University Subject Tables 2017

Studying English is like trying to crack a code; there is something exceptionally wonderful when you understand the true meaning of a text after digging deep under the surface. From Shakespearean sonnets to the laws of grammar, there are countless variations of the subject you can study at degree level, and although it may not be the most vocational degree it certainly is an esteemed one. A plethora of universities offer courses to broaden the literature of your mind, and this table ranks them in order of excellence.

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This table was revised on 26th May 2016 and includes corrections and omissions reported to us by universities after publication in April. The rankings of some institutions have changed as a result.


The maximum scores for the measures shown are as follows:

  • Entry Standards: No maximum
  • Student Satisfaction: 5.00
  • Research Quality: 4.00
  • Graduate Prospects: 100
  • Overall Score: 100.0

All measures used to compile the tables are available on the full table.