University Subject Tables 2016

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    English
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    2016
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English

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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2016 2015
1 1 Durham 555 4.25 3.42 82 100.0
2 3 Cambridge 546 4.31 3.14 82 99.4
3 4 St Andrews 506 4.27 3.40 77 97.8
4 6 Oxford 556 4.29 3.26 72 97.8
5 2 University College London 518 4.18 3.36 68 96.0
6 7 Exeter 487 4.39 3.07 68 95.0
7 8 York 485 3.89 3.49 69 94.0
8 13 Newcastle 434 4.18 3.46 71 94.0
9 11 Nottingham 440 4.13 3.27 72 93.9
10 5 Bristol 506 3.91 2.72 74 93.5
11 14 Lancaster 445 4.13 3.14 72 93.4
12 9 Warwick 466 3.98 3.53 65 93.1
13 19 Birmingham 417 4.11 3.19 75 92.7
14 15 Royal Holloway, University of London 422 4.26 3.19 65 92.3
15 12 Leeds 453 4.10 3.19 67 92.1
16 29 Southampton 402 4.31 3.13 69 91.9
17 18 Glasgow 439 4.14 3.18 62 91.7
18 21 Sheffield 424 4.25 3.20 64 91.7
19 10 Edinburgh 468 4.02 3.11 62 91.6
20 25 Leicester 379 4.14 3.06 70 91.3
21 22 Sussex 399 4.25 3.28 64 91.3
22 16 Queen Mary, University of London 400 4.14 3.41 61 91.3
23 24 Cardiff 418 4.17 3.27 65 91.0
24 23 Manchester 415 4.17 3.19 61 90.9
25 20 King's College London 459 3.91 3.23 61 90.8
26 17 East Anglia 436 4.23 3.27 59 90.7
27 30 Loughborough 390 4.31 2.80 67 90.6
28 34 Swansea 325 4.02 3.36 75 90.1
29 26 Aberdeen 436 4.12 3.24 54 90.0
30 28 Kent 358 4.20 3.03 65 89.9
31 69 Surrey 438 3.95 3.01 61 89.7
32 31 Liverpool 403 3.96 3.18 60 89.3
33 36 Dundee 398 4.38 2.98 53 88.8
34 32 Queen's, Belfast 374 4.22 3.19 53 88.6
35 33 Edinburgh Napier 379 4.37 2.87 53 88.4
36 65 Aston 331 4.17 2.80 70 88.1
37 27 Keele 357 4.24 2.83 60 88.0
38 35 Reading 380 4.21 2.98 54 87.9
39 39 Strathclyde 459 4.08 2.93 43 87.5
40 49 Bangor 319 4.15 3.05 58 87.3
41 44 Stirling 399 4.15 3.00 48 86.6
42 67 Lincoln 321 4.29 2.51 63 86.5
43 46 West of England, Bristol 328 4.24 2.81 52 85.8
44 48 Huddersfield 335 3.90 2.89 58 85.4
45 42 Essex 316 4.03 3.01 54 85.2
46 37 Brunel University London 360 4.25 2.55 48 85.2
47 41 Goldsmiths, University of London 339 3.90 2.91 52 85.1
48 59 Roehampton 297 4.32 2.92 54 84.7
49 63 Northumbria 339 4.16 2.95 48 84.5
50 45 Oxford Brookes 325 4.12 3.05 47 84.1
51 53 Bath Spa 315 4.21 2.72 50 83.9
52 81 Buckingham 286 4.46 69 83.7
53 70 Manchester Metropolitan 327 4.05 3.07 47 83.7
54 64 Birmingham City 283 4.05 2.99 52 83.6
55 79 Newman 284 4.11 2.28 65 83.5
56 - Liverpool Hope 299 3.97 2.55 56 83.5
57 54 Aberystwyth 314 3.97 2.87 49 83.5
58 61 Plymouth 307 4.16 2.69 47 83.4
59 38 Hull 333 4.09 2.80 47 83.3
60 57 Northampton 261 4.46 2.46 48 83.2
61 93 Bournemouth 348 4.16 3.10 43 83.1
62 55 Chester 306 4.27 2.30 55 82.9
63 52 Bishop Grosseteste 263 4.32 2.12 63 82.7
64 76 Liverpool John Moores 335 4.20 2.88 42 82.6
65 51 Portsmouth 284 4.13 2.61 53 82.6
66 78 Westminster 277 4.08 3.11 47 82.5
67 47 De Montfort 272 4.13 2.84 50 82.4
68 105 Bolton 274 4.37 2.41 51 82.0
69 50 Coventry 283 4.50 60 82.0
70 100 Teesside 264 4.64 2.51 42 81.9
71 82 Nottingham Trent 280 4.10 2.81 43 81.7
72 103 East London 255 4.38 3.10 44 81.6
73 73 Edge Hill 315 4.22 2.40 45 81.5
74 74 Greenwich 307 4.28 2.48 42 81.5
75 40 Winchester 309 3.99 2.59 48 81.3
76 62 Kingston 293 3.87 2.84 51 81.2
77 72 Sunderland 282 4.28 2.22 42 81.0
78 75 Sheffield Hallam 316 4.07 2.58 43 81.0
79 58 Hertfordshire 321 4.02 2.46 48 80.6
80 83 Chichester 281 4.09 2.58 43 80.3
81 94 Falmouth 271 4.41 2.14 49 80.2
82 71 Gloucestershire 299 4.20 2.07 45 80.0
83 80 Central Lancashire 290 4.14 2.60 43 80.0
84 60 South Wales 297 4.05 2.56 43 80.0
85 92 York St John 278 4.19 2.14 49 80.0
86 85 Ulster 286 4.12 2.88 28 79.8
87 86 St Mary's, Twickenham 260 4.24 2.30 45 79.6
88 88 Bedfordshire 215 4.36 3.23 28 79.5
89 68 Anglia Ruskin 243 4.20 2.43 41 79.4
90 87 Middlesex 232 4.05 2.54 50 79.3
91 90 Leeds Trinity 261 4.20 1.96 45 78.7
92 95 Canterbury Christ Church 261 4.12 2.41 43 78.6
93 56 Salford 321 3.66 2.45 45 78.4
94 84 Worcester 262 4.10 2.21 44 78.3
95 66 Cumbria 223 4.62 46 78.2
96 99 Derby 280 4.10 2.63 33 78.0
97 96 Cardiff Metropolitan 276 4.15 48 77.9
98 91 Southampton Solent 250 4.53 42 77.7
99 77 Brighton 305 3.96 42 76.6
100 102 Leeds Beckett 264 4.08 44 76.4
101 101 London Metropolitan 254 3.95 47 76.1
102 97 University Campus Suffolk 279 3.92 40 75.3
103 104 London South Bank 236 3.91 2.42 29 74.9
104 - St Mark and St John 259 4.34 30 74.7
105 98 Staffordshire 220 3.91 1.86 41 74.7
106 - Trinity Saint David 214 3.90 36 72.6

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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