmiths, University of London 365 4.08 2.65 48 85.8
60 - South Wales 320 4.07 2.40 48 83.7
65 80 Aston 353 4.19 1.85 48 83.3
101 101 London Metropolitan 212 4.04 48 76.0
68 63 Anglia Ruskin 252 4.11 2.70 47 82.9
83 89 Chichester 267 4.22 1.95 47 81.2
94 93 Falmouth 286 4.13 47 78.2
42 39 Essex 343 4.35 2.60 46 85.8
44 33 Stirling 375 4.12 2.55 46 85.5
58 60 Hertfordshire 345 4.02 2.40 46 83.8
63 66 Northumbria 357 4.11 2.10 46 83.5
84 83 Worcester 289 4.20 1.85 46 81.2
36 40 Dundee 423 4.23 2.45 45 86.7
47 52 De Montfort 290 4.27 2.95 45 85.0
71 72 Gloucestershire 298 4.32 2.15 45 82.7
88 78 Bedfordshire 210 4.30 2.10 45 80.2
90 59 Leeds Trinity 247 3.94 1.90 44 78.8
99 102 Derby 322 3.74 44 76.8
75 75 Sheffield Hallam 325 4.07 2.20 43 82.2
86 81 St Mary's 292 4.34 1.70 43 80.7
92 97 York St John 304 4.08 1.30 43 78.6
102 98 Leeds Metropolitan 250 3.99 43 75.8
39 37 Strathclyde 442 4.10 2.50 42 86.2
70 70 Manchester Metropolitan 330 4.11 2.35 42 82.8
77 68 Brighton 321 4.03 2.20 42 81.7
80 71 Central Lancashire 343 4.08 1.90 42 81.5
91 95 Southampton Solent 302 4.40 42 78.7
76 82 Liverpool John Moores 314 4.22 2.10 41 81.8
82 74 Nottingham Trent 287 3.95 2.50 41 81.3
96 99 Cardiff Metropolitan 300 4.17 41 77.5
103 96 East London 246 3.94 41 75.1
100 85 Teesside 274 4.17 40 76.6
72 73 Sunderland 300 4.38 2.40 39 82.7
95 92 Canterbury Christ Church 261 4.11 1.60 39 77.9
98 90 Staffordshire 217 3.96 1.85 39 76.9
85 79 Ulster 298 4.17 2.25 38 81.1
97 100 University Campus Suffolk 321 4.15 36 77.0
105 105 Bolton 235 3.68 1.40 36 74.1
43 20 Birkbeck 247 4.33 2.80 85.5
81 87 Buckingham 321 4.58 81.5
93 - Bournemouth 346 3.87 78.4
104 103 London South Bank 229 3.89 74.3

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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