University Subject Tables 2015

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    Computer Science
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Computer Science

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.

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Research Assessment
Research Assessment
The average quality of the research undertaken in the University.

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Graduate Prospects
Graduate Prospects
A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the University.

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Overall Score
Overall Score
The total score calculated by our independent and trusted methodology.

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2015 2014
1 1 Cambridge 631 4.16 3.35 94 100.0
2 2 Imperial College London 571 4.39 3.20 94 98.3
3 3 Oxford 647 4.12 3.15 86 97.5
4 15 St Andrews 512 4.70 2.70 100 96.6
5 14 Durham 530 4.30 2.80 89 93.0
6 8 University College London 515 3.92 3.15 89 92.1
7 7 Birmingham 432 4.31 3.00 94 91.7
8 5 Bristol 494 4.01 2.95 93 91.6
9 6 Exeter - - 2.65 94 91.6
10 4 Glasgow 434 4.20 3.10 90 90.8
11 13 Bath 480 4.03 2.95 90 90.6
12 10 Warwick 508 3.83 2.75 94 90.2
13 11 Southampton 466 4.00 3.20 84 90.0
14 12 Edinburgh 489 3.83 3.20 84 89.9
15 9 York 454 4.10 2.95 85 89.0
16 16 Manchester 444 4.06 3.15 79 88.2
17 17 Sheffield 422 4.15 2.75 89 88.0
18 20 Newcastle 406 4.14 2.90 87 87.7
19 18 Leeds 417 3.95 3.05 84 87.1
20 19 Liverpool 400 4.03 3.05 84 87.0
21 33 Lancaster 416 4.05 3.05 79 86.6
22 24 Nottingham 405 3.81 3.10 83 85.9
23 23 Leicester 374 3.99 2.80 91 85.9
24 29 Aberdeen 392 4.00 2.90 84 85.7
25 21 King's College London 419 3.96 2.70 85 85.5
26 25 Kent 379 4.04 2.75 86 85.1
27 38 Heriot-Watt 419 4.06 2.65 81 85.0
28 22 Strathclyde 435 4.02 2.55 81 84.8
29 26 Loughborough 372 4.11 2.60 86 84.4
30 37 Queen's, Belfast 386 3.99 2.65 83 83.9
31 27 Cardiff 383 3.97 2.85 79 83.8
32 31 Surrey 394 4.16 2.35 83 83.5
33 30 Sussex 384 3.93 2.85 78 83.4
34 43 Essex 324 4.20 2.75 79 82.5
35 36 Queen Mary 377 3.86 3.00 72 82.3
36 34 Royal Holloway 365 4.07 2.80 73 82.2
37 28 Dundee 367 4.05 2.75 72 81.7
38 42 East Anglia 384 3.83 2.75 74 81.5
39 32 Swansea 306 3.59 2.90 90 81.4
40 40 Stirling 390 3.99 2.75 65 80.7
41 39 Reading 355 3.76 2.15 92 80.5
42 55 Hull 325 4.17 2.35 79 80.2
43 45 Lincoln 340 4.04 2.50 76 80.1
44 53 City 380 3.77 2.60 73 79.9
45 47 Birkbeck - 3.70 2.75 - 79.6
46 48 Brunel 354 3.95 2.55 72 79.5
47 35 Aberystwyth 304 3.71 2.95 76 79.3
48 49 Oxford Brookes 419 3.66 2.50 69 79.2
49 44 Plymouth 311 3.82 3.00 70 79.2
50 46 Aston 362 4.00 2.30 74 79.2
51 51 Robert Gordon 347 3.98 2.35 74 78.8
52 50 Bournemouth 334 3.82 2.25 82 78.5
53 41 Goldsmiths, University of London 299 3.98 2.70 71 78.4
54 52 West of England, Bristol 314 3.97 2.40 76 78.2
55 54 Northumbria 331 4.00 2.40 67 77.1
56 60 Liverpool John Moores 321 4.00 2.50 63 76.4
57 59 Brighton 268 3.88 2.60 71 76.0
58 64 Salford 364 3.90 2.40 59 76.0
59 72 Edinburgh Napier 340 4.05 2.09 66 75.8
60 62 De Montfort 302 4.04 2.40 64 75.6
61 69 Coventry 286 4.14 2.05 72 75.5
62 56 Nottingham Trent 296 3.79 2.15 77 75.3
63 61 Ulster 311 3.84 2.55 61 75.0
64 93 Glyndwr 333 4.10 2.35 55 74.9
65 68 Keele 380 4.11 - 68 74.8
66 63 Manchester Metropolitan 329 3.93 2.15 65 74.8
67 - South Wales 319 3.93 2.25 63 74.6
68 74 Bradford 289 3.97 2.35 64 74.4
69 65 Hertfordshire 308 3.84 2.60 56 74.1
70 58 Bangor 261 3.62 2.50 72 73.9
71 57 Huddersfield 318 3.72 2.05 70 73.7
72 73 Abertay 368 3.99 - 68 73.7
73 66 Teesside 359 3.92 2.50 45 73.5
74 67 Staffordshire 296 3.95 2.05 65 73.2
75 79 Central Lancashire 346 4.06 - 65 72.6
76 77 Sunderland 330 4.08 1.90 56 72.5
77 70 Sheffield Hallam 301 3.86 1.90 67 72.4
78 86 Newman - 4.00 - 70 72.1
79 81 Greenwich 303 4.24 1.90 52 71.6
80 82 Derby 325 3.70 - 73 71.4
81 90 Middlesex 247 4.19 2.25 53 71.4
82 78 Glasgow Caledonian 326 3.93 1.80 58 71.3
83 71 Portsmouth 311 3.94 1.90 56 70.9
84 88 Northampton 286 4.16 - 64 70.8
85 75 Kingston 273 3.81 2.20 57 70.6
86 85 Edge Hill 302 4.20 - 57 70.2
87 84 Chester 289 3.95 - 66 70.1
88 80 Westminster 273 3.79 2.05 54 69.1
89 89 Cardiff Metropolitan 275 4.08 - 59 68.9
90 96 Anglia Ruskin 249 3.95 - 64 68.2
91 94 Birmingham City 315 3.96 - 51 67.9
92 97 Worcester 266 3.92 - 60 67.8
93 87 Gloucestershire 261 3.71 - 67 67.8
94 92 Southampton Solent 255 3.72 - 64 67.1
95 98 West of Scotland 290 3.83 2.00 41 66.9
96 99 West London - 3.83 1.65 52 66.7
97 95 Leeds Metropolitan 248 3.90 - 58 66.6
98 101 Bedfordshire 223 3.82 2.10 49 66.6
99 83 London South Bank 204 3.89 2.15 47 66.2
100 - Highlands & Islands - 4.15 - 45 66.2
101 102 Canterbury Christ Church 235 3.83 - 59 66.0
102 103 London Metropolitan 211 4.00 1.50 45 63.1
103 91 Bolton 297 3.82 - 35 63.0
104 105 Buckinghamshire New 227 3.73 - 43 61.7
105 104 East London 235 3.86 - 36 61.2

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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