University Subject Tables 2015

  • Subject

    Computer Science
  • Year

    2015
  • Region

    All
  • Group

    All
  • Order by

    Research

Read our ultimate careers guide to Computer Science to get ahead of the pack before starting

Compare Universities

Choose universities by clicking on their CUG rank in the league table.

  • [remove]
    University of Aberdeen
  • [remove]
    Abertay University
  • [remove]
    Aberystwyth University
  • [remove]
    Anglia Ruskin University
  • [remove]
    Arts University Bournemouth
  • [remove]
    Aston University
  • [remove]
    Bangor University
  • [remove]
    University of Bath
  • [remove]
    Bath Spa University
  • [remove]
    University of Bedfordshire
  • [remove]
    University of Birmingham
  • [remove]
    Birmingham City University
  • [remove]
    Bishop Grosseteste University
  • [remove]
    University of Bolton
  • [remove]
    Bournemouth University
  • [remove]
    University of Bradford
  • [remove]
    University of Brighton
  • [remove]
    University of Bristol
  • [remove]
    Brunel University
  • [remove]
    The University of Buckingham
  • [remove]
    Buckinghamshire New University
  • [remove]
    University of Cambridge
  • [remove]
    Canterbury Christ Church University
  • [remove]
    Cardiff University
  • [remove]
    Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • [remove]
    University of Central Lancashire
  • [remove]
    University of Chester
  • [remove]
    University of Chichester
  • [remove]
    City University London
  • [remove]
    Coventry University
  • [remove]
    University of Cumbria
  • [remove]
    De Montfort University
  • [remove]
    University of Derby
  • [remove]
    University of Dundee
  • [remove]
    Durham University
  • [remove]
    University of East Anglia
  • [remove]
    University of East London
  • [remove]
    Edge Hill University
  • [remove]
    The University of Edinburgh
  • [remove]
    Edinburgh Napier University
  • [remove]
    University of Essex
  • [remove]
    University of Exeter
  • [remove]
    Falmouth University
  • [remove]
    University of Glasgow
  • [remove]
    Glasgow Caledonian University
  • [remove]
    University of Gloucestershire
  • [remove]
    Glyndŵr University
  • [remove]
    Goldsmiths, University of London
  • [remove]
    University of Greenwich
  • [remove]
    Harper Adams University
  • [remove]
    Heriot-Watt University
  • [remove]
    University of Hertfordshire
  • [remove]
    University of Huddersfield
  • [remove]
    The University of Hull
  • [remove]
    Imperial College London
  • [remove]
    Keele University
  • [remove]
    University of Kent
  • [remove]
    King's College London
  • [remove]
    Kingston University
  • [remove]
    Lancaster University
  • [remove]
    University of Leeds
  • [remove]
    Leeds Beckett University
  • [remove]
    Leeds Trinity University
  • [remove]
    University of Leicester
  • [remove]
    University of Lincoln
  • [remove]
    University of Liverpool
  • [remove]
    Liverpool John Moores University
  • [remove]
    London Metropolitan University
  • [remove]
    London School of Economics and Political Science
  • [remove]
    London South Bank University
  • [remove]
    Loughborough University
  • [remove]
    The University of Manchester
  • [remove]
    Manchester Metropolitan University
  • [remove]
    Middlesex University
  • [remove]
    Newcastle University
  • [remove]
    Newman University
  • [remove]
    The University of Northampton
  • [remove]
    Northumbria University
  • [remove]
    The University of Nottingham
  • [remove]
    Nottingham Trent University
  • [remove]
    University of Oxford
  • [remove]
    Oxford Brookes University
  • [remove]
    Plymouth University
  • [remove]
    University of Portsmouth
  • [remove]
    Queen Margaret University
  • [remove]
    Queen Mary, University of London
  • [remove]
    Queen's University, Belfast
  • [remove]
    University of Reading
  • [remove]
    Robert Gordon University
  • [remove]
    University of Roehampton
  • [remove]
    Royal Agricultural University
  • [remove]
    Royal Holloway, University of London
  • [remove]
    University of Salford
  • [remove]
    The University of Sheffield
  • [remove]
    Sheffield Hallam University
  • [remove]
    The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
  • [remove]
    University of Southampton
  • [remove]
    Southampton Solent University
  • [remove]
    University of St Andrews
  • [remove]
    St George's, University of London
  • [remove]
    University of St Mark and St John
  • [remove]
    Staffordshire University
  • [remove]
    University of Stirling
  • [remove]
    University of Strathclyde
  • [remove]
    University of Sunderland
  • [remove]
    University of Surrey
  • [remove]
    University of Sussex
  • [remove]
    Swansea University
  • [remove]
    Teesside University
  • [remove]
    University of Ulster
  • [remove]
    University College London
  • [remove]
    University for the Creative Arts
  • [remove]
    University of South Wales
  • [remove]
    University of the Arts London
  • [remove]
    The University of Warwick
  • [remove]
    University of West London
  • [remove]
    University of the West of England
  • [remove]
    University of the West of Scotland
  • [remove]
    University of Westminster
  • [remove]
    The University of Winchester
  • [remove]
    University of Worcester
  • [remove]
    The University of York
  • [remove]
    York St John University

Computer Science

CUG Rank University Name Entry Standards
Entry Standards
The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University.

Click here to read more

Student Satisfaction
Student Satisfaction
A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

Maximum score: 5.00

Click here to read more

Research Assessment
Research Assessment
The average quality of the research undertaken in the University.

Maximum score: 4.00

Click here to read more

Graduate Prospects
Graduate Prospects
A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the University.

Maximum score: 100

Click here to read more

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

Maximum score: 1000.0

Click here to read more

2015 2014
1 1 Cambridge 631 4.16 3.35 94 100.0
2 2 Imperial College London 571 4.39 3.20 94 98.3
13 11 Southampton 466 4.00 3.20 84 90.0
14 12 Edinburgh 489 3.83 3.20 84 89.9
3 3 Oxford 647 4.12 3.15 86 97.5
6 8 University College London 515 3.92 3.15 89 92.1
16 16 Manchester 444 4.06 3.15 79 88.2
10 4 Glasgow 434 4.20 3.10 90 90.8
22 24 Nottingham 405 3.81 3.10 83 85.9
19 18 Leeds 417 3.95 3.05 84 87.1
20 19 Liverpool 400 4.03 3.05 84 87.0
21 33 Lancaster 416 4.05 3.05 79 86.6
7 7 Birmingham 432 4.31 3.00 94 91.7
35 36 Queen Mary 377 3.86 3.00 72 82.3
49 44 Plymouth 311 3.82 3.00 70 79.2
8 5 Bristol 494 4.01 2.95 93 91.6
11 13 Bath 480 4.03 2.95 90 90.6
15 9 York 454 4.10 2.95 85 89.0
47 35 Aberystwyth 304 3.71 2.95 76 79.3
18 20 Newcastle 406 4.14 2.90 87 87.7
24 29 Aberdeen 392 4.00 2.90 84 85.7
39 32 Swansea 306 3.59 2.90 90 81.4
31 27 Cardiff 383 3.97 2.85 79 83.8
33 30 Sussex 384 3.93 2.85 78 83.4
5 14 Durham 530 4.30 2.80 89 93.0
23 23 Leicester 374 3.99 2.80 91 85.9
36 34 Royal Holloway 365 4.07 2.80 73 82.2
12 10 Warwick 508 3.83 2.75 94 90.2
17 17 Sheffield 422 4.15 2.75 89 88.0
26 25 Kent 379 4.04 2.75 86 85.1
34 43 Essex 324 4.20 2.75 79 82.5
37 28 Dundee 367 4.05 2.75 72 81.7
38 42 East Anglia 384 3.83 2.75 74 81.5
40 40 Stirling 390 3.99 2.75 65 80.7
45 47 Birkbeck - 3.70 2.75 - 79.6
4 15 St Andrews 512 4.70 2.70 100 96.6
25 21 King's College London 419 3.96 2.70 85 85.5
53 41 Goldsmiths, University of London 299 3.98 2.70 71 78.4
9 6 Exeter - - 2.65 94 91.6
27 38 Heriot-Watt 419 4.06 2.65 81 85.0
30 37 Queen's, Belfast 386 3.99 2.65 83 83.9
29 26 Loughborough 372 4.11 2.60 86 84.4
44 53 City 380 3.77 2.60 73 79.9
57 59 Brighton 268 3.88 2.60 71 76.0
69 65 Hertfordshire 308 3.84 2.60 56 74.1
28 22 Strathclyde 435 4.02 2.55 81 84.8
46 48 Brunel 354 3.95 2.55 72 79.5
63 61 Ulster 311 3.84 2.55 61 75.0
43 45 Lincoln 340 4.04 2.50 76 80.1
48 49 Oxford Brookes 419 3.66 2.50 69 79.2
56 60 Liverpool John Moores 321 4.00 2.50 63 76.4
70 58 Bangor 261 3.62 2.50 72 73.9
73 66 Teesside 359 3.92 2.50 45 73.5
54 52 West of England, Bristol 314 3.97 2.40 76 78.2
55 54 Northumbria 331 4.00 2.40 67 77.1
58 64 Salford 364 3.90 2.40 59 76.0
60 62 De Montfort 302 4.04 2.40 64 75.6
32 31 Surrey 394 4.16 2.35 83 83.5
42 55 Hull 325 4.17 2.35 79 80.2
51 51 Robert Gordon 347 3.98 2.35 74 78.8
64 93 Glyndwr 333 4.10 2.35 55 74.9
68 74 Bradford 289 3.97 2.35 64 74.4
50 46 Aston 362 4.00 2.30 74 79.2
52 50 Bournemouth 334 3.82 2.25 82 78.5
67 - South Wales 319 3.93 2.25 63 74.6
81 90 Middlesex 247 4.19 2.25 53 71.4
85 75 Kingston 273 3.81 2.20 57 70.6
41 39 Reading 355 3.76 2.15 92 80.5
62 56 Nottingham Trent 296 3.79 2.15 77 75.3
66 63 Manchester Metropolitan 329 3.93 2.15 65 74.8
99 83 London South Bank 204 3.89 2.15 47 66.2
98 101 Bedfordshire 223 3.82 2.10 49 66.6
59 72 Edinburgh Napier 340 4.05 2.09 66 75.8
61 69 Coventry 286 4.14 2.05 72 75.5
71 57 Huddersfield 318 3.72 2.05 70 73.7
74 67 Staffordshire 296 3.95 2.05 65 73.2
88 80 Westminster 273 3.79 2.05 54 69.1
95 98 West of Scotland 290 3.83 2.00 41 66.9
76 77 Sunderland 330 4.08 1.90 56 72.5
77 70 Sheffield Hallam 301 3.86 1.90 67 72.4
79 81 Greenwich 303 4.24 1.90 52 71.6
83 71 Portsmouth 311 3.94 1.90 56 70.9
82 78 Glasgow Caledonian 326 3.93 1.80 58 71.3
96 99 West London - 3.83 1.65 52 66.7
102 103 London Metropolitan 211 4.00 1.50 45 63.1
65 68 Keele 380 4.11 - 68 74.8
72 73 Abertay 368 3.99 - 68 73.7
75 79 Central Lancashire 346 4.06 - 65 72.6
78 86 Newman - 4.00 - 70 72.1
80 82 Derby 325 3.70 - 73 71.4
84 88 Northampton 286 4.16 - 64 70.8
86 85 Edge Hill 302 4.20 - 57 70.2
87 84 Chester 289 3.95 - 66 70.1
89 89 Cardiff Metropolitan 275 4.08 - 59 68.9
90 96 Anglia Ruskin 249 3.95 - 64 68.2
91 94 Birmingham City 315 3.96 - 51 67.9
92 97 Worcester 266 3.92 - 60 67.8
93 87 Gloucestershire 261 3.71 - 67 67.8
94 92 Southampton Solent 255 3.72 - 64 67.1
97 95 Leeds Metropolitan 248 3.90 - 58 66.6
100 - Highlands & Islands - 4.15 - 45 66.2
101 102 Canterbury Christ Church 235 3.83 - 59 66.0
103 91 Bolton 297 3.82 - 35 63.0
104 105 Buckinghamshire New 227 3.73 - 43 61.7
105 104 East London 235 3.86 - 36 61.2

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.

The most comprehensive, definitive and complete university guide
@compuniguide
on.fb.me/compuniguide