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University of Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen is Scotland’s third oldest university. Five Nobel laureates are associated with the university. Its Old Aberdeen campus is two miles north of the city centre. Its other campus, the main base for its life sciences and medical facilities, is based in Foresterhill, the highest point of Aberdeen. Facilities include the Olympic-standard Aberdeen Sports Village and Aquatic Centre, a zoology museum, a dental school and Cruickshank Botanic Garden.

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Number of students: 13,824
Average UCAS tariff: 446.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £22,000
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 47%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 92%

Abertay University

Abertay University is located in Dundee. It is a city centre campus and all of its buildings are within a quarter of a mile of each other. The university is the UK’s first ever centre of excellence for computer games education and has the Abertay GameLab. The majority of students are from Scotland and there are plenty of opportunities to get involved with Scottish traditions. For example students can learn bagpiping and traditional ceilidh dances or join the university’s own ceilidh band.

Facts (DLHE 2013/14)

Number of students: 4,756
Average UCAS tariff: 337.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £18,000
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 48%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 87%

University of Birmingham

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University of Chichester

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Durham University

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University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow is a Russell Group member. It was founded in 1451, making it the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The university has three main campuses: Gilmorehill and Garscube are both based in the West End of Glasgow, with museums, galleries and parks close by, while Dumfries is in the south west of Scotland. Unlike most universities, Glasgow has two student unions: Glasgow University Union and the Queen Margaret Union. Both are very active and there is a friendly rivalry between them dating far back into the university’s extensive history.

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Number of students: 27,392
Average UCAS tariff: 470.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £22,000
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 51%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 88%

Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths is based in New Cross, South East London, and has been part of the University of London since 1904. It offers a vast selection of courses; however, Goldsmiths is particularly renowned for its creativity and its art and design courses are regarded as among the best in the UK. Notable alumni include singer and songwriter Katy B, Turner Prize winner Damien Hirst, and filmmaker and artist Steve McQueen, director of 12 Years a Slave.

Facts (DLHE 2013/14)

Number of students: 8,109
Average UCAS tariff: 359.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £18,000
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 40%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 86%

Heriot Watt University

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Lancaster University

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University of Leeds

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University of Leicester

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Loughborough University

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Oxford Brookes University

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University of Portsmouth

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Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary, University of London is a member of the Russell Group and is particularly high ranking for medicine and dentistry in UK league tables. It is one of the largest University of London colleges with five campuses across the city including in Mile End, Whitechapel, Charterhouse Square, Lincoln’s Inn Fields and West Smithfield. Mile End is the main campus where many students live. The skeleton of Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man, is housed in the school of medicine and dentistry’s pathology museum.

Facts (DLHE 2013/14)

Number of students: 15,419
Average UCAS tariff: 410.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £24,000
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 47%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 88%

Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University is based on the riverside in Aberdeen and offers a wide range of courses across three faculties: Aberdeen Business School, the faculty of design and technology and the faculty of health and social care. Most courses can be completed part time and some courses allow the option of distance learning through the online learning environment, Campus Moodle. Among the university’s specialist learning facilities are a wave tank, television studio, digital X-ray suite and moot court.

Facts (DLHE 2013/14)

Number of students: 13,409
Average UCAS tariff: 384.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £22,000
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 74%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 94%

Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway’s campus is set in 135 acres of parkland in Egham, Surrey, approximately 40 minutes away from central London. The majority of first year students live on campus. At the centre of the campus is the iconic Founder’s Building. Inspired by the Château Chambord in the Loire Valley, the Founder’s Building is a Victorian, Grade I listed building containing a picture gallery and gilded chapel. Royal Holloway has been included in The Telegraph’s list of most beautiful universities in the world.

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Number of students: 9,672
Average UCAS tariff: 398.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £20,000
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 37%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 85%

The University of Sheffield

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SOAS, University of London

SOAS is the School of Oriental and African Studies. It specialises in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS is part of the University of London and is located very centrally in Bloomsbury. It offers undergraduate degrees in social sciences, humanities and languages. Many courses focus on a particular language or region while others, such as English or economics, allow students to study a subject from a global perspective. You can take a degree in any non-European language without prior knowledge of it.

Facts (DLHE 2013/14)

Number of students: 5,413
Average UCAS tariff: 406.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £20,500
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 39%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 82%

St Mary's University, Twickenham

St Mary’s University Twickenham was founded in 1850 as a Catholic teacher training college and is led by Catholic values. It gained university status in 2014. Many of its undergraduate courses relate to theatre, business or sport. Mo Farah trained on its running coaching programme; its sports facilities have also been used by teams from the 2015 Rugby World Cup. The main campus is situated in the grounds of the Gothic, castle-style Strawberry Hill House, created by 18th century novelist Horace Walpole.

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Number of students: 5,167
Average UCAS tariff: 288.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £21,000
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 53%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 92%

University of Stirling

The main 330-acre University of Stirling campus is two miles from the centre of Stirling and comprises a loch, a golf-course and the 18th century Airthrey Castle. It has two other campuses in Inverness and Stornoway that specialise in nursing and midwifery. The university offers a mixture of vocationally focused and more traditional academic subjects. Undergraduates at Stirling study several subjects in their first two years before deciding what to specialise in for their final two years.

Facts (DLHE 2013/14)

Number of students: 11,089
Average UCAS tariff: 375.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £21,500
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 58%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 91%

University of Surrey

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UCL

University College London is a Russell Group university and was the first English institution to admit men and women on equal terms. Over 40 former members have been awarded Nobel Prizes. Many of its facilities are in Bloomsbury, central London; a number of its student residences are close by. Undergraduates take part in the two-week UCL Global Citizenship Programme after their summer exams, working with students from different subjects on projects relating to issues such as global heath, human wellbeing and sustainable cities.

Facts (DLHE 2013/14)

Number of students: 28,428
Average UCAS tariff: 506.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £24,000
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 58%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 90%

University of Dundee

The University of Dundee began as University College Dundee and was, for a long time, part of the University of St Andrews. It became an independent institution in 1967 and for the past six years (2010-2015) it has been named the top university in Scotland by the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. The university’s campus is five minutes from Dundee city centre, which recently became the UK’s first UNESCO city of design due to its contribution to design and innovation worldwide.

Facts (DLHE 2013/14)

Number of students: 15,196
Average UCAS tariff: 409.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £22,000
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 61%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 92%

University of Kent

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University of the West of Scotland

The University of the West of Scotland was formed in 2007 from the merger of the University of Paisley and Bell College. It has campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley; there’s also a London campus that runs courses for international students. The Paisley campus is the largest – it’s in the centre of town and a short train ride into Glasgow. The Dumfries campus forms part of the historic Crichton estate, which has parkland and a golf course; the Ayr campus is by the river, close to the centre of the coastal town.

Facts (DLHE 2013/14)

Number of students: 15,280
Average UCAS tariff: 304.0
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment: £21,000
In professional employment 6 months after graduation: 54%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation: 91%



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