UK University Ranking

UK University Ranking

 
 
 
 
CUG Rank University Name Entry Standards
Entry Standards
The average UCAS tariff score of new students under 21 years of age 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, 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).

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2012 2011
1 2 Cambridge 559 4.1 2.98 85.5 1000
2 1 Oxford 536 4.2 2.96 85.0 992
3 3 Imperial College London 519 3.8 2.94 86.7 940
4 5 London School of Economics 513 3.9 2.96 84.1 928
5 4 Durham 487 4.0 2.72 80.4 890
6 6 St Andrews 485 4.1 2.72 76.3 854
7 9 University College London 477 4.0 2.84 81.1 842
8 7 Warwick 480 4.0 2.80 72.5 822
9 8 Lancaster 407 4.0 2.71 71.8 820
10 12 Bath 459 4.0 2.71 77.9 800
11 16 Bristol 467 3.9 2.72 77.7 794
12 10 York 437 4.1 2.78 68.2 790
13 11 Edinburgh 442 3.8 2.75 72.4 782
14 14 Southampton 427 3.9 2.72 70.8 779
15 24 Exeter 439 4.1 2.62 70.3 768
16 13 King's College London 447 3.9 2.69 82.6 758
17 18 Nottingham 428 3.9 2.67 77.9 753
18 15 SOAS 423 3.9 2.60 68.7 751
19 21 Loughborough 390 4.1 2.62 69.2 749
19 19 Sussex 380 4.1 2.61 69.3 749
21 26 Glasgow 408 4.0 2.59 72.1 748
22 23 Birmingham 421 4.0 2.64 71.8 742
23 22 Leicester 399 4.1 2.45 71.5 740
24 29 Newcastle 410 4.0 2.63 75.4 738
25 17 Aston 370 3.9 2.43 74.8 735
26 25 Sheffield 426 4.0 2.72 73.6 729
27 28 East Anglia 386 4.1 2.58 66.1 728
28 33 Surrey 388 3.9 2.58 76.4 715
29 31 Manchester 422 3.8 2.82 70.4 714
30 32 Liverpool 401 3.9 2.54 70.3 712
31 35 Queen's, Belfast 362 3.9 2.56 69.4 710
32 27 Leeds 408 3.9 2.72 65.8 702
33 30 Royal Holloway 381 4.0 2.67 63.1 693
34 38 Kent 329 4.0 2.60 67.3 684
34 40 Reading 370 4.0 2.53 66.3 684
36 39 Queen Mary 387 4.0 2.73 71.7 683
37 41 Cardiff 406 3.9 2.69 73.6 672
38 37 Essex 307 4.0 2.77 58.6 668
38 34 Heriot-Watt 335 3.9 2.48 68.8 668
40 35 Strathclyde 394 3.9 2.45 73.0 665
41 47 City 361 3.9 2.48 70.6 646
42 20 Buckingham 273 4.4 87.5 639
43 45 Dundee 353 4.0 2.54 68.9 628
44 43 Keele 310 4.0 2.41 67.5 619
45 52 Stirling 305 4.0 2.41 66.2 613
46 44 Aberdeen 332 4.0 2.57 69.4 604
46 50 Oxford Brookes 314 3.9 2.20 62.0 604
48 41 Hertfordshire 244 3.9 2.40 59.7 597
49 47 Aberystwyth 298 4.1 2.48 55.1 596
50 46 Brunel 325 3.8 2.32 59.3 594
51 51 Robert Gordon 295 3.9 2.06 76.7 575
52 54 Ulster 266 3.8 2.48 53.9 572
53 65 Plymouth 297 3.8 2.18 64.3 560
54 60 Swansea 314 3.9 2.43 60.3 559
55 49 Nottingham Trent 287 3.8 2.16 60.6 557
56 53 Chichester 290 4.0 1.96 54.4 555
57 57 Goldsmiths College 327 3.8 2.58 53.8 551
58 67 Huddersfield 273 3.9 2.10 69.5 548
59 70 University of the Arts, London 276 3.6 2.49 53.1 545
60 64 Northumbria 300 3.9 2.15 68.0 539
61 68 West of England, Bristol 278 3.8 2.20 61.4 538
62 55 Bournemouth 297 3.8 2.18 61.1 534
62 56 Hull 309 4.0 2.37 64.6 534
62 68 Sheffield Hallam 289 3.8 2.05 61.8 534
65 72 Central Lancashire 260 3.9 1.96 59.6 530
66 58 Birmingham City 263 3.8 2.31 67.7 526
67 71 Lincoln 289 4.0 1.90 55.9 525
68 73 Brighton 290 3.9 2.37 55.5 524
68 59 UWIC, Cardiff 267 3.9 1.88 55.3 524
70 76 Winchester 280 3.9 2.16 54.0 519
71 97 Middlesex 207 3.8 2.18 57.8 517
72 75 Coventry 298 3.8 1.85 59.9 514
73 61 Bradford 268 3.9 2.34 69.4 513
73 87 Roehampton 259 3.8 2.20 59.9 513
75 62 Gloucestershire 264 3.9 1.72 57.8 510
76 79 Glasgow Caledonian 302 3.9 2.01 57.3 504
77 94 Westminster 273 3.7 2.23 55.1 502
78 63 Bangor 288 4.0 2.43 59.7 498
79 109 University for the Creative Arts 269 3.6 1.90 50.8 494
80 81 Chester 273 3.9 1.74 63.4 489
81 65 De Montfort 259 3.9 2.32 52.8 488
81 89 Portsmouth 283 3.9 2.24 56.7 488
83 86 Glamorgan 279 3.9 2.04 54.3 485
84 74 Edinburgh Napier 296 3.8 1.83 69.3 484
85 83 Bath Spa 293 3.8 1.89 46.5 481
86 81 Cumbria 263 3.8 1.23 66.2 474
87 77 Queen Margaret 309 3.9 1.37 61.8 469
88 84 Kingston 243 3.8 2.04 52.3 468
89 89 University of Wales, Newport 252 3.9 2.42 54.5 467
90 105 Teesside 271 4.0 1.99 61.9 466
91 93 Sunderland 246 3.9 1.86 54.8 465
92 - Trinity Saint David 251 3.9 2.11 59.7 463
93 89 Manchester Metropolitan 271 3.7 2.16 57.1 462
93 95 West London 220 3.7 1.67 52.8 462
95 98 Abertay Dundee 252 3.9 1.83 57.7 460
95 85 Leeds Metropolitan 267 3.8 2.05 55.5 460
97 96 Salford 280 3.8 2.36 55.1 459
98 88 Edge Hill 260 4.0 1.50 63.2 453
99 80 Staffordshire 241 3.9 1.62 60.7 452
100 106 Canterbury Christ Church 247 3.8 1.79 63.3 447
101 102 Liverpool John Moores 263 3.8 2.15 50.5 442
102 78 York St John 282 3.9 1.40 51.8 439
103 101 Bedfordshire 187 3.8 2.09 61.2 438
104 92 Glyndwr 231 3.9 1.69 65.5 430
105 100 Northampton 238 3.9 1.69 52.9 429
106 102 Worcester 271 3.9 1.54 60.8 421
107 108 Buckinghamshire New 212 3.7 1.67 48.8 416
108 104 Derby 250 3.9 1.96 52.3 414
109 110 Greenwich 215 4.0 1.90 54.7 413
110 106 Anglia Ruskin 254 3.7 2.07 55.5 412
111 111 Southampton Solent 266 3.9 1.49 46.2 384
112 - West of Scotland 241 3.9 1.84 58.3 362
113 113 East London 200 3.7 2.24 48.6 335
114 112 Bolton 222 3.9 1.75 45.4 301
115 115 London Metropolitan 221 3.6 1.84 45.5 296
116 114 London South Bank 201 3.8 2.24 49.3 295

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Maximum scores:
Student Satisfaction5.00 Facilities spendN/A
Research Assessment4.00 Good Honours100.0
Entry Standards N/A Graduate Prospects100.0
Student Staff RatioN/A Completion100.0
Academic Services SpendN/A Overall Score1000.0

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University guide 2011: University league table


Rating Name of institution Guardian score /100
1 Oxford 100.0
2 Cambridge 94.5
3 Warwick 81.4
4 St Andrews 81.3
5 UCL 79.5
6 Lancaster 76.8
7 Imperial College 76.0
8 London School of Economics 75.3
9 Loughborough 73.5
9 York 73.5
11 SOAS 73.1
12 Leicester 71.9
13 Bath 71.4
14 Exeter 71.1
15 Edinburgh 70.4
15 Sussex 70.4
17 Durham 70.1
18 Southampton 70.0
19 UEA 67.9
20 Surrey 67.7
21 Nottingham 67.3
22 Dundee 67.0
23 Glasgow 66.5
24 City 66.3
25 King's College London 65.9
25 Strathclyde 65.9
27 Kent 65.7
27 Robert Gordon 65.7
27 Stirling 65.7
30 Birmingham 65.4
31 Sheffield 65.1
32 Heriot-Watt 64.8
33 Aberdeen 64.7
33 Bristol 64.7
35 Leeds 64.6
36 Aston 63.7
37 Newcastle 63.6
38 Bournemouth 63.4
39 Liverpool 63.2
40 UC Falmouth 62.9
41 Royal Holloway 62.7
42 Chichester 61.9
43 Essex 61.1
44 Keele 60.7
45 Reading 60.5
46 Cardiff 60.4
46 Queen Mary 60.4
48 Oxford Brookes 60.2
49 Aberystwyth 60.1
50 Plymouth 60.1
 
Rating Name of institution Guardian score /100
51 Manchester 60.0
52 Sunderland 58.9
53 Nottingham Trent 58.5
54 Huddersfield 58.3
55 Edinburgh Napier 58.2
56 Queen's, Belfast 57.8
57 UWIC 57.7
58 Goldsmiths 57.6
59 Hull 57.0
60 Hertfordshire 56.8
60 Lampeter 56.8
62 UWE Bristol 56.6
63 Queen Margaret 56.4
64 Gloucestershire 56.0
65 Bangor 55.4
66 Birmingham City 55.0
67 Northumbria 54.7
67 Bath Spa 54.7
69 Central Lancashire 54.6
69 Staffordshire 54.6
71 Sheffield Hallam 54.3
72 Lincoln 54.2
73 De Montfort 54.1
74 Bradford 54.0
75 Brunel 53.9
76 Glamorgan 53.8
77 Thames Valley 53.7
78 Brighton 53.6
79 Chester 52.6
79 Glasgow Caledonian 52.6
79 Ulster 52.6
79 Teesside 52.6
83 Cumbria 52.0
84 Anglia Ruskin 51.6
85 Portsmouth 51.4
86 St Mary's UC, Twickenham 51.3
87 Coventry 51.2
88 Edge Hill 50.8
89 Newman University College 50.2
90 York St John 49.9
91 Derby 49.5
92 Worcester 49.2
93 Swansea 48.6
94 Northampton 48.4
95 Glynd?r 48.2
96 Winchester 47.7
97 Trinity University College 47.6
98 Kingston 47.4
99 Newport 46.7
100 Salford 46.3
101 Leeds Met 46.0
102 Greenwich 45.8
103 Bedfordshire 45.7
104 Manchester Met 44.6
105 Westminster 44.4
106 Roehampton 44.3
107 Canterbury Christ Church 43.0
108 Marjon (St Mark and St John) 41.9
109 Liverpool John Moores 40.7
110 Abertay Dundee 40.6
110 Leeds Trinity University College 40.6
112 Middlesex 38.1
113 Bucks New University 37.7
114 London South Bank 37.3
115 Southampton Solent 35.7
116 Bolton 35.6
117 East London 35.0
118 London Met 29.4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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