University Subject Tables 2015

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    Psychology
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    2015
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Psychology

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 549 4.25 3.20 77 100.0
2 2 Oxford 564 4.30 3.10 70 99.0
3 3 Bath 511 4.25 3.10 75 98.4
4 5 Glasgow 510 4.22 2.80 68 96.0
5 4 University College London 519 4.00 3.00 63 95.1
6 8 St Andrews 517 3.99 2.85 65 94.9
7 6 Durham 488 4.07 2.70 69 94.8
8 7 Birmingham 439 4.08 3.05 67 94.2
9 11 Bristol 482 4.18 2.60 65 94.0
10 18 Edinburgh 480 3.84 2.70 68 93.6
11 10 Exeter 454 4.15 2.60 66 93.4
12 9 Cardiff 443 4.07 2.90 59 92.3
13 21 Kent 414 4.09 2.30 71 92.2
14 12 Royal Holloway 451 4.19 2.85 55 92.1
15 15 Lancaster 432 3.89 2.35 71 92.0
16 14 York 467 4.20 2.80 53 92.0
17 19 Nottingham 440 4.12 2.65 59 91.7
18 22 Warwick 472 3.93 2.65 58 91.6
19 24 Newcastle 448 4.05 2.35 61 91.1
20 27 Aberdeen 422 4.03 2.45 63 91.1
21 20 Surrey 439 4.14 2.35 60 91.0
22 16 Leeds 420 3.92 2.55 63 90.9
23 23 Southampton 418 4.10 2.70 55 90.5
24 25 Bangor 320 4.17 2.75 64 90.1
25 13 Sussex 430 3.81 2.70 56 89.9
26 17 Sheffield 443 3.93 2.70 52 89.9
27 26 Manchester 426 3.98 2.45 55 89.5
28 28 Swansea 365 3.90 2.20 68 89.4
29 35 Lincoln 350 4.36 2.00 63 89.1
30 32 Reading 401 3.98 2.65 53 89.1
31 30 Aston 378 4.13 2.50 54 88.8
32 31 Loughborough 399 4.02 1.75 65 88.7
33 29 City 366 4.33 2.45 51 88.5
34 34 Leicester 401 4.16 1.85 59 88.5
35 40 Portsmouth 335 4.24 2.05 61 88.1
36 33 Keele 375 4.13 1.90 60 88.1
37 44 Goldsmiths, University of London 325 4.06 2.50 58 87.9
38 43 Strathclyde 462 4.22 2.05 43 87.8
39 42 Stirling 414 4.06 1.90 52 87.3
40 61 Queen Mary 375 3.79 74 86.9
41 39 Essex 357 4.09 2.60 46 86.9
42 45 Liverpool 397 3.93 2.15 50 86.7
43 38 Dundee 373 4.02 2.25 48 86.4
44 54 Queen's, Belfast 386 3.96 2.15 48 86.2
45 46 East Anglia 422 4.12 1.75 46 86.1
46 56 Heriot-Watt 416 3.88 1.40 56 85.9
47 49 West of England, Bristol 377 3.68 2.25 51 85.8
48 37 Hull 316 3.91 2.20 55 85.7
49 47 Plymouth 326 4.03 2.20 51 85.7
50 36 Brunel 355 3.71 2.25 52 85.5
51 59 Coventry 311 4.00 1.32 67 85.5
52 50 Northumbria 372 3.72 2.15 49 85.1
53 41 Birkbeck 232 3.92 2.90 85.0
54 58 Hertfordshire 354 3.81 2.20 48 85.0
55 55 Oxford Brookes 367 4.17 2.00 42 84.9
56 84 Abertay 336 3.98 1.70 53 84.6
57 48 Central Lancashire 334 3.84 1.95 52 84.6
58 65 Salford 323 4.17 2.20 43 84.6
59 60 Nottingham Trent 324 4.14 1.65 52 84.5
60 52 Bath Spa 314 4.10 1.65 54 84.5
61 66 Middlesex 313 3.86 1.50 61 84.5
62 63 Manchester Metropolitan 335 3.89 2.01 48 84.2
63 71 Chester 307 4.28 59 84.2
64 70 Glasgow Caledonian 410 4.02 1.60 41 84.0
65 53 Bournemouth 321 4.11 2.25 40 83.9
66 67 Huddersfield 310 4.11 59 83.6
67 85 Buckingham 317 4.54 83.6
68 68 Greenwich 305 4.12 1.70 49 83.6
69 51 Westminster 300 3.90 1.75 53 83.6
70 69 Liverpool John Moores 332 4.03 2.00 42 83.5
71 77 Roehampton 279 3.88 1.90 48 82.4
72 86 York St John 310 4.20 1.05 49 82.1
73 87 West London 264 3.91 1.10 60 82.1
74 78 Aberystwyth 323 3.80 54 81.8
75 93 Derby 286 3.83 1.65 48 81.7
76 76 Edinburgh Napier 366 3.91 1.30 41 81.6
77 79 Sheffield Hallam 330 3.89 1.55 42 81.6
78 75 Worcester 292 3.90 1.40 49 81.5
79 - South Wales 318 4.05 1.35 43 81.5
80 80 Anglia Ruskin 263 4.09 2.25 35 81.4
81 102 West of Scotland 323 4.35 39 81.0
82 88 Bradford 296 4.09 47 80.9
83 64 Staffordshire 265 3.87 1.88 42 80.9
84 90 Queen Margaret 326 4.17 41 80.8
85 98 Chichester 278 4.19 47 80.8
86 83 Teesside 306 4.10 45 80.8
87 72 Kingston 274 3.46 1.65 52 80.8
88 73 Leeds Trinity 260 4.16 1.40 44 80.8
89 92 Gloucestershire 287 4.07 1.35 43 80.7
90 57 Birmingham City 290 3.78 52 80.6
91 96 Winchester 332 3.88 44 80.5
92 101 De Montfort 305 4.20 41 80.4
93 95 East London 254 4.07 2.05 34 80.3
94 82 Ulster 297 4.11 2.00 28 80.3
95 91 Brighton 307 3.86 46 80.2
96 106 Cumbria 212 4.34 49 80.1
97 81 London South Bank 266 4.00 1.80 36 80.0
98 89 Edge Hill 300 4.31 37 79.9
99 100 London Metropolitan 246 3.74 1.60 46 79.8
100 105 Canterbury Christ Church 285 3.95 43 79.4
101 111 Cardiff Metropolitan 267 4.05 43 79.3
102 62 St Mary's 276 3.86 44 79.0
103 109 Southampton Solent 280 3.61 48 78.9
104 103 Northampton 283 3.90 42 78.9
105 104 Leeds Metropolitan 306 3.75 41 78.8
106 99 Sunderland 278 4.10 1.40 32 78.7
107 110 University Campus Suffolk 277 3.65 46 78.6
108 108 Bolton 259 3.88 1.30 40 78.6
109 107 Buckinghamshire New 253 3.89 42 78.1
110 74 Newman 290 3.97 34 77.9
111 94 Glyndwr 223 3.96 77.5
112 112 Bedfordshire 216 3.81 37 76.0

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.

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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