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University Subject Tables 2017

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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 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 570 4.30 3.24 84 100.0
2 4 Oxford 555 4.16 3.26 82 98.0
3 2 Durham 562 4.28 3.18 82 97.8
4 3 St Andrews 521 4.35 3.23 69 94.3
5 9 University College London 504 4.15 3.22 74 94.2
6 6 Exeter 479 4.29 3.25 78 94.2
7 7 London School of Economics 481 4.25 3.15 77 93.9
8 5 Warwick 474 4.11 3.28 80 93.8
9 11 King's College London 471 4.18 3.29 74 92.3
10 8 York 468 4.23 3.31 73 92.2
11 14 Birmingham 415 4.13 3.32 81 91.8
12 12 Lancaster 438 4.29 3.12 75 91.2
13 15 Leeds 443 4.14 3.23 73 90.6
14 13 Sheffield 422 4.31 3.30 66 90.3
15 16 Southampton 396 4.31 3.30 69 89.8
16 18 Nottingham 424 4.13 2.92 77 89.7
17 10 Bristol 491 3.70 2.95 72 89.0
18 22 Edinburgh 469 3.96 3.13 65 89.0
19 29 Sussex 373 4.16 3.21 78 88.9
20 20 Newcastle 434 4.32 2.81 69 88.7
21 17 Glasgow 430 4.18 3.18 64 88.6
22 21 East Anglia (UEA) 411 4.37 3.09 61 88.5
23 31 Loughborough 371 4.30 2.51 80 87.8
24 23 Kent 363 4.23 2.96 70 87.2
25 24 Manchester 409 4.13 3.24 65 87.1
26 19 Queen Mary, University of London 376 4.33 3.21 62 86.8
27 25 Royal Holloway, University of London 391 4.27 2.99 60 86.0
28 26 Cardiff 402 4.23 3.19 62 86.0
29 34 Aberdeen 426 4.03 2.95 60 85.4
30 28 Queen's, Belfast 357 4.24 3.15 57 84.7
31 33 Reading 373 4.17 2.98 60 84.6
32 36 Keele 344 4.32 3.03 62 84.5
33 32 Liverpool 387 4.13 3.07 56 84.0
34 27 Strathclyde 442 4.15 2.95 44 84.0
35 30 Leicester 372 4.10 3.14 60 83.9
36 37 SOAS, University of London 374 4.12 2.58 68 83.4
37 35 Huddersfield 308 4.40 2.76 67 83.2
38 51 Hull 332 4.29 2.83 61 82.4
39 47 Stirling 383 4.17 2.88 53 82.2
40 38 Swansea 290 4.25 3.07 66 81.9
41 43 Essex 292 4.29 2.87 59 81.8
42 41 Oxford Brookes 331 4.36 3.01 50 81.7
43 40 Hertfordshire 298 3.95 3.29 61 81.5
44 46 Goldsmiths, University of London 319 4.01 2.94 56 80.9
45 52 Bournemouth 4.29 3.10 80.6
46 39 Lincoln 308 4.30 2.81 57 80.6
47 44 Northumbria 343 4.15 2.88 51 80.3
48 49 Bangor 312 4.43 2.90 48 80.0
49 54 Dundee 357 4.34 2.77 40 79.8
50 61 De Montfort 259 4.23 2.70 64 79.5
51 42 Brunel University London 306 4.47 2.79 42 79.3
52 64 Liverpool Hope 277 4.41 2.31 58 79.1
53 50 West of England, Bristol 300 4.23 2.77 49 79.0
54 56 Manchester Metropolitan 328 4.28 2.82 51 78.9
55 57 Teesside 271 4.42 2.82 49 78.8
56 45 Portsmouth 283 4.07 2.89 55 78.6
57 66 Aberystwyth 310 4.14 2.69 52 78.0
58 67 Coventry 296 4.42 2.01 66 77.9
59 60 Winchester 284 4.28 2.59 52 77.6
60 59 Northampton 274 4.19 2.86 44 77.4
61 77 Brighton 288 4.15 2.95 54 76.6
62 48 Chester 302 4.30 2.35 51 76.4
63 55 Edge Hill 286 4.28 2.62 38 75.7
64 62 Sheffield Hallam 278 4.07 2.87 38 75.4
65 63 Liverpool John Moores 313 4.17 2.53 43 75.3
66 68 South Wales 308 4.45 2.69 33 75.0
67 58 Roehampton 271 3.81 2.70 55 75.0
68 53 Highlands & Islands 281 3.99 2.80 42 74.8
69 65 Plymouth 277 4.22 2.63 37 74.6
70 79 Bath Spa 321 4.34 2.18 43 74.6
71 74 Trinity Saint David 260 4.10 2.26 49 74.4
72 73 Canterbury Christ Church 272 4.28 2.63 40 74.3
73 71 Nottingham Trent 269 4.07 2.76 46 74.1
74 69 Chichester 249 4.36 2.46 40 73.8
75 82 Derby 272 4.55 2.63 34 73.5
76 70 Bishop Grosseteste 245 3.93 1.93 66 73.5
77 83 Newman 277 4.44 2.43 35 72.9
78 76 Ulster 280 4.17 2.65 30 72.9
79 89 Sunderland 283 4.27 2.16 45 72.4
80 81 Leeds Trinity 260 4.27 2.24 34 72.1
81 86 Worcester 258 3.80 2.53 48 72.0
82 78 Central Lancashire 275 4.05 2.33 42 71.8
83 75 Glyndwr 4.51 46 71.7
84 88 Greenwich 311 4.27 2.23 33 71.5
85 91 Salford 278 4.28 2.04 42 70.8
86 84 St Mary's, Twickenham 238 4.37 2.22 36 70.0
87 72 University Campus Suffolk 302 4.45 37 70.0
88 85 Gloucestershire 306 3.91 1.95 32 69.4
89 93 York St John 276 4.27 44 69.3
90 87 Westminster 275 3.99 2.34 34 68.8
91 92 Anglia Ruskin 235 4.08 2.12 31 68.2
92 95 Leeds Beckett 266 4.38 34 67.5
93 94 Kingston 245 4.16 43 67.3
94 90 Staffordshire 186 3.97 1.86 35 63.4
95 80 East London 226 3.68 41 63.0

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.

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

Read the league table methodology and how to use the tables.

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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