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University Subject Tables 2017

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    Physics & Astronomy
  • Year

    2017
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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 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 635 4.19 3.29 87 100.0
2 2 Oxford 621 4.01 3.34 86 98.5
3 3 Imperial College London 601 3.96 3.26 88 97.9
4 8 St Andrews 541 4.43 3.33 84 97.6
5 4 Durham 604 4.00 3.27 84 97.2
6 10 Manchester 570 4.19 3.29 83 96.6
7 6 Birmingham 530 4.40 3.05 89 96.5
8 7 Warwick 523 4.30 3.23 84 96.2
9 9 Exeter 489 4.30 3.12 89 95.9
10 11 Surrey 452 4.44 3.09 92 95.9
11 12 Lancaster 486 4.27 3.04 88 94.9
12 15 Edinburgh 523 3.72 3.33 84 94.2
13 13 Glasgow 471 4.03 3.10 87 93.9
14 19 Southampton 430 4.40 3.25 83 93.8
15 5 Bath 491 4.20 3.16 81 93.7
16 14 Bristol 467 4.03 3.08 84 93.2
17 18 University College London 513 3.92 3.12 79 93.1
18 23 Leeds 449 4.08 3.16 84 92.9
19 21 Leicester 395 4.30 3.01 85 92.3
20 42 Aberdeen 414 4.23 2.90 87 92.1
21 16 Nottingham 453 4.22 3.33 74 92.1
22 20 Queen's, Belfast 406 4.20 3.11 80 91.5
23 25 Strathclyde 408 4.39 3.35 73 91.2
24 17 Cardiff 400 4.18 3.30 81 91.2
25 22 Sheffield 428 4.07 3.12 78 90.5
26 30 King's College London 474 4.12 3.01 72 90.4
27 24 Sussex 389 4.14 2.92 86 90.0
28 40 Loughborough 398 4.38 2.52 81 89.3
29 29 York 418 4.15 2.93 75 89.3
30 27 Liverpool 389 3.87 3.06 83 89.3
31 28 Heriot-Watt 422 4.23 3.15 67 89.2
32 26 Dundee 439 4.40 3.31 61 88.5
33 35 Hertfordshire 315 4.27 2.70 84 87.4
34 43 Central Lancashire 325 4.19 2.59 85 87.3
35 32 Royal Holloway, University of London 418 4.26 3.00 61 86.8
36 34 Portsmouth 247 4.36 3.06 78 86.6
37 37 Keele 350 4.36 2.67 71 86.4
38 33 Swansea 317 3.89 2.89 75 85.8
39 31 Northumbria 327 4.03 2.80 85.8
40 45 Hull 336 4.35 2.91 66 85.2
41 36 Kent 338 3.58 3.02 77 85.1
42 41 Nottingham Trent 287 4.50 3.09 68 84.8
43 39 Queen Mary, University of London 367 4.13 3.07 61 84.6
44 44 Aberystwyth 256 4.10 2.42 82 83.4
45 38 De Montfort 265 4.27 2.29 81.5
46 46 West of Scotland 347 3.53 2.48 78.9
47 47 Salford 320 4.20 2.49 45 75.4
48 48 South Wales 303 4.48 32 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.

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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