University League Table 2011

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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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2011 2010
2 2 Cambridge 547 4.10 2.98 82.3 940
1 1 Oxford 532 4.11 2.96 82.8 1000
5 4 London School of Economics 494 3.76 2.96 81.9 831
3 3 Imperial College London 504 3.81 2.94 88.9 938
9 8 University College London 458 3.91 2.84 80.8 800
31 28 Manchester 416 3.68 2.82 71.1 685
7 6 Warwick 464 3.92 2.80 77.9 814
10 10 York 423 4.05 2.78 71.5 786
37 30 Essex 311 3.89 2.77 60.2 656
11 11 Edinburgh 439 3.71 2.75 76.2 775
39 43 Queen Mary 354 3.90 2.73 76.0 650
6 7 St Andrews 455 4.15 2.72 74.4 820
16 16 Bristol 448 3.85 2.72 78.3 740
4 5 Durham 468 3.98 2.72 77.8 847
14 13 Southampton 407 3.89 2.72 76.3 750
27 29 Leeds 397 3.86 2.72 70.5 706
25 22 Sheffield 411 3.96 2.72 72.3 709
12 9 Bath 451 3.94 2.71 80.9 765
8 12 Lancaster 393 3.98 2.71 77.6 810
13 17 King's College London 421 3.82 2.69 80.5 755
41 36 Cardiff 392 3.80 2.69 72.8 639
18 19 Nottingham 412 3.89 2.67 75.7 732
30 23 Royal Holloway 366 3.93 2.67 62.7 693
23 27 Birmingham 404 3.93 2.64 69.9 719
29 24 Newcastle 399 3.94 2.63 72.4 700
21 18 Loughborough 370 4.14 2.62 71.3 725
24 21 Exeter 408 4.09 2.62 66.8 718
19 25 Sussex 371 3.95 2.61 72.6 730
38 38 Kent 319 3.98 2.60 68.6 654
15 15 SOAS 387 3.83 2.60 73.1 749
26 26 Glasgow 399 4.01 2.59 72.1 708
28 32 East Anglia 366 4.08 2.58 69.1 703
57 37 Goldsmiths College 318 3.84 2.58 56.7 559
33 31 Surrey 372 3.87 2.58 79.6 668
44 47 Aberdeen 357 3.97 2.57 76.8 632
35 33 Queen's, Belfast 368 3.79 2.56 74.7 663
32 34 Liverpool 403 3.81 2.54 70.6 680
45 49 Dundee 344 3.98 2.54 68.6 625
40 35 Reading 350 3.91 2.53 66.0 641
70 60 University of the Arts, London 280 3.57 2.49 56.2 525
34 39 Heriot-Watt 338 3.75 2.48 74.7 665
47 55 Aberystwyth 292 4.05 2.48 61.5 611
54 51 Ulster 269 3.84 2.48 58.9 564
47 44 City 340 3.74 2.48 79.4 611
35 40 Strathclyde 388 3.87 2.45 75.5 663
22 20 Leicester 374 4.14 2.45 74.2 724
60 56 Swansea 299 3.90 2.43 58.4 547
17 14 Aston 364 3.89 2.43 75.2 737
63 64 Bangor 284 3.94 2.43 59.6 536
89 100 University of Wales, Newport 249 3.87 2.42 58.7 466
52 48 Stirling 314 3.98 2.41 67.6 592
43 42 Keele 302 3.94 2.41 68.3 636
41 45 Hertfordshire 241 3.82 2.40 62.9 639
73 63 Brighton 281 3.84 2.37 61.6 512
56 52 Hull 290 4.01 2.37 70.0 561
96 76 Salford 266 3.76 2.36 59.8 459
61 57 Bradford 275 3.84 2.34 71.1 540
46 41 Brunel 315 3.76 2.32 66.1 618
65 65 De Montfort 247 3.88 2.32 69.4 533
58 59 Birmingham City 254 3.78 2.31 69.1 552
113 106 East London 187 3.66 2.24 52.9 362
114 113 London South Bank 192 3.76 2.24 58.5 293
89 62 Portsmouth 273 3.94 2.24 54.6 466
94 89 Westminster 267 3.62 2.23 53.2 461
50 53 Oxford Brookes 309 3.90 2.20 67.0 600
87 87 Roehampton 245 3.76 2.20 57.7 469
68 61 West of England, Bristol 273 3.85 2.20 60.0 528
55 54 Bournemouth 297 3.80 2.18 70.8 563
97 88 Middlesex 184 3.64 2.18 56.5 455
65 67 Plymouth 279 3.82 2.18 57.7 533
49 46 Nottingham Trent 274 3.84 2.16 71.0 603
76 70 Winchester 270 3.89 2.16 51.6 504
89 83 Manchester Metropolitan 268 3.74 2.16 57.5 466
102 104 Liverpool John Moores 246 3.81 2.15 54.2 432
64 58 Northumbria 299 3.83 2.15 70.5 535
99 77 Lampeter 262 4.01 2.11 57.2 448
67 84 Huddersfield 272 3.89 2.10 61.1 529
101 74 Bedfordshire 200 3.84 2.09 60.2 442
106 - Anglia Ruskin 254 3.64 2.07 58.5 415
51 50 Robert Gordon 314 3.89 2.06 83.4 595
85 97 Leeds Metropolitan 263 3.61 2.05 67.2 475
68 69 Sheffield Hallam 274 3.70 2.05 63.0 528
86 94 Glamorgan 271 3.80 2.04 56.1 472
84 81 Kingston 235 3.79 2.04 57.7 477
79 75 Glasgow Caledonian 328 3.85 2.01 62.6 498
105 92 Teesside 258 3.95 1.99 60.0 420
72 79 Central Lancashire 263 3.91 1.96 61.0 522
53 68 Chichester 270 4.07 1.96 59.9 567
104 101 Derby 237 3.84 1.96 56.8 422
71 78 Lincoln 273 3.94 1.90 60.6 523
110 111 Greenwich 241 3.93 1.90 59.7 392
109 71 University for the Creative Arts 264 3.58 1.90 45.3 401
83 82 Bath Spa 283 3.95 1.89 55.1 484
59 66 UWIC, Cardiff 260 3.87 1.88 61.1 549
93 93 Sunderland 232 3.92 1.86 58.6 462
75 85 Coventry 274 3.77 1.85 64.2 507
115 - London Metropolitan 212 3.57 1.84 46.0 292
98 95 Abertay Dundee 256 3.87 1.83 56.6 453
74 73 Edinburgh Napier 264 3.80 1.83 72.0 511
106 107 Canterbury Christ Church 247 3.87 1.79 64.7 415
112 112 Bolton 209 3.76 1.75 56.5 363
81 90 Chester 268 3.87 1.74 65.6 496
62 72 Gloucestershire 255 3.86 1.72 60.3 537
100 105 Northampton 240 3.86 1.69 54.9 446
92 99 Glyndwr 232 3.88 1.69 62.6 464
95 98 Thames Valley 201 3.73 1.67 59.6 460
108 103 Buckinghamshire New 207 3.72 1.67 45.7 404
80 80 Staffordshire 241 3.83 1.62 67.4 497
102 96 Worcester 260 3.85 1.54 62.4 432
88 109 Edge Hill 259 3.94 1.50 63.9 468
111 110 Southampton Solent 241 3.73 1.49 49.2 376
78 91 York St John 280 3.87 1.40 57.1 502
77 86 Queen Margaret 299 3.87 1.37 66.3 503
81 108 Cumbria 274 3.76 1.23 67.2 496
20 - Buckingham 287 4.32 85.2 727

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.

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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