University Subject Tables 2017

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    2017
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Politics

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 Quality
Research Quality
A measure of the 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: 100.0

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2017 2016
1 1 Oxford 591 4.06 3.31 84 100.0
2 5 St Andrews 557 4.23 2.95 81 97.6
3 2 Cambridge 551 4.15 3.00 82 97.2
4 6 Warwick 496 4.31 3.19 79 96.8
5 7 Durham 533 4.05 2.87 83 95.5
6 8 Exeter 466 4.19 3.13 86 95.4
7 3 University College London 550 3.83 3.28 74 95.4
8 12 Sheffield 438 4.23 3.40 78 94.4
9 11 Lancaster 421 4.12 3.15 83 94.3
10 4 London School of Economics 503 3.66 3.45 77 93.6
11 10 York 423 4.23 3.16 77 92.8
12 9 Bath 477 3.86 2.81 79 91.6
13 15 Nottingham 411 3.95 2.79 83 91.5
14 13 Bristol 446 3.80 2.69 79 90.8
15 30 King's College London 484 3.88 2.99 72 90.8
16 20 Glasgow 447 4.18 2.84 67 90.6
17 16 Edinburgh 483 3.74 3.07 69 90.6
18 36 Sussex 372 4.14 3.03 76 90.3
19 31 Loughborough 358 4.30 2.51 80 90.2
20 14 Birmingham 384 3.85 2.78 84 90.0
21 33 Leeds 417 4.08 2.86 75 90.0
22 19 Kent 337 4.27 2.75 80 89.9
23 21 Royal Holloway, University of London 404 4.08 2.81 72 89.8
24 18 SOAS, University of London 410 4.04 2.86 74 89.8
25 26 Reading 361 4.21 2.91 70 89.1
26 24 Aston 313 4.28 3.08 72 88.7
27 23 Essex 294 4.21 3.54 67 88.7
28 32 Manchester 420 3.99 2.92 68 88.7
29 27 Queen Mary, University of London 391 4.29 2.85 64 88.6
30 17 Cardiff 392 4.03 3.02 70 88.6
31 22 Southampton 372 4.05 2.99 70 88.5
32 25 Newcastle 405 4.17 2.62 68 88.3
33 40 Surrey 439 4.40 2.08 65 87.9
34 34 East Anglia (UEA) 391 4.15 2.85 63 87.5
35 28 City, University of London 336 4.05 2.65 75 87.3
36 29 Strathclyde 455 4.19 3.04 44 86.7
37 43 Stirling 381 3.98 3.01 62 86.7
38 42 Queen's, Belfast 365 4.18 2.80 58 86.2
39 37 Leicester 369 4.07 2.55 64 85.6
40 35 Aberdeen 415 3.79 2.44 66 85.6
41 39 Keele 325 4.31 2.75 61 85.1
42 50 Huddersfield 296 4.39 2.83 68 84.9
43 46 Swansea 285 3.93 2.87 75 84.7
44 47 Hull 330 4.09 2.21 68 84.2
45 38 Brunel University London 300 4.23 2.79 57 84.0
46 52 Aberystwyth 301 4.02 3.18 57 83.7
47 53 Coventry 302 4.40 2.01 71 83.7
48 59 De Montfort 252 4.30 2.74 70 83.5
49 55 Portsmouth 293 4.26 2.89 54 83.3
50 48 Liverpool 364 3.96 2.42 65 83.3
51 64 East London 4.26 2.74 54 82.8
52 57 Bradford 280 4.08 2.71 68 82.7
53 54 West of England, Bristol 308 4.32 2.07 58 82.1
54 70 Northumbria 351 3.94 2.49 58 82.1
55 49 Oxford Brookes 325 4.24 2.37 52 81.8
56 61 Lincoln 297 4.11 2.17 66 81.8
57 51 Dundee 327 4.32 2.15 52 81.7
58 56 Manchester Metropolitan 335 4.09 2.82 49 81.4
59 41 Middlesex 232 4.42 2.58 81.4
60 44 Bournemouth 281 3.84 3.10 80.8
61 58 Goldsmiths, University of London 302 4.05 2.50 49 80.4
62 60 Plymouth 283 4.13 2.75 48 80.4
63 62 Liverpool Hope 283 4.33 1.76 56 79.8
64 63 Westminster 277 4.19 2.68 48 79.4
65 69 Edge Hill 4.13 2.03 79.0
66 66 West of Scotland 4.29 2.23 44 78.7
67 79 Buckingham 318 4.39 78.6
68 72 Greenwich 294 4.21 2.23 47 78.2
69 45 London South Bank 196 3.96 2.67 78.0
70 73 Brighton 237 3.93 2.95 52 77.8
71 83 Sheffield Hallam 279 4.35 2.72 37 77.5
72 71 Ulster 279 4.11 2.58 35 77.1
73 68 Central Lancashire 289 4.19 2.33 39 77.0
74 81 Salford 303 4.07 2.04 47 76.6
75 76 Canterbury Christ Church 242 4.26 1.70 52 76.3
76 74 Winchester 266 4.37 52 75.9
77 78 Leeds Beckett 268 4.21 1.93 44 75.4
78 67 Nottingham Trent 266 4.29 50 75.0
79 65 Sunderland 264 3.75 2.12 73.9
80 75 London Metropolitan 229 4.04 1.85 50 73.3
81 77 Chester 270 3.97 47 72.8
82 82 Kingston 242 3.91 51 72.5
83 - Chichester 198 4.11 71.6

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.

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Maximum scores:      
Entry standards N/A Facilities spend N/A
Student satisfaction 5.00 Good honours 100.0
Research assessment 4.00 Graduate prospects 100.0
Research intensity 1.00 Completion 100.0
Student–staff ratio N/A Overall score 1000.0
Academic services spend N/A    

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