University Subject Tables 2008

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    Sociology
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    2008
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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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Research Assessment
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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2008 2007
1 - Cambridge 507 5 86 100.0
2 - Warwick 400 5 66 91.2
3 - Aberdeen 435 5 60 90.9
4 - Bristol 396 5 66 90.1
5 - Loughborough 349 5* 62 89.9
6 - Bath 345 5 72 89.8
7 - London School of Economics 414 5 58 89.7
8 - Leeds 370 5 62 89.1
9 - Edinburgh 452 5 50 89.0
10 - Essex 333 5* 60 88.8
11 - Surrey 307 5* 60 87.9
12 - Durham 383 4 60 87.6
12 - York 382 5 54 87.6
14 - Manchester 397 5* 44 87.1
15 - Sussex 385 4 56 86.6
16 - Kent 276 5* 56 85.8
17 - Nottingham 377 4 52 85.4
18 - Brunel 287 5 58 85.2
19 - Sheffield 355 5 52 85.1
19 - Southampton 326 5 52 85.1
21 - Glasgow 406 4 46 84.9
22 - Leicester 328 4 60 84.8
23 - Cardiff 343 5 48 84.7
24 - Keele 327 5 54 84.6
24 - Newcastle 350 4 56 84.6
26 - Aston 314 5 54 84.2
27 - Goldsmiths College 248 5* 52 83.9
28 - Exeter 374 5 44 83.8
29 - Lancaster 316 5* 46 83.6
30 - Portsmouth 281 3a 66 83.3
31 - City 281 4 56 83.0
31 - Strathclyde 400 3a 48 83.0
33 - Liverpool 302 4 56 82.9
34 - Queen's, Belfast 311 5 44 82.6
35 - Reading 355 3a 52 82.4
36 - Hull 348 3a 52 82.1
37 - Stirling 321 5 44 81.9
38 - Oxford Brookes 318 4 46 81.8
39 - Birmingham 361 3a 52 81.5
40 - Nottingham Trent 271 3a 56 80.4
41 - Northumbria 271 3a 52 79.4
42 - Bangor 254 3a 46 78.0
43 - East London 173 4 54 77.8
44 - Middlesex 189 4 56 77.5
45 - Sheffield Hallam 270 64 77.1
46 - Kingston 213 4 42 77.0
47 - Glasgow Caledonian 313 3a 40 76.8
48 - Robert Gordon 271 60 76.1
49 - Teesside 205 3a 52 76.0
49 - West of England, Bristol 261 3a 40 76.0
51 - Paisley 278 3a 40 75.5
52 - Brighton 263 3b 46 75.4
52 - Central Lancashire 249 3b 48 75.4
54 - Salford 256 4 28 75.1
55 - Bradford 217 4 48 74.9
56 - Derby 216 2 52 74.7
57 - Manchester Metropolitan 260 3a 36 73.9
58 - Sunderland 203 3a 38 73.5
59 - Anglia Ruskin 254 3a 73.3
59 - London South Bank 188 4 34 73.3
61 - Greenwich 195 3a 38 73.2
62 - East Anglia 315 42 73.1
62 - Westminster 191 3a 38 73.1
64 - Napier 283 46 73.0
65 - Worcester 222 2 46 72.9
66 - Plymouth 208 4 34 72.7
67 - Bedfordshire 208 54 72.4
68 - Liverpool Hope 206 2 48 72.2
69 - Staffordshire 257 3a 34 72.0
70 - Ulster 257 3b 36 71.8
71 - Leeds Metropolitan 243 46 71.6
72 - Roehampton 207 3a 34 71.5
73 - Northampton 203 3b 42 71.3
74 - Southampton Solent 213 2 42 70.9
75 - Bath Spa 242 42 70.6
75 - Central England 230 44 70.6
77 - Chester 280 36 70.4
78 - Wolverhampton 214 44 70.1
79 - Liverpool John Moores 240 40 70.0
80 - Gloucestershire 258 36 69.6
81 - Buckinghamshire Chilterns 172 46 69.1
82 - Canterbury Christ Church 222 38 68.8
83 - Huddersfield 2 38 68.6
84 - Coventry 216 36 68.1
84 - UWIC, Cardiff 215 36 68.1
86 - Glamorgan 235 30 67.3
87 - Winchester 213 32 67.0

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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