University League Table 2011

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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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2011 2010
1 1 Oxford 532 4.11 2.96 82.8 1000
2 2 Cambridge 547 4.10 2.98 82.3 940
3 3 Imperial College London 504 3.81 2.94 88.9 938
4 5 Durham 468 3.98 2.72 77.8 847
5 4 London School of Economics 494 3.76 2.96 81.9 831
6 7 St Andrews 455 4.15 2.72 74.4 820
7 6 Warwick 464 3.92 2.80 77.9 814
8 12 Lancaster 393 3.98 2.71 77.6 810
9 8 University College London 458 3.91 2.84 80.8 800
10 10 York 423 4.05 2.78 71.5 786
11 11 Edinburgh 439 3.71 2.75 76.2 775
12 9 Bath 451 3.94 2.71 80.9 765
13 17 King's College London 421 3.82 2.69 80.5 755
14 13 Southampton 407 3.89 2.72 76.3 750
15 15 SOAS 387 3.83 2.60 73.1 749
16 16 Bristol 448 3.85 2.72 78.3 740
17 14 Aston 364 3.89 2.43 75.2 737
18 19 Nottingham 412 3.89 2.67 75.7 732
19 25 Sussex 371 3.95 2.61 72.6 730
20 - Buckingham 287 4.32 85.2 727
21 18 Loughborough 370 4.14 2.62 71.3 725
22 20 Leicester 374 4.14 2.45 74.2 724
23 27 Birmingham 404 3.93 2.64 69.9 719
24 21 Exeter 408 4.09 2.62 66.8 718
25 22 Sheffield 411 3.96 2.72 72.3 709
26 26 Glasgow 399 4.01 2.59 72.1 708
27 29 Leeds 397 3.86 2.72 70.5 706
28 32 East Anglia 366 4.08 2.58 69.1 703
29 24 Newcastle 399 3.94 2.63 72.4 700
30 23 Royal Holloway 366 3.93 2.67 62.7 693
31 28 Manchester 416 3.68 2.82 71.1 685
32 34 Liverpool 403 3.81 2.54 70.6 680
33 31 Surrey 372 3.87 2.58 79.6 668
34 39 Heriot-Watt 338 3.75 2.48 74.7 665
35 33 Queen's, Belfast 368 3.79 2.56 74.7 663
35 40 Strathclyde 388 3.87 2.45 75.5 663
37 30 Essex 311 3.89 2.77 60.2 656
38 38 Kent 319 3.98 2.60 68.6 654
39 43 Queen Mary 354 3.90 2.73 76.0 650
40 35 Reading 350 3.91 2.53 66.0 641
41 36 Cardiff 392 3.80 2.69 72.8 639
41 45 Hertfordshire 241 3.82 2.40 62.9 639
43 42 Keele 302 3.94 2.41 68.3 636
44 47 Aberdeen 357 3.97 2.57 76.8 632
45 49 Dundee 344 3.98 2.54 68.6 625
46 41 Brunel 315 3.76 2.32 66.1 618
47 55 Aberystwyth 292 4.05 2.48 61.5 611
47 44 City 340 3.74 2.48 79.4 611
49 46 Nottingham Trent 274 3.84 2.16 71.0 603
50 53 Oxford Brookes 309 3.90 2.20 67.0 600
51 50 Robert Gordon 314 3.89 2.06 83.4 595
52 48 Stirling 314 3.98 2.41 67.6 592
53 68 Chichester 270 4.07 1.96 59.9 567
54 51 Ulster 269 3.84 2.48 58.9 564
55 54 Bournemouth 297 3.80 2.18 70.8 563
56 52 Hull 290 4.01 2.37 70.0 561
57 37 Goldsmiths College 318 3.84 2.58 56.7 559
58 59 Birmingham City 254 3.78 2.31 69.1 552
59 66 UWIC, Cardiff 260 3.87 1.88 61.1 549
60 56 Swansea 299 3.90 2.43 58.4 547
61 57 Bradford 275 3.84 2.34 71.1 540
62 72 Gloucestershire 255 3.86 1.72 60.3 537
63 64 Bangor 284 3.94 2.43 59.6 536
64 58 Northumbria 299 3.83 2.15 70.5 535
65 65 De Montfort 247 3.88 2.32 69.4 533
65 67 Plymouth 279 3.82 2.18 57.7 533
67 84 Huddersfield 272 3.89 2.10 61.1 529
68 69 Sheffield Hallam 274 3.70 2.05 63.0 528
68 61 West of England, Bristol 273 3.85 2.20 60.0 528
70 60 University of the Arts, London 280 3.57 2.49 56.2 525
71 78 Lincoln 273 3.94 1.90 60.6 523
72 79 Central Lancashire 263 3.91 1.96 61.0 522
73 63 Brighton 281 3.84 2.37 61.6 512
74 73 Edinburgh Napier 264 3.80 1.83 72.0 511
75 85 Coventry 274 3.77 1.85 64.2 507
76 70 Winchester 270 3.89 2.16 51.6 504
77 86 Queen Margaret 299 3.87 1.37 66.3 503
78 91 York St John 280 3.87 1.40 57.1 502
79 75 Glasgow Caledonian 328 3.85 2.01 62.6 498
80 80 Staffordshire 241 3.83 1.62 67.4 497
81 90 Chester 268 3.87 1.74 65.6 496
81 108 Cumbria 274 3.76 1.23 67.2 496
83 82 Bath Spa 283 3.95 1.89 55.1 484
84 81 Kingston 235 3.79 2.04 57.7 477
85 97 Leeds Metropolitan 263 3.61 2.05 67.2 475
86 94 Glamorgan 271 3.80 2.04 56.1 472
87 87 Roehampton 245 3.76 2.20 57.7 469
88 109 Edge Hill 259 3.94 1.50 63.9 468
89 83 Manchester Metropolitan 268 3.74 2.16 57.5 466
89 62 Portsmouth 273 3.94 2.24 54.6 466
89 100 University of Wales, Newport 249 3.87 2.42 58.7 466
92 99 Glyndwr 232 3.88 1.69 62.6 464
93 93 Sunderland 232 3.92 1.86 58.6 462
94 89 Westminster 267 3.62 2.23 53.2 461
95 98 Thames Valley 201 3.73 1.67 59.6 460
96 76 Salford 266 3.76 2.36 59.8 459
97 88 Middlesex 184 3.64 2.18 56.5 455
98 95 Abertay Dundee 256 3.87 1.83 56.6 453
99 77 Lampeter 262 4.01 2.11 57.2 448
100 105 Northampton 240 3.86 1.69 54.9 446
101 74 Bedfordshire 200 3.84 2.09 60.2 442
102 104 Liverpool John Moores 246 3.81 2.15 54.2 432
102 96 Worcester 260 3.85 1.54 62.4 432
104 101 Derby 237 3.84 1.96 56.8 422
105 92 Teesside 258 3.95 1.99 60.0 420
106 - Anglia Ruskin 254 3.64 2.07 58.5 415
106 107 Canterbury Christ Church 247 3.87 1.79 64.7 415
108 103 Buckinghamshire New 207 3.72 1.67 45.7 404
109 71 University for the Creative Arts 264 3.58 1.90 45.3 401
110 111 Greenwich 241 3.93 1.90 59.7 392
111 110 Southampton Solent 241 3.73 1.49 49.2 376
112 112 Bolton 209 3.76 1.75 56.5 363
113 106 East London 187 3.66 2.24 52.9 362
114 113 London South Bank 192 3.76 2.24 58.5 293
115 - London Metropolitan 212 3.57 1.84 46.0 292

To see all of the league table columns a full table view is available.

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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