University League Table 2008

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    Anglia Ruskin University
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    Arts University Bournemouth
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    Aston University
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    Bangor University
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    University of Bath
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    Bath Spa University
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    University of Bedfordshire
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    University of Birmingham
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    Birmingham City University
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    Bishop Grosseteste University
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    University of Bolton
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    Bournemouth University
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    University of Bradford
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    University of Brighton
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    University of Bristol
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    Brunel University
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    The University of Buckingham
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    Buckinghamshire New University
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    University of Cambridge
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    Canterbury Christ Church University
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    Cardiff University
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    Cardiff Metropolitan University
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    University of Central Lancashire
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    University of Chester
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    University of Chichester
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    City University London
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    Coventry University
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    University of Cumbria
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    De Montfort University
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    University of Derby
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    University of Dundee
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    Durham University
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    University of East Anglia
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    University of East London
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    Edge Hill University
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    The University of Edinburgh
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    Edinburgh Napier University
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    University of Essex
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    University of Exeter
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    Falmouth University
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    University of Glasgow
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    Glasgow Caledonian University
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    Glyndŵr University
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    Goldsmiths, University of London
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    University of Greenwich
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    Harper Adams University
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    Heriot-Watt University
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    University of Hertfordshire
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    University of Huddersfield
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    The University of Hull
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    Imperial College London
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    Keele University
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    University of Kent
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    King's College London
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    Kingston University
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    Lancaster University
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    University of Leeds
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    Leeds Trinity University
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    University of Leicester
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    University of Lincoln
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    University of Liverpool
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    London Metropolitan University
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    London School of Economics and Political Science
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    London South Bank University
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    Loughborough University
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    Manchester Metropolitan University
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    Newcastle University
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    Newman University
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    Northumbria University
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    The University of Nottingham
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    University of Oxford
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    Oxford Brookes University
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    Plymouth University
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    University of Portsmouth
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    Queen Margaret University
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    Queen Mary, University of London
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    Queen's University, Belfast
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    University of Reading
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    Royal Agricultural University
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    Royal Holloway, University of London
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    University of Salford
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    The University of Sheffield
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    The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
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    University of St Andrews
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    St George's, University of London
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    Staffordshire University
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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 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: 100.0

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Overall Score
Overall Score
The total score calculated by our independent and trusted methodology, comprising the four measures listed in the University League Table together with Teaching Standards, Employment Prospects, Good Honours, Staff–Student Ratio, Academic and Facilities Spend, Degree Completion and Green (listed in the University Profiles).

Maximum score: 1000

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2008 2007
1 - Cambridge 530 16.60 6.60 88.0 1000
2 - Oxford 522 16.40 6.50 78.5 987
3 - Imperial College 453 14.70 6.40 86.3 898
4 - London School of Economics 471 15.30 6.40 83.0 822
5 - St Andrews 458 16.70 5.70 72.9 797
6 - University College London 429 15.30 6.00 79.8 774
7 - Bristol 440 15.30 5.70 76.0 764
8 - Warwick 453 6.00 73.0 761
9 - Bath 443 14.90 5.70 78.9 753
10 - Durham 452 15.50 5.70 75.7 750
11 - Loughborough 368 16.10 5.10 69.7 747
12 - Aston 346 14.90 5.00 76.8 726
13 - Royal Holloway 356 15.50 5.70 61.5 723
14 - Nottingham 431 14.90 5.30 70.4 719
14 - York 436 15.50 5.80 64.4 719
16 - Edinburgh 458 14.90 5.60 76.6 716
17 - Exeter 387 15.60 5.20 65.8 702
17 - King's College London 399 15.20 5.50 79.8 702
19 - Lancaster 366 15.60 5.80 61.2 699
20 - East Anglia 364 16.00 5.40 59.3 696
20 - Leicester 371 15.90 5.00 64.8 696
20 - Southampton 403 15.30 5.80 67.7 696
23 - Newcastle 390 14.90 5.20 73.1 690
24 - SOAS 365 14.70 5.50 73.2 688
25 - Sheffield 408 15.10 5.50 70.5 683
26 - Sussex 382 14.70 5.50 61.8 665
27 - Cardiff 377 15.10 5.40 70.3 660
28 - Queen's, Belfast 363 15.20 4.90 73.2 657
29 - Reading 358 15.40 5.30 64.5 656
30 - Glasgow 425 15.20 5.20 68.3 652
31 - Birmingham 389 14.80 5.30 70.3 651
31 - Manchester 406 14.60 5.70 65.6 651
33 - Aberdeen 447 4.70 76.0 642
34 - Essex 317 15.10 5.60 63.7 638
35 - Surrey 341 14.50 5.40 79.1 636
36 - Kent 324 15.50 4.80 65.5 632
37 - Leeds 387 14.90 5.30 68.3 628
38 - Stirling 334 4.80 67.0 615
39 - Hull 384 15.60 4.30 71.1 608
39 - Queen Mary 342 14.90 5.00 72.5 608
41 - Liverpool 370 14.90 5.20 70.9 604
41 - Strathclyde 429 4.70 71.2 604
43 - Aberystwyth 299 15.70 4.50 56.3 597
44 - Heriot-Watt 375 4.70 61.5 580
45 - Dundee 382 5.10 74.8 574
46 - Bangor 290 15.50 4.70 65.7 569
47 - Swansea 289 15.30 4.60 60.3 560
48 - City 318 14.60 4.40 81.1 557
49 - Bradford 265 15.10 4.40 76.0 556
50 - Keele 314 15.10 4.60 64.4 555
51 - Goldsmiths College 297 15.20 5.30 58.6 544
52 - Brunel 302 14.10 4.30 63.2 543
53 - Oxford Brookes 295 14.90 2.80 72.0 542
54 - Ulster 279 15.00 3.80 59.3 537
55 - Robert Gordon 311 1.90 81.8 519
56 - Nottingham Trent 283 14.50 2.80 77.1 514
57 - Plymouth 275 15.00 3.20 55.8 494
58 - Queen Margaret 333 2.30 75.0 493
59 - Lampeter 258 15.80 4.70 69.2 492
59 - University of the Arts, London 391 13.70 4.70 51.3 492
61 - Glasgow Caledonian 354 2.50 61.6 490
62 - Salford 269 14.50 4.30 59.8 479
63 - Central Lancashire 246 14.90 2.20 66.3 478
63 - Roehampton 237 14.80 3.20 56.1 478
65 - UWCN, Newport 228 15.40 3.00 57.0 473
66 - Bournemouth 278 14.40 1.90 63.8 472
67 - Central England 252 14.40 2.20 62.6 471
68 - Glamorgan 273 15.20 2.40 53.4 465
69 - Brighton 280 14.70 2.90 64.3 462
70 - Bath Spa 264 15.30 2.50 54.9 459
71 - Napier 293 2.30 62.1 456
71 - Winchester 265 15.30 2.50 49.9 456
73 - Gloucestershire 242 14.80 3.00 53.9 452
74 - UWIC, Cardiff 248 14.60 2.70 54.6 450
75 - Northumbria 291 14.70 2.30 59.4 442
76 - Portsmouth 256 14.80 3.20 59.4 438
77 - West of England 266 14.50 2.80 59.8 437
78 - Sheffield Hallam 270 14.30 3.00 61.3 433
79 - Chichester 242 15.60 2.10 59.1 432
80 - Staffordshire 241 15.00 2.20 53.4 431
81 - Coventry 239 14.80 2.10 61.2 423
82 - Kingston 228 14.50 2.70 64.1 418
83 - Worcester 221 15.20 1.40 63.1 408
84 - Chester 253 15.50 1.60 48.6 406
85 - Canterbury Christ Church 252 15.50 1.90 62.5 405
86 - Bedfordshire 207 14.60 1.80 59.8 404
87 - Sunderland 238 14.40 2.80 56.3 403
88 - De Montfort 246 14.40 3.10 64.4 400
89 - Abertay Dundee 214 2.00 51.9 399
90 - Liverpool John Moores 252 14.80 2.60 57.2 398
91 - Bolton 179 15.20 1.50 65.0 396
91 - Huddersfield 244 15.30 2.40 55.4 396
93 - East London 190 2.50 58.3 395
94 - Hertfordshire 235 14.50 2.50 62.2 391
95 - Leeds Metropolitan 263 14.30 2.20 59.5 390
95 - Northampton 221 14.90 1.70 55.5 390
97 - Westminster 229 14.20 2.80 53.6 389
98 - Manchester Metropolitan 260 14.40 2.90 54.2 386
99 - Teesside 236 15.10 1.90 63.1 377
100 - York St John 266 14.40 0.80 62.0 376
101 - Paisley 313 1.60 55.5 373
102 - Derby 215 14.80 1.50 57.2 364
103 - Thames Valley 202 0.50 61.9 354
104 - Anglia Ruskin 243 14.60 1.50 61.5 349
104 - Cumbria 257 14.30 1.60 70.7 349
106 - Southampton Solent 224 14.30 0.90 48.9 343
107 - Middlesex 189 14.00 2.70 55.8 339
107 - Wolverhampton 204 14.50 2.00 53.0 339
109 - Lincoln 255 14.30 1.70 48.9 335
110 - Liverpool Hope 220 14.80 1.30 52.6 322
111 - London South Bank 191 14.20 2.90 62.1 302
112 - Greenwich 201 14.20 2.50 57.3 294
113 - Edge Hill 243 15.10 1.30 55.9 269

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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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