University Subject Tables 2014

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

Maximum score: 1000.0

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2014 2013
1 2 Durham 556 4.39 2.80 82 100.0
2 3 Cambridge 559 4.39 2.95 71 98.4
3 5 University College London 493 4.26 2.85 77 96.9
4 7 Exeter 500 4.31 3.00 72 96.8
5 1 Oxford 541 4.26 3.00 67 96.7
6 4 York 512 4.09 3.15 70 96.2
7 6 Warwick 518 4.15 2.95 71 96.2
8 11 St Andrews 519 4.22 2.95 66 95.6
9 8 Bristol 496 4.08 2.85 74 95.6
10 9 Leeds 449 4.11 2.95 75 95.0
11 15 King's College London 471 4.09 2.80 73 94.5
12 10 Nottingham 469 4.18 3.00 67 94.4
13 16 Lancaster 462 4.18 2.70 72 94.2
14 12 Queen Mary 420 4.27 3.05 68 93.8
15 13 Newcastle 454 4.20 2.90 67 93.7
16 21 Royal Holloway 424 4.14 2.85 73 93.7
17 19 Glasgow 457 4.19 2.95 62 93.0
18 24 Edinburgh 491 3.98 3.05 60 92.9
19 26 Birmingham 443 3.93 2.80 71 92.7
20 - Birkbeck 4.39 2.80 92.5
21 28 East Anglia 450 4.28 2.80 61 92.5
22 23 Sheffield 463 4.12 2.80 63 92.5
23 14 Southampton 450 4.36 2.80 58 92.3
24 25 Kent 405 4.14 2.85 68 92.1
25 18 Loughborough 407 4.28 2.50 70 92.1
26 17 Cardiff 448 4.17 2.85 60 91.9
27 29 Manchester 470 3.86 3.05 60 91.7
28 31 Aberdeen 442 4.10 2.90 59 91.4
29 20 Leicester 419 4.23 2.70 62 91.3
30 22 Sussex 427 4.10 2.70 64 91.3
31 33 Keele 356 4.21 2.55 68 90.1
32 27 Liverpool 442 4.03 2.90 53 89.9
33 32 Stirling 391 4.26 2.55 59 89.5
34 30 Hull 343 4.20 2.55 65 89.2
35 35 Reading 396 4.13 2.80 55 89.1
36 37 Queen's, Belfast 393 4.10 2.90 53 88.9
37 34 Strathclyde 437 4.03 2.50 49 87.6
38 38 Goldsmiths, University of London 382 4.09 2.65 51 87.3
39 45 Essex 399 4.15 2.60 48 87.2
40 36 Dundee 382 4.30 2.45 49 87.2
41 42 Aberystwyth 362 4.01 2.45 56 86.7
42 41 Swansea 354 3.93 2.60 55 86.4
43 40 Roehampton 302 4.21 2.30 60 86.3
44 91 Bishop Grosseteste 249 4.63 1.60 69 86.2
45 49 Edinburgh Napier 364 4.28 1.95 86.0
46 51 Oxford Brookes 357 4.10 2.40 50 85.6
47 48 Portsmouth 319 3.97 2.40 58 85.6
48 46 Birmingham City 305 4.31 2.05 58 85.5
49 58 Winchester 322 4.09 2.25 57 85.5
50 43 Brunel 360 3.91 2.50 51 85.3
51 44 Chester 317 4.47 1.90 54 85.3
52 47 De Montfort 300 4.19 2.95 44 85.1
53 79 Bangor 333 3.74 2.55 53 84.4
54 50 Huddersfield 343 4.02 1.95 55 84.3
55 74 West of England, Bristol 337 4.15 2.20 48 84.2
56 59 Bath Spa 353 4.04 2.15 49 84.2
57 81 Northampton 305 4.35 1.85 52 83.9
58 60 Lincoln 337 4.17 66 83.8
59 39 Leeds Trinity 283 4.16 1.90 58 83.8
60 68 Hertfordshire 335 4.04 2.40 45 83.8
61 54 Coventry 290 4.12 1.70 61 83.7
62 55 Glamorgan 309 4.08 2.40 47 83.6
63 52 Anglia Ruskin 265 4.25 2.70 44 83.6
64 67 Kingston 305 3.95 2.40 50 83.5
65 70 Salford 308 4.07 2.35 47 83.4
66 56 Northumbria 348 4.05 2.10 46 83.3
67 66 Cumbria 228 4.50 1.45 63 83.3
68 71 Brighton 331 4.05 2.20 45 83.0
69 101 Plymouth 325 4.01 2.05 49 82.9
70 72 Manchester Metropolitan 334 4.09 2.35 39 82.6
71 53 Central Lancashire 297 3.89 1.90 56 82.5
72 63 Gloucestershire 295 4.23 2.15 44 82.5
73 64 Sunderland 279 4.22 2.40 40 82.1
74 57 Nottingham Trent 319 3.98 2.50 38 82.0
75 75 Sheffield Hallam 338 3.85 2.20 43 81.9
76 77 Westminster 315 4.06 1.80 48 81.9
77 62 Edge Hill 304 4.18 1.65 49 81.8
78 76 Bedfordshire 220 4.10 2.10 54 81.7
79 89 Ulster 278 4.24 2.25 40 81.6
80 78 Aston 365 3.97 1.85 40 81.4
81 87 St Mary's 296 4.08 1.70 49 81.3
82 97 Liverpool John Moores 324 4.18 2.10 36 81.3
83 69 Worcester 292 4.06 1.85 47 81.2
84 80 Surrey 429 3.91 46 81.1
85 88 Teesside 336 4.33 49 81.1
86 73 Middlesex 269 3.69 2.25 50 80.8
87 90 Buckingham 308 4.46 80.8
88 93 Greenwich 282 4.04 1.70 48 80.5
89 86 Chichester 303 4.14 1.95 36 80.0
90 61 Staffordshire 233 3.97 1.85 49 79.6
91 85 Newman 295 4.08 52 79.5
92 84 Canterbury Christ Church 288 3.98 1.60 45 79.5
93 99 Falmouth 274 4.30 49 79.3
94 83 Glyndwr 236 4.29 54 79.3
95 92 Southampton Solent 278 4.19 78.1
96 100 East London 238 4.10 51 77.8
97 95 York St John 298 3.92 1.30 38 77.1
98 102 Leeds Metropolitan 283 3.96 43 76.8
99 103 Cardiff Metropolitan 295 4.15 36 76.6
100 94 University Campus Suffolk 277 4.38 31 76.2
101 98 London Metropolitan 216 3.90 49 75.9
102 96 Derby 3.74 45 75.7
103 107 London South Bank 246 3.99 75.6
104 - St Mark and St John 236 4.31 1.00 32 75.0
105 105 Bolton 260 3.90 1.40 25 73.8

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.

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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