University Subject Tables 2015

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Law

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 584 2.80 85 100.0
2 4 Oxford 583 4.23 3.00 83 96.9
3 2 London School of Economics 553 4.20 3.10 81 95.8
4 8 Durham 559 4.23 2.90 78 94.9
5 3 University College London 558 4.04 3.05 80 94.9
6 5 Glasgow 535 4.02 2.60 88 94.4
7 6 Nottingham 491 4.29 2.90 82 94.3
8 7 King's College London 552 3.97 2.55 85 93.8
9 17 Queen Mary 497 4.16 2.70 78 92.4
10 9 Edinburgh 519 3.78 2.75 83 92.4
11 11 Bristol 486 3.97 2.60 80 91.3
12 14 Aberdeen 480 4.12 2.20 83 91.2
13 23 Newcastle 481 4.30 2.25 78 91.2
14 10 Strathclyde 519 3.79 2.65 78 91.0
15 16 Queen's, Belfast 423 4.34 2.80 73 90.6
16 18 Exeter 482 4.11 2.30 77 90.3
17 15 Lancaster 441 4.18 2.40 79 90.3
18 29 Kent 390 4.26 2.85 76 90.1
19 12 Birmingham 426 3.95 2.65 81 90.1
20 20 Reading 431 4.23 2.70 73 90.0
21 13 Warwick 505 3.89 2.40 76 90.0
22 19 Leeds 463 4.08 2.55 73 89.7
23 26 Cardiff 418 3.97 2.80 77 89.6
24 30 East Anglia 428 4.23 2.25 76 89.1
25 24 Manchester 428 3.99 2.50 77 89.0
26 39 SOAS 431 4.15 2.35 75 89.0
27 27 Leicester 398 4.04 2.20 84 88.9
28 25 Dundee 438 3.99 2.55 73 88.6
29 22 Southampton 439 4.00 2.50 73 88.5
30 34 Surrey 408 4.35 2.10 71 87.7
31 28 York 475 4.29 83 87.6
32 31 Liverpool 410 4.03 2.45 71 87.3
33 21 Sussex 407 4.20 2.60 63 86.9
34 33 Sheffield 425 3.99 2.50 67 86.9
35 36 Keele 379 4.04 2.45 72 86.8
36 38 Swansea 342 4.15 2.45 74 86.8
37 32 Hull 357 4.01 2.35 72 85.8
38 44 Portsmouth 326 4.13 2.10 75 85.4
39 43 Buckingham 323 4.11 94 85.2
40 42 Stirling 405 3.87 2.15 68 84.9
41 41 Westminster 329 4.07 2.20 72 84.9
42 35 Brunel 380 4.01 2.45 62 84.7
43 40 Robert Gordon 401 3.87 1.50 77 84.6
44 37 Oxford Brookes 364 3.99 2.40 63 84.2
45 48 City 354 3.97 2.10 68 83.9
46 47 Central Lancashire 320 3.97 1.60 76 83.1
47 51 West of England, Bristol 328 4.05 1.80 70 83.1
48 49 Manchester Metropolitan 344 3.82 2.15 67 82.9
49 46 Essex 340 3.95 2.45 60 82.9
50 56 Hertfordshire 339 3.87 2.15 66 82.8
51 58 Huddersfield 369 4.11 74 82.2
52 45 Abertay 328 4.21 2.00 59 82.2
53 52 Lincoln 331 4.13 1.60 66 82.1
54 53 Nottingham Trent 325 4.01 1.70 68 82.1
55 61 Aberystwyth 340 3.93 2.05 62 82.0
56 67 Salford 349 4.22 1.75 56 81.4
57 57 Ulster 325 4.16 2.65 46 81.3
58 55 Chester 307 4.09 77 81.2
59 50 Edinburgh Napier 377 4.28 1.10 60 81.1
60 72 Middlesex 281 4.04 1.65 68 81.0
61 62 Northumbria 371 4.00 70 81.0
62 63 Bournemouth 333 3.73 1.25 71 80.2
63 65 Coventry 289 4.27 1.15 65 80.0
64 64 De Montfort 320 3.92 1.85 57 79.7
65 60 Glasgow Caledonian 425 3.88 1.50 50 79.7
66 59 Sheffield Hallam 324 3.93 1.40 63 79.7
67 75 Derby 303 4.23 67 79.7
68 78 Cumbria 239 4.54 68 79.7
69 54 Greenwich 327 4.12 1.40 57 79.4
70 74 Winchester 333 4.25 61 79.3
71 87 Brighton 322 4.02 64 78.5
72 - South Wales 303 4.05 1.60 52 78.1
73 81 Bolton 253 4.07 68 77.8
74 71 East London 250 3.94 2.20 50 77.7
75 70 London Metropolitan 209 3.97 1.55 63 77.5
76 73 Kingston 300 3.87 1.50 54 77.3
77 83 Liverpool John Moores 330 4.08 55 77.2
78 88 Teesside 318 4.23 53 77.2
79 80 Bangor 288 4.04 61 77.1
80 69 Staffordshire 280 4.11 60 77.1
81 76 Sunderland 288 4.18 1.30 50 77.0
82 77 Birmingham City 284 3.92 63 77.0
83 66 Birkbeck 207 1.95 76.4
84 90 Edge Hill 279 4.22 53 76.1
85 82 Buckinghamshire New 239 4.40 54 76.1
86 89 Bradford 319 3.81 57 76.1
87 85 Anglia Ruskin 251 4.12 58 76.0
88 84 Leeds Metropolitan 271 3.73 64 75.9
89 86 Plymouth 312 4.15 49 75.8
90 79 London South Bank 220 4.03 62 75.6
91 93 Gloucestershire 277 4.15 52 75.6
92 95 Northampton 266 4.18 52 75.4
93 91 West London 258 3.74 56 74.0
94 92 St Mary's 259 4.08 47 73.8
95 98 Canterbury Christ Church 263 4.05 41 72.5
96 94 Southampton Solent 209 3.43 0.85 61 72.3
97 97 West of Scotland 284 3.66 1.05 38 71.2
98 96 Bedfordshire 200 4.15 40 71.1

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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