University Subject Tables 2012

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    Sociology
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Sociology

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.

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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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2012 2011
2 3 London School of Economics 431 3.89 2.40 76 93.2
1 1 Cambridge 524 2.65 74 100.0
3 5 Durham 428 3.97 2.65 70 93.0
5 3 Bath 364 3.81 3.10 66 91.4
34 40 Edinburgh Napier 278 4.08 1.55 66 85.7
6 7 Surrey 356 4.08 2.75 64 90.8
12 23 Strathclyde 377 4.04 1.95 64 88.8
4 2 Warwick 417 4.03 2.70 62 91.7
7 13 Lancaster 362 3.99 2.80 62 90.4
23 37 Portsmouth 297 3.93 2.40 62 87.4
16 8 Bristol 365 3.80 2.40 60 88.3
57 66 Canterbury Christ Church 217 3.90 60 81.7
10 10 Sussex 351 4.20 2.55 58 89.4
15 16 Loughborough 364 3.97 2.40 58 88.5
32 36 Aston 344 3.88 1.85 58 86.1
54 55 Chester 275 3.73 58 82.2
13 22 Sheffield 369 3.78 2.80 56 88.8
18 28 Kent 306 3.92 2.95 56 88.1
21 30 Keele 288 4.03 2.75 56 87.5
30 24 Birmingham 359 3.94 1.95 56 86.6
58 49 Nottingham Trent 250 3.80 56 81.4
8 6 Edinburgh 429 3.90 2.75 54 90.2
11 13 York 351 4.00 2.85 54 88.9
19 12 Essex 322 3.96 2.85 54 88.0
28 21 Nottingham 345 3.75 2.50 54 86.8
37 40 East Anglia 353 4.18 54 85.0
47 64 Huddersfield 235 4.09 1.70 54 82.9
49 57 Worcester 272 4.04 54 82.5
50 50 Staffordshire 207 4.04 1.85 54 82.5
56 46 Robert Gordon 226 4.06 1.40 54 81.7
26 19 Stirling 321 3.99 2.60 52 87.0
36 33 Northumbria 288 4.09 2.20 52 85.3
39 48 Birmingham City 235 4.25 2.15 52 84.4
51 59 East London 185 3.99 2.20 52 82.4
52 52 Lincoln 268 4.11 52 82.3
62 69 Sheffield Hallam 266 3.78 52 81.1
71 86 Abertay Dundee 236 52 79.8
20 9 Leeds 368 3.73 2.95 50 87.9
22 25 Cardiff 359 3.84 2.70 50 87.4
59 52 Teesside 230 3.70 1.95 50 81.4
70 76 Westminster 241 3.72 50 79.9
72 61 Glamorgan 234 3.73 50 79.7
14 13 Exeter 376 4.20 2.70 48 88.7
25 28 Newcastle 368 3.94 2.50 48 87.0
35 42 City 334 3.92 2.30 48 85.5
41 34 Brunel 291 3.72 2.45 48 84.1
61 68 Coventry 272 3.97 48 81.2
65 62 Greenwich 196 3.89 1.85 48 80.6
75 81 Middlesex 190 3.89 48 78.8
76 - West of Scotland 230 48 78.6
29 34 Manchester 395 3.47 2.85 46 86.7
33 31 Aberdeen 300 4.11 2.60 46 85.8
38 26 Goldsmiths College 287 3.73 2.85 46 84.9
40 31 Queen's, Belfast 312 3.55 2.60 46 84.2
45 45 Bangor 274 3.82 2.20 46 83.0
53 52 Plymouth 283 3.59 2.15 46 82.2
64 65 Bath Spa 290 3.87 46 80.9
66 63 Hull 260 3.96 46 80.5
67 79 Leeds Metropolitan 262 3.86 46 80.2
31 27 Glasgow 405 3.95 2.25 44 86.5
44 44 Glasgow Caledonian 284 3.92 2.15 44 83.1
48 47 Brighton 283 3.90 2.21 42 82.8
68 57 Central Lancashire 259 4.08 42 80.1
80 77 Buckinghamshire New 209 3.80 42 77.9
83 82 Bradford 189 3.76 42 77.3
86 74 London South Bank 167 3.75 42 76.7
24 16 Southampton 382 4.03 2.83 40 87.2
42 43 Salford 277 4.08 2.45 40 83.6
43 38 Liverpool 351 3.82 1.95 40 83.1
55 50 Bedfordshire 193 4.12 2.50 40 81.8
60 59 Manchester Metropolitan 266 3.78 2.15 40 81.4
87 84 London Metropolitan 214 3.50 40 76.6
69 75 West of England, Bristol 277 3.85 1.65 38 80.1
77 67 Kingston 221 3.75 1.70 38 78.5
46 55 Ulster 248 4.13 2.65 36 82.9
79 77 Anglia Ruskin 233 4.00 36 78.1
81 82 Derby 231 3.81 36 77.4
63 38 Oxford Brookes 327 3.64 2.01 34 81.0
78 72 Roehampton 223 3.63 2.05 34 78.4
84 71 Northampton 219 3.94 34 77.2
85 84 Sunderland 224 3.85 1.45 32 77.1
82 87 Liverpool John Moores 241 4.03 30 77.4
88 69 St Mary's 243 3.89 26 76.2
9 18 SOAS 3.95 2.95 89.8
17 20 Bolton 4.30 2.25 88.2
27 10 Leicester 343 4.11 2.10 86.9
73 73 Edge Hill 245 3.88 79.4
74 79 Gloucestershire 268 3.71 79.4
89 88 Cumbria 179 3.54 75.6

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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