University Subject Tables 2012

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    Education
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    2012
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Education

CUG Rank University Name Entry Standards
Entry Standards
The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University.

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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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Ofsted
Ofsted
A guide to the quality of teaching you can expect from the University, based on inspections by the Office for Standards in Education.

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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
1 1 Cambridge 488 2.85 86 3.8 100.0
2 4 Edinburgh 367 2.30 94 93.4
3 3 Stirling 330 2.60 93 92.8
4 2 East Anglia 312 2.55 3.8 92.5
5 4 Nottingham 2.40 3.7 92.1
6 8 Warwick 359 2.65 66 4.0 91.6
7 6 Durham 402 2.60 91 3.0 91.2
8 6 Glasgow 334 2.00 98 90.8
9 10 Canterbury Christ Church 324 2.10 89 3.7 89.6
10 11 Strathclyde 352 2.00 85 89.0
11 12 York 364 2.65 60 3.7 88.8
12 13 Brighton 319 2.05 85 3.7 88.5
13 16 Reading 332 2.00 81 3.7 88.2
14 - Sheffield 2.40 3.3 88.1
15 18 Manchester Metropolitan 278 2.65 82 3.5 87.8
16 14 King's College London 2.85 3.0 87.7
17 24 Oxford Brookes 304 2.00 76 3.8 87.3
18 9 Aberdeen 281 1.90 95 86.7
19 23 Birmingham City 288 1.90 84 3.7 86.5
20 26 Keele 292 2.75 61 3.7 86.4
21 20 Northumbria 321 91 3.5 86.1
22 20 Sussex 2.60 3.0 85.7
23 15 Brunel 318 1.60 91 3.3 85.6
24 31 Birmingham 353 2.35 61 3.3 85.2
25 19 Manchester 307 2.55 55 3.7 85.2
26 20 Dundee 309 1.70 86 85.1
27 66 Plymouth 295 2.05 70 3.7 85.1
28 25 Cardiff 355 2.70 48 85.0
29 17 Leeds 325 2.75 68 3.0 84.9
30 28 Huddersfield 291 1.80 100 3.0 84.7
31 - West of Scotland 291 1.70 88 84.6
32 26 Staffordshire 1.95 3.3 84.3
33 29 Sunderland 296 1.75 85 3.3 84.3
34 33 Winchester 283 2.05 77 3.2 82.9
35 - Southampton 2.25 3.0 82.8
36 34 Roehampton 269 2.15 78 3.2 82.7
37 32 Northampton 275 1.65 70 3.7 82.6
38 35 Hull 267 1.95 82 3.2 82.4
39 49 Sheffield Hallam 289 1.85 85 3.0 82.4
40 36 Edge Hill 302 1.15 87 3.3 82.4
41 42 Worcester 284 75 3.5 82.0
42 41 Chichester 304 86 3.0 81.6
43 38 Portsmouth 243 3.7 81.3
44 38 Leeds Trinity 272 92 3.0 81.2
45 36 West of England, Bristol 260 1.85 71 3.3 81.0
46 43 Gloucestershire 273 1.85 80 3.0 81.0
47 46 Leeds Metropolitan 290 1.65 77 3.0 80.4
48 40 Cumbria 261 1.00 81 3.5 80.1
49 53 St Mary's 286 1.10 90 3.0 80.0
50 60 Anglia Ruskin 290 78 3.0 79.7
51 50 York St John 305 0.85 77 3.3 79.6
52 50 University of Wales, Newport 269 1.05 87 79.6
53 54 UWIC, Cardiff 270 1.10 85 79.5
54 48 Bangor 280 1.75 65 79.3
55 54 Bedfordshire 211 83 3.3 79.2
56 47 Newman 249 1.75 72 3.2 79.2
57 52 Goldsmiths College 210 1.95 82 3.0 79.1
58 64 London Metropolitan 185 2.45 75 3.0 79.0
59 62 Chester 281 76 3.0 79.0
60 63 Hertfordshire 272 1.65 73 3.0 78.9
61 58 Liverpool John Moores 265 1.75 64 3.2 78.8
62 60 Kingston 264 1.60 75 3.0 78.7
63 45 Middlesex 199 82 3.3 78.6
64 66 Plymouth St Mark and St John 261 0.95 85 3.2 78.5
65 70 Nottingham Trent 282 77 2.8 78.2
66 74 University College Birmingham 210 51 4.0 78.0
67 54 Aberystwyth 253 72 77.7
68 44 Ulster 239 2.10 55 76.8
69 75 Glamorgan 232 1.65 76.8
70 67 Bath Spa 289 1.40 68 2.8 76.8
71 59 Greenwich 215 1.65 74 3.0 76.7
72 67 Derby 253 69 3.0 76.7
73 65 Trinity Saint David 249 67 76.3
74 67 Bishop Grosseteste 274 0.95 84 2.7 75.9
75 54 De Montfort 266 52 74.0
76 - Bolton 219 1.45 74.0
77 71 Central Lancashire 200 1.15 74 73.5
78 73 Glyndwr 255 0.90 64 73.0
79 72 East London 180 1.70 46 3.2 72.0
80 - Teesside 239 45 71.0

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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