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University Subject Tables 2016

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    Music
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    2016
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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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2016 2015
1 2 Oxford 500 4.32 3.43 84 100.0
2 3 Manchester 521 4.43 3.25 78 99.4
3 5 Durham 571 3.89 3.41 76 99.3
4 1 Cambridge 534 3.91 3.06 80 97.5
5 9 Birmingham 448 4.07 3.26 86 96.3
6 8 Glasgow 504 4.19 2.98 74 95.7
7 12 Edinburgh 463 4.26 3.09 78 95.2
8 7 King's College London 498 3.84 3.10 78 94.8
9 6 Bristol 496 3.89 3.09 72 94.0
10 4 Royal Holloway, University of London 485 4.09 3.26 66 93.6
11 10 Nottingham 412 4.15 3.29 76 92.9
12 20 Sheffield 394 4.41 3.30 72 92.5
13 13 Southampton 393 4.00 3.55 76 92.3
14 18 Surrey 475 4.20 2.84 70 92.2
15 19 City 432 4.40 3.19 66 91.1
16 17 Leeds 474 4.00 3.25 62 91.0
17 16 Royal Academy of Music 338 4.11 2.75 94 91.0
18 11 York 412 4.18 3.04 72 90.8
19 24 Cardiff 426 3.98 3.28 68 90.5
20 15 Newcastle 393 4.13 3.06 74 90.4
21 23 Royal College of Music 336 4.19 3.01 94 90.4
22 29 Bangor 411 4.37 3.09 70 90.2
23 31 Goldsmiths, University of London 376 4.03 3.17 70 89.2
24 21 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 406 3.85 2.85 82 88.8
25 14 Queen's, Belfast 367 4.29 2.83 68 88.2
26 26 Keele 375 4.21 2.92 66 88.2
27 25 Birmingham City 329 4.23 2.85 82 87.3
28 27 Royal Northern College of Music 317 3.90 3.08 88 87.2
29 30 Sussex 375 3.92 2.93 66 86.4
30 28 Huddersfield 321 4.26 3.25 70 86.3
31 22 SOAS, University of London 366 3.76 3.36 48 83.2
32 40 Aberdeen 416 3.71 2.67 48 82.8
33 32 Bath Spa 310 4.21 2.69 68 82.5
34 39 Brunel University London 327 4.50 2.75 48 82.1
35 33 Liverpool 400 3.90 3.00 44 82.0
36 - Liverpool Hope 321 3.84 2.50 62 81.9
37 53 Middlesex 267 4.43 2.50 68 81.8
38 36 Hull 363 4.25 2.47 54 81.7
39 45 Ulster 288 4.44 2.91 50 81.7
40 48 Westminster 298 3.74 3.37 60 81.0
41 37 Oxford Brookes 312 4.36 2.81 48 80.9
42 - Edge Hill 4.04 2.24 79.8
43 52 South Wales 326 3.80 2.70 62 79.7
44 50 West London 287 4.19 1.88 74 79.5
45 51 Manchester Metropolitan 322 4.05 2.36 58 79.2
46 46 Anglia Ruskin 243 3.90 2.33 70 79.1
47 61 Kent 319 2.83 3.20 60 78.8
48 34 Coventry 313 3.77 2.98 52 78.6
49 44 Hertfordshire 321 4.07 2.09 56 78.2
50 38 Edinburgh Napier 401 4.25 52 78.0
51 55 Chichester 332 3.97 2.41 52 77.8
52 41 Brighton 308 4.30 2.95 40 77.2
53 43 Plymouth 277 4.01 2.76 50 77.1
54 47 Salford 348 3.80 2.28 50 77.0
55 60 Central Lancashire 308 4.12 2.27 50 76.1
56 65 Bournemouth 306 3.66 3.00 46 76.0
57 64 Falmouth 273 3.81 2.14 60 75.6
58 56 Chester 308 3.97 1.81 52 75.1
59 62 East London 260 3.84 2.47 52 74.6
60 63 York St John 266 3.80 2.29 50 74.0
61 49 Canterbury Christ Church 279 3.90 2.39 42 73.9
62 67 London South Bank 249 3.78 2.42 48 73.7
63 69 Sunderland 286 4.08 1.88 46 73.4
64 66 Northampton 284 4.16 52 72.5
65 - Leeds Beckett 280 4.13 1.41 72.3
66 58 St Mark and St John 233 4.26 58 72.1
67 35 East Anglia 3.78 52 71.3
68 54 Derby 307 4.54 34 71.0
69 59 West of Scotland 366 3.72 36 70.5
70 57 Kingston 306 3.47 46 69.2
71 68 Southampton Solent 275 4.11 38 68.7
72 71 Buckinghamshire New 262 3.95 42 68.4
73 70 Highlands & Islands 3.73 38 66.7
74 72 Liverpool John Moores 3.91 30 65.2

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.

Read the league table methodology and how to 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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