University Subject Tables 2014

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    Physics & Astronomy
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    2014
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Physics & Astronomy

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 1 Cambridge 651 4.28 2.85 84 100.0
2 2 Oxford 627 4.20 2.65 84 98.2
3 4 Durham 583 4.20 2.75 84 98.0
4 5 Imperial College London 606 4.00 2.75 84 97.7
5 10 Glasgow 481 4.33 2.75 84 96.6
6 3 St Andrews 530 4.44 2.85 76 96.5
7 20 Lancaster 495 4.48 2.90 76 96.3
8 6 Birmingham 535 4.29 2.70 80 96.2
9 11 Warwick 539 3.89 2.60 84 95.4
10 19 Surrey 432 4.25 2.55 88 95.3
11 8 Bath 485 4.17 2.85 78 95.2
12 13 University College London 509 3.91 2.75 82 95.2
13 16 Manchester 566 4.20 2.60 74 94.6
14 12 Bristol 530 4.10 2.65 76 94.3
15 18 Sheffield 473 4.21 2.75 74 93.7
16 17 Edinburgh 520 3.84 2.80 74 93.6
17 7 Leeds 428 3.98 2.55 84 93.4
18 21 Exeter 473 4.16 2.70 74 93.3
19 15 Southampton 471 3.99 2.65 76 92.9
20 14 Nottingham 469 3.94 2.85 72 92.8
21 9 Sussex 434 4.34 2.70 70 92.3
22 25 Loughborough 402 4.22 2.45 78 91.8
23 22 Liverpool 448 4.10 2.65 70 91.4
24 27 Leicester 416 4.15 2.55 74 91.4
25 30 King's College London 451 4.06 2.55 72 91.3
26 32 Heriot-Watt 399 4.31 2.65 70 91.3
27 26 Swansea 345 3.96 2.55 80 90.9
28 28 Strathclyde 422 4.21 2.35 74 90.7
29 24 Royal Holloway 402 4.26 2.55 70 90.7
30 35 Queen's, Belfast 412 4.15 2.50 72 90.6
31 31 Queen Mary 369 4.20 2.50 74 90.5
32 23 York 443 4.17 2.60 64 89.9
33 41 Cardiff 443 4.06 2.35 68 89.2
34 33 Liverpool John Moores 3.85 2.40 88.9
35 29 Nottingham Trent 322 3.98 2.65 70 88.7
36 37 Keele 368 4.25 2.25 70 88.4
37 40 Dundee 373 4.02 2.30 88.3
38 43 Hull 350 4.29 80 88.2
39 34 Kent 366 3.89 2.53 68 88.1
40 39 Salford 302 4.04 2.45 70 87.6
41 42 Central Lancashire 326 3.98 2.30 87.0
42 44 Aberdeen 425 3.97 85.9
43 38 Hertfordshire 344 4.42 2.60 46 84.8
44 47 Aberystwyth 309 3.92 1.95 70 84.7
45 46 Glamorgan 286 4.02 82.8
46 48 Portsmouth 261 3.95 81.8
47 45 West of Scotland 259 3.82 1.80 81.2

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.

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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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