University Subject Tables 2012

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    Politics
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    2012
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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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2012 2011
1 1 Oxford 550 4.07 2.85 84 100.0
2 4 Cambridge 524 2.50 74 98.0
3 2 Sheffield 447 4.22 3.15 70 97.0
4 2 London School of Economics 508 3.93 2.80 76 96.6
5 10 Bath 482 4.05 2.40 86 96.3
6 6 St Andrews 513 4.30 2.35 76 95.8
7 11 University College London 518 3.82 2.75 95.6
8 9 Durham 489 4.01 2.40 80 95.2
9 6 Warwick 479 4.03 2.65 74 95.1
10 5 SOAS 469 3.64 2.65 74 93.3
11 12 Exeter 443 4.14 2.60 68 93.3
12 15 Nottingham 429 3.91 2.50 76 93.1
13 19 Bristol 453 4.11 2.20 76 92.9
14 14 York 456 3.86 2.30 76 92.5
15 8 King's College London 459 3.97 2.30 72 92.2
16 13 Essex 329 4.19 3.15 58 91.7
17 17 Sussex 385 4.01 2.65 68 91.6
18 21 Aberystwyth 342 4.13 2.95 62 91.5
19 20 Edinburgh 450 3.70 2.45 68 90.9
20 16 Queen Mary 398 4.13 2.35 68 90.8
21 22 Manchester 429 3.54 2.50 64 89.2
22 47 Surrey 337 3.88 2.10 78 89.1
23 29 Royal Holloway 376 4.01 2.10 70 88.9
24 22 Birmingham 419 3.99 2.35 58 88.8
25 24 Newcastle 394 4.01 2.30 62 88.8
26 27 Brighton 277 3.83 2.85 88.6
27 18 Cardiff 405 3.83 2.40 60 88.5
28 45 City 365 3.82 2.30 66 88.2
29 36 Leeds 410 3.89 1.80 72 88.1
30 25 Hull 348 4.12 2.15 64 87.8
31 32 Loughborough 356 4.00 2.25 62 87.6
32 32 Lancaster 400 3.95 1.90 66 87.4
33 27 Glasgow 407 3.95 2.30 54 87.3
34 39 East Anglia 381 4.16 2.10 58 87.3
35 31 Leicester 352 4.28 1.80 66 87.1
36 29 Southampton 418 3.72 2.05 62 87.0
37 36 Kent 326 3.98 2.10 66 86.8
38 39 Robert Gordon 4.19 1.95 86.7
39 42 Keele 299 4.13 2.15 64 86.6
40 34 Queen's, Belfast 350 3.75 2.40 58 86.5
41 50 Aston 360 4.03 1.85 62 85.7
42 45 Dundee 347 4.07 2.10 56 85.7
43 36 Reading 342 4.03 2.15 56 85.7
44 42 Strathclyde 366 4.17 2.00 54 85.6
45 25 Bradford 254 3.92 2.40 62 85.6
46 50 Plymouth 269 4.01 2.55 54 85.6
47 44 Brunel 301 4.12 2.05 60 85.3
48 35 Liverpool 366 4.00 1.80 60 85.1
49 49 Northumbria 296 3.70 2.20 60 84.3
50 50 Swansea 312 3.73 2.05 60 84.1
51 50 Goldsmiths College 322 3.90 2.10 54 84.1
52 58 Stirling 319 4.07 1.75 60 84.0
53 41 Aberdeen 329 3.97 2.05 52 83.8
54 56 Staffordshire 3.84 1.85 82.9
55 50 Portsmouth 283 3.94 2.40 44 82.9
56 47 Oxford Brookes 310 3.93 1.95 50 82.3
57 60 Ulster 248 3.86 2.15 52 82.0
58 - Canterbury Christ Church 242 4.16 81.9
59 72 Westminster 263 3.74 1.80 60 81.6
60 66 UWIC, Cardiff 3.83 52 81.2
61 71 Huddersfield 295 4.00 1.05 68 81.0
62 61 Salford 263 3.97 2.00 46 80.8
63 63 Sheffield Hallam 258 3.80 80.5
64 59 De Montfort 244 3.94 1.85 48 79.9
65 55 Nottingham Trent 253 3.83 50 79.8
66 62 Liverpool John Moores 244 3.68 54 79.7
67 - Northampton 210 3.90 79.5
68 67 Manchester Metropolitan 251 3.96 1.80 46 79.4
69 67 West of England, Bristol 266 4.07 1.55 48 79.3
70 69 Kingston 243 3.79 1.70 52 79.2
71 65 London Metropolitan 239 3.83 1.65 52 79.1
72 56 Leeds Metropolitan 241 3.54 52 78.7
73 63 Coventry 304 3.63 1.60 44 78.0
74 70 Lincoln 256 3.92 1.70 36 76.9
75 73 Central Lancashire 241 3.85 1.20 76.0
76 74 Greenwich 185 4.26 1.25 42 75.4

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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