University Subject Tables 2012

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    History
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History

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

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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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2012 2011
70 73 Derby 219 4.52 52 79.7
1 3 Durham 536 4.48 2.70 81 100.0
47 58 Brunel 304 4.45 2.05 51 83.4
73 78 Northampton 233 4.44 2.30 34 79.3
65 77 Edge Hill 226 4.38 1.85 56 80.6
21 25 East Anglia 400 4.37 2.70 55 90.4
42 34 Teesside 272 4.36 2.40 57 85.2
56 53 Chichester 293 4.35 2.00 48 81.7
79 54 St Mary's 243 4.32 49 78.9
7 8 St Andrews 478 4.31 2.75 68 95.3
10 11 Exeter 450 4.31 2.75 66 94.0
2 4 Cambridge 541 4.30 2.95 75 99.6
82 79 Bradford 253 4.30 2.10 32 77.8
28 39 Huddersfield 340 4.30 2.40 67 88.9
29 31 Hull 342 4.28 2.70 57 88.7
38 43 Dundee 335 4.26 2.70 49 86.8
8 7 King's College London 472 4.26 2.75 67 94.6
25 27 Glasgow 410 4.25 2.75 49 89.2
41 47 Winchester 284 4.25 2.55 54 85.4
12 15 Sussex 381 4.25 2.80 71 93.0
87 87 York St John 283 4.24 26 75.1
61 83 Staffordshire 231 4.24 64 81.1
20 23 Kent 346 4.23 3.00 62 91.2
30 30 Leicester 379 4.22 2.60 55 88.5
48 48 Portsmouth 304 4.22 2.40 46 83.4
18 21 Lancaster 419 4.21 2.65 65 91.9
31 33 Essex 332 4.21 3.00 50 88.4
60 54 De Montfort 265 4.20 2.30 44 81.2
43 41 Chester 290 4.20 2.35 57 84.7
19 19 Royal Holloway 409 4.20 2.70 63 91.4
4 2 Oxford 518 4.19 3.00 75 98.7
9 9 York 480 4.18 2.75 67 94.5
44 45 Aberystwyth 297 4.18 2.35 56 84.7
53 62 Bangor 279 4.18 2.45 43 82.1
78 84 University of Wales, Newport 216 4.18 1.75 57 79.0
55 58 West of England, Bristol 285 4.18 2.35 44 81.9
15 11 Queen Mary 392 4.18 2.80 70 92.8
64 68 Newman 224 4.18 1.75 64 80.6
40 40 Stirling 313 4.15 2.50 57 86.1
34 36 Cardiff 406 4.14 2.40 55 87.8
6 5 Warwick 478 4.13 3.00 66 95.5
35 37 Strathclyde 369 4.13 2.30 63 87.6
39 42 Reading 358 4.12 2.50 52 86.2
14 10 Sheffield 445 4.11 2.90 61 92.8
74 70 Greenwich 239 4.10 2.25 42 79.3
57 66 Central Lancashire 258 4.10 2.20 51 81.3
37 35 Keele 311 4.10 2.60 60 86.9
83 80 Canterbury Christ Church 253 4.10 2.00 36 77.0
62 57 Anglia Ruskin 239 4.09 2.65 39 81.0
5 6 University College London 462 4.09 2.95 77 96.7
17 14 Leeds 446 4.09 2.75 63 92.3
52 51 Leeds Trinity 242 4.08 2.00 64 82.1
71 54 Bath Spa 289 4.08 2.30 35 79.5
84 91 Liverpool John Moores 243 4.08 1.90 36 76.1
68 60 Nottingham Trent 287 4.08 2.10 43 79.9
11 17 Nottingham 432 4.07 2.60 74 93.1
24 18 Liverpool 384 4.07 3.00 52 89.7
36 29 Oxford Brookes 324 4.06 2.80 54 87.1
16 16 Southampton 420 4.05 2.95 62 92.3
76 76 Plymouth 281 4.05 2.10 41 79.2
75 60 Glamorgan 273 4.04 2.55 29 79.2
51 49 Lincoln 263 4.03 2.25 55 82.2
13 11 Bristol 451 4.03 2.60 71 92.9
33 25 Aberdeen 324 4.02 2.85 57 87.8
72 71 Gloucestershire 287 4.01 1.90 48 79.4
69 - Trinity Saint David 260 3.99 2.18 46 79.7
32 31 Newcastle 412 3.99 2.40 59 88.0
45 38 Queen's, Belfast 341 3.98 2.70 43 84.5
49 46 Swansea 310 3.97 2.55 46 83.3
66 74 Brighton 239 3.96 2.85 33 80.3
23 28 SOAS 397 3.96 2.80 59 89.8
27 24 Birmingham 408 3.95 2.70 57 89.1
46 44 Hertfordshire 257 3.94 2.95 48 84.3
63 62 Sunderland 234 3.93 2.35 51 80.7
80 81 Salford 291 3.90 2.00 44 78.8
50 75 Coventry 306 3.90 68 82.5
85 89 Westminster 266 3.88 2.00 34 76.0
54 52 Goldsmiths College 334 3.87 2.05 53 82.0
81 85 Sheffield Hallam 299 3.86 2.05 40 78.4
26 21 Edinburgh 438 3.85 2.65 57 89.2
86 86 Manchester Metropolitan 285 3.84 1.80 34 75.2
22 19 Manchester 416 3.83 2.81 61 90.2
67 66 Kingston 249 3.82 2.10 56 80.2
58 65 Northumbria 329 3.82 1.85 57 81.2
3 1 London School of Economics 497 3.81 2.90 91 98.9
59 71 Roehampton 276 3.79 2.30 52 81.2
89 88 Worcester 271 3.77 1.40 42 73.7
88 90 Leeds Metropolitan 247 3.76 40 74.6
90 81 London Metropolitan 224 3.62 73.2
77 68 Ulster 244 2.55 39 79.2

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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