University Subject Tables 2014

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    Sociology
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    2014
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Sociology

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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2014 2013
1 1 Cambridge 560 4.16 2.65 76 100.0
2 3 Durham 437 4.03 2.65 70 94.7
3 6 Warwick 429 4.10 2.70 64 93.8
4 2 Bath 378 3.84 3.10 68 93.3
5 11 Lancaster 417 4.14 2.80 60 93.3
6 8 Exeter 412 4.24 2.70 60 93.2
7 5 Surrey 376 4.12 2.75 68 93.1
8 4 London School of Economics 425 3.77 2.40 74 93.0
9 13 Sussex 393 4.22 2.55 64 92.6
10 12 Leeds 395 3.99 2.95 58 92.1
11 14 York 385 4.11 2.85 56 91.6
12 7 Glasgow 380 4.20 2.25 66 91.5
13 9 Bristol 417 4.04 2.40 60 91.4
14 18 Manchester 408 3.96 2.85 50 90.7
15 25 Newcastle 379 4.11 2.50 58 90.5
16 15 Keele 312 4.23 2.75 60 90.2
17 16 Nottingham 349 4.16 2.50 58 89.8
18 24 Southampton 374 4.08 2.83 48 89.7
19 33 Birmingham 379 3.96 1.95 66 89.4
20 19 Edinburgh 441 3.63 2.75 46 89.2
21 20 Kent 323 3.98 2.95 54 89.2
22 17 Aberdeen 362 3.90 2.60 56 89.1
23 28 Leicester 364 4.27 2.10 56 89.0
24 10 Sheffield 358 3.99 2.80 48 88.7
25 22 Cardiff 396 3.87 2.70 46 88.7
26 23 Essex 364 3.93 2.85 46 88.5
27 31 Loughborough 383 4.33 2.40 42 88.4
28 32 Stirling 395 4.05 2.60 42 88.3
29 30 Goldsmiths, University of London 330 3.85 2.85 52 88.1
30 21 Portsmouth 293 4.03 2.40 62 87.9
31 29 Aston 350 3.97 1.85 60 87.1
32 36 City 374 3.85 2.30 48 86.8
33 60 Oxford Brookes 357 4.27 2.01 46 86.7
34 40 Liverpool 375 3.95 1.95 46 85.7
35 41 Brunel 327 3.99 2.45 40 85.1
36 35 Huddersfield 224 4.39 1.70 64 85.1
37 47 Plymouth 285 4.09 2.15 48 84.5
38 27 Strathclyde 429 4.00 1.95 28 84.4
39 44 Robert Gordon 298 4.24 1.40 56 84.3
40 37 Queen's, Belfast 342 3.89 2.60 32 84.3
41 - Birkbeck 3.86 2.10 84.2
42 38 Northumbria 334 3.79 2.20 42 83.9
43 50 Worcester 303 4.19 54 83.9
44 43 Glasgow Caledonian 364 3.89 2.15 34 83.7
45 34 Bangor 276 3.72 2.20 52 83.6
46 39 Ulster 260 4.28 2.65 32 83.6
47 42 Birmingham City 291 3.96 2.15 44 83.5
48 46 Lincoln 301 4.08 54 83.4
49 51 Hull 310 4.02 52 83.1
50 - Royal Holloway 326 3.88 52 83.0
51 49 Chester 275 4.26 52 83.0
52 45 Coventry 282 4.27 50 82.9
53 48 Bedfordshire 203 4.07 2.50 46 82.9
54 53 Salford 275 3.70 2.45 40 82.3
55 63 West of England, Bristol 310 3.86 1.65 46 82.3
56 59 Bath Spa 308 4.16 44 82.2
57 64 Brighton 296 3.99 2.21 32 81.9
58 - Bournemouth 304 4.13 81.9
59 77 Edge Hill 255 4.13 52 81.8
60 56 Edinburgh Napier 333 3.84 1.55 42 81.8
61 62 Manchester Metropolitan 306 3.77 2.15 36 81.8
62 55 Teesside 288 4.07 1.95 36 81.8
63 54 East Anglia 4.18 42 81.5
64 73 Kingston 282 3.94 1.70 42 81.2
65 67 Roehampton 248 3.87 2.05 42 81.1
66 57 Westminster 275 3.93 48 80.9
67 69 Greenwich 276 3.99 1.85 36 80.7
68 66 Leeds Metropolitan 240 4.04 50 80.7
69 61 Sheffield Hallam 292 3.97 42 80.5
70 52 Staffordshire 242 4.08 1.85 38 80.4
71 72 Nottingham Trent 303 3.93 40 80.4
72 85 Liverpool John Moores 296 4.06 38 80.4
73 71 Gloucestershire 287 4.28 34 80.3
74 58 West of Scotland 293 3.92 80.2
75 68 Central Lancashire 304 3.70 44 80.2
76 65 Canterbury Christ Church 262 4.21 38 79.9
77 75 St Mary's 267 4.03 79.7
78 80 Abertay Dundee 285 4.06 36 79.7
79 89 Anglia Ruskin 239 4.20 40 79.5
80 81 University Campus Suffolk 284 4.12 32 79.2
81 86 Glamorgan 286 4.01 34 79.1
82 76 East London 218 4.07 2.20 26 78.7
83 84 Northampton 280 4.09 30 78.6
84 83 London South Bank 227 4.12 38 78.5
85 79 Derby 269 3.86 36 78.3
86 87 Buckinghamshire New 236 3.80 42 78.1
87 88 Bradford 240 4.08 34 78.0
88 78 Sunderland 246 3.88 1.45 36 77.9
89 70 Southampton Solent 281 4.05 26 77.7
90 82 London Metropolitan 210 3.90 42 77.7
91 74 Middlesex 243 3.83 36 77.4
92 - De Montfort 262 3.61 77.2

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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