University Subject Tables 2017

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    Sociology
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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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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 Cambridge 551 4.15 2.98 82 100.0
2 3 Durham 452 4.08 2.90 77 94.6
3 2 Bath 395 4.16 3.23 78 93.9
4 8 Edinburgh 480 3.87 3.16 64 93.8
5 14 Aberdeen 435 4.00 2.86 71 93.0
6 11 Exeter 424 4.28 2.99 62 92.6
7 6 Glasgow 429 4.22 3.20 62 92.5
8 5 Surrey 421 4.38 2.91 63 92.2
9 9 Loughborough 364 4.19 3.35 68 92.0
10 13 Leeds 400 4.19 3.12 64 91.9
11 25 Sussex 357 4.09 2.75 79 91.9
12 - King's College London 448 3.88 3.01 91.8
13 7 Warwick 404 4.06 2.76 65 90.9
14 12 Lancaster 362 4.21 3.21 64 90.9
15 15 York 376 4.22 3.27 60 90.5
16 22 Nottingham 363 4.02 3.13 67 90.2
17 16 London School of Economics 438 3.21 3.12 66 90.0
18 19 Kent 326 4.13 3.37 65 89.8
19 4 Birmingham 368 3.54 2.78 78 89.7
20 21 Sheffield 369 4.10 3.04 65 89.7
21 10 Bristol 398 3.39 3.07 65 89.1
22 24 Leicester 375 4.27 2.58 60 88.8
23 18 Newcastle 371 4.01 2.92 60 88.6
24 20 Manchester 376 3.92 3.26 53 88.4
25 32 Cardiff 375 4.05 3.22 55 88.3
26 26 Robert Gordon 353 4.20 2.85 67 88.2
27 27 Stirling 375 3.88 3.01 58 88.2
28 28 East Anglia (UEA) 3.92 3.38 88.1
29 38 Bangor 328 4.32 3.13 54 87.6
30 23 Aston 322 4.17 3.08 57 87.5
31 35 Keele 327 4.13 2.86 61 87.4
32 17 Southampton 377 3.92 3.23 47 87.4
33 41 Oxford Brookes 315 4.33 2.37 62 86.8
34 37 Essex 307 4.12 3.14 52 86.1
35 34 Queen's, Belfast 339 4.15 2.59 51 86.0
36 31 Portsmouth 320 4.19 2.89 50 85.7
37 44 Goldsmiths, University of London 324 4.22 2.83 46 85.5
38 29 Huddersfield 273 4.43 2.83 62 85.5
39 47 City, University of London 346 4.12 2.86 49 85.5
40 33 Edinburgh Napier 368 4.25 2.65 49 85.5
41 46 Liverpool 358 3.75 2.88 49 85.1
42 42 Glasgow Caledonian 408 3.97 2.78 40 85.0
43 48 Bradford 314 3.99 2.86 55 84.3
44 36 Strathclyde 4.25 2.94 40 84.3
45 73 Northumbria 350 4.00 2.49 41 83.1
46 52 Manchester Metropolitan 320 4.18 2.83 41 83.0
47 43 Abertay 316 3.93 2.00 58 83.0
48 30 Royal Holloway, University of London 362 4.13 54 82.9
49 58 Lincoln 309 4.31 61 82.9
50 39 Coventry 292 4.27 2.01 54 82.9
51 40 Queen Margaret 327 4.12 2.48 40 82.8
52 53 Hull 319 4.03 2.58 43 82.5
53 45 West of Scotland 320 4.25 2.23 40 82.2
54 66 Central Lancashire 317 4.12 2.58 40 82.0
55 55 Bath Spa 289 4.09 2.69 44 81.8
56 64 De Montfort 283 3.98 2.55 50 81.8
57 50 Brunel University London 310 3.86 2.69 36 81.6
58 68 Middlesex 280 3.97 2.58 47 81.5
59 57 Roehampton 259 4.17 2.66 43 81.5
60 - Swansea 318 4.48 81.3
61 56 Ulster 262 4.38 2.94 30 81.2
62 49 Salford 296 3.90 2.65 36 81.1
63 86 Edge Hill 301 4.05 2.03 48 81.0
64 69 Derby 285 4.00 2.63 42 80.9
65 63 West of England, Bristol 317 3.70 2.36 44 80.9
66 54 Brighton 272 3.90 2.60 47 80.7
67 82 Birmingham City 302 3.93 2.02 47 80.4
68 51 Chester 285 4.35 1.58 39 80.3
69 70 Plymouth 283 3.92 2.77 38 80.2
70 75 Bedfordshire 212 4.26 3.05 43 80.1
71 71 St Mary's, Twickenham 256 4.01 62 80.0
72 80 Liverpool Hope 299 4.35 2.13 34 80.0
73 90 Sheffield Hallam 293 3.97 2.72 36 80.0
74 67 Teesside 273 4.11 2.99 33 79.9
75 61 East London 263 4.13 2.74 37 79.8
76 62 Winchester 273 3.95 1.85 46 79.6
77 74 Nottingham Trent 272 4.22 49 79.1
78 79 Staffordshire 266 4.21 1.86 40 78.9
79 72 Sunderland 274 4.27 2.12 38 78.8
80 78 Northampton 243 4.38 49 78.6
81 59 Greenwich 320 4.23 36 78.5
82 81 London South Bank 223 3.88 2.67 39 78.4
83 92 Highlands & Islands 247 3.87 53 77.6
84 60 Bournemouth 276 3.90 2.56 32 77.6
85 76 University of Suffolk 303 4.09 36 77.5
86 94 Leeds Beckett 260 4.00 1.93 37 77.4
87 - Newman 272 4.14 77.4
88 65 Canterbury Christ Church 239 4.15 47 77.3
89 87 Gloucestershire 301 4.07 35 77.1
90 89 Buckinghamshire New 250 4.08 45 77.1
91 84 Westminster 275 4.19 37 77.0
92 77 South Wales 309 4.07 31 76.7
93 88 Anglia Ruskin 234 4.37 40 76.7
94 85 Liverpool John Moores 319 3.70 36 76.6
95 91 Worcester 264 3.93 41 76.3
96 93 Kingston 269 3.93 38 76.0
97 95 London Metropolitan 255 4.05 36 75.5

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.

This table was revised on 26th May 2016 and includes corrections and omissions reported to us by universities after publication in April. The rankings of some institutions have changed as a result.

Maximum scores for each measure

Entry standards N/A Facilities spend N/A
Student satisfaction 5.00 Good honours 100.0
Research quality 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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