University League Table 2009

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    Imperial 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 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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Overall Score
Overall Score
The total score calculated by our independent and trusted methodology, comprising the four measures listed in the University League Table together with Teaching Standards, Employment Prospects, Good Honours, Staff–Student Ratio, Academic and Facilities Spend, Degree Completion and Green (listed in the University Profiles).

Maximum score: 1000

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2009 2008
4 3 Imperial College 473 3.66 6.42 89.3 884
2 1 Cambridge 530 4.15 6.62 88.4 929
3 4 London School of Economics 473 3.82 6.40 87.7 885
1 2 Oxford 514 4.04 6.48 83.9 1000
8 6 University College London 440 3.78 5.95 81.5 773
18 7 Bristol 435 3.71 5.70 81.5 710
14 9 Bath 430 3.78 5.67 81.0 723
15 17 King's College London 408 3.75 5.45 80.4 714
78 71 Napier 290 3.74 2.32 77.9 453
40 50 Keele 315 3.78 4.61 77.6 623
61 55 Robert Gordon 322 3.74 1.87 77.6 497
30 35 Surrey 340 3.67 5.44 77.3 653
46 48 City 320 3.65 4.44 77.1 570
23 12 Aston 352 3.83 4.96 76.4 688
31 41 Strathclyde 495 3.73 4.66 76.4 649
39 33 Aberdeen 400 3.83 4.74 76.2 625
34 28 Queen's, Belfast 363 3.74 4.90 76.1 642
16 14 Nottingham 409 3.66 5.35 76.0 710
6 10 Durham 448 3.84 5.74 75.9 783
27 23 Newcastle 398 3.71 5.19 75.3 664
43 39 Queen Mary 341 3.78 5.04 75.1 601
17 30 Glasgow 430 3.81 5.19 75.0 710
21 16 Edinburgh 466 3.64 5.64 74.9 695
5 8 Warwick 452 3.79 6.01 74.9 802
53 56 Nottingham Trent 266 3.62 2.82 74.0 545
52 45 Dundee 472 3.78 5.11 73.9 545
50 49 Bradford 269 3.73 4.35 73.9 565
7 5 St Andrews 471 4.10 5.71 73.7 778
26 25 Sheffield 406 3.78 5.49 73.7 665
37 27 Cardiff 386 3.73 5.39 73.5 629
13 11 Loughborough 362 4.07 5.08 73.2 725
104 104 Cumbria 269 3.52 1.40 72.8 374
12 20 Leicester 362 4.07 4.97 72.3 734
49 44 Heriot-Watt 377 3.73 4.69 72.1 566
20 20 Southampton 392 3.79 5.82 71.8 698
36 38 Stirling 324 3.74 4.80 71.8 639
48 39 Hull 293 3.89 4.32 71.0 566
57 66 Bournemouth 284 3.65 1.92 70.8 515
42 41 Liverpool 381 3.71 5.18 70.7 611
35 36 Kent 307 3.93 4.80 70.5 640
11 14 York 429 3.83 5.80 70.5 753
24 31 Birmingham 399 3.77 5.31 70.4 675
76 58 Queen Margaret 320 3.74 2.29 69.8 455
19 17 Exeter 385 4.05 5.24 68.5 706
9 24 SOAS 371 3.71 5.54 68.0 756
67 69 Brighton 286 3.70 2.93 67.7 470
28 31 Manchester 414 3.61 5.68 67.4 664
32 37 Leeds 387 3.68 5.32 67.3 648
22 13 Royal Holloway 364 3.79 5.67 66.9 694
73 75 Northumbria 291 3.62 2.28 66.4 460
56 46 Bangor 280 3.80 4.68 65.9 520
59 53 Oxford Brookes 299 3.79 2.80 65.9 503
60 76 Portsmouth 272 3.85 3.22 65.4 502
64 88 De Montfort 246 3.73 3.14 64.8 479
66 77 West of England 260 3.74 2.80 64.4 471
63 63 Central Lancashire 268 3.80 2.21 64.4 490
69 67 Birmingham City 265 3.61 2.22 63.8 467
41 52 Brunel 313 3.63 4.33 63.6 620
44 51 Goldsmiths College 306 3.73 5.25 63.6 600
72 62 Salford 249 3.62 4.27 63.5 465
38 29 Reading 343 3.82 5.28 63.3 626
91 85 Canterbury Christ Church 246 3.72 1.92 63.2 410
111 112 Greenwich 206 3.62 2.46 63.0 336
33 20 East Anglia 361 3.97 5.39 63.0 644
25 34 Essex 309 3.83 5.63 62.8 669
93 83 Worcester 238 3.79 1.39 62.7 406
110 103 Thames Valley 206 3.77 0.48 62.7 341
62 101 West of Scotland 314 3.74 1.64 62.3 492
54 94 Hertfordshire 249 3.64 2.49 62.1 533
51 54 Ulster 279 3.69 3.78 62.1 548
29 26 Sussex 390 3.65 5.47 62.0 657
85 81 Coventry 260 3.72 2.13 62.0 430
47 47 Swansea 296 3.78 4.61 61.4 569
100 90 Liverpool John Moores 248 3.64 2.60 61.3 384
82 107 Middlesex 198 3.53 2.67 61.2 446
10 19 Lancaster 378 3.89 5.79 60.9 755
109 104 Anglia Ruskin 247 3.61 1.50 60.6 342
80 78 Sheffield Hallam 267 3.63 3.02 60.6 448
96 61 Glasgow Caledonian 341 3.72 2.48 60.5 404
84 - University of Wales, Newport 214 3.74 3.01 60.4 435
89 82 Kingston 234 3.68 2.67 60.2 415
58 73 Gloucestershire 257 3.70 3.00 60.2 513
88 98 Manchester Metropolitan 267 3.65 2.93 59.4 418
98 95 Leeds Metropolitan 261 3.50 2.22 59.4 385
106 93 East London 181 3.60 2.49 59.4 372
79 87 Sunderland 249 3.73 2.79 59.3 451
101 59 Lampeter 273 3.75 4.74 58.8 380
83 68 Glamorgan 239 3.77 2.39 58.4 443
90 84 Chester 273 3.75 1.57 57.6 410
102 99 Teesside 248 3.80 1.90 57.3 378
108 113 Edge Hill 248 3.81 1.30 57.0 358
77 63 Roehampton 224 3.65 3.23 56.9 453
107 107 Wolverhampton 195 3.63 1.99 56.8 359
94 95 Northampton 227 3.77 1.71 56.3 406
113 111 London South Bank 185 3.67 2.88 56.3 274
45 43 Aberystwyth 300 3.94 4.50 56.2 576
86 86 Bedfordshire 212 3.78 1.82 56.0 426
95 106 Southampton Solent 225 3.63 0.93 55.7 405
71 79 Chichester 260 3.90 2.06 55.5 465
65 74 UWIC, Cardiff 239 3.66 2.72 55.3 474
70 57 Plymouth 275 3.73 3.20 55.3 466
75 70 Bath Spa 272 3.86 2.47 55.2 455
97 100 York St John 282 3.70 0.80 55.2 399
81 80 Staffordshire 247 3.77 2.20 53.8 448
105 91 Huddersfield 252 3.77 2.44 53.2 372
112 91 Bolton 199 3.82 1.54 51.8 281
55 59 University of the Arts, London 391 3.42 4.70 51.5 523
68 89 Abertay Dundee 350 3.74 1.95 51.4 469
92 97 Westminster 244 3.58 2.85 51.0 409
99 109 Lincoln 263 3.73 1.71 50.3 384
74 71 Winchester 268 3.78 2.46 49.7 457
103 102 Derby 260 3.66 1.47 49.5 376
87 - Buckinghamshire New 200 3.56 1.91 45.2 422

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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