The Times Good University Guide 2011

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How do you find the best university for the subject you wish to study? You need a guide that evaluates the quality of what is available, giving facts, figures, and comparative assessments of universities. Since 1992, the Times has produced the most widely respected and used university league tables. This guide takes the key measures of quality as its focus so you can make informed choices of university and subjects. Still unique and still controversial, the rankings provide hard data—analyzed, interpreted, and ...

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Overview

How do you find the best university for the subject you wish to study? You need a guide that evaluates the quality of what is available, giving facts, figures, and comparative assessments of universities. Since 1992, the Times has produced the most widely respected and used university league tables. This guide takes the key measures of quality as its focus so you can make informed choices of university and subjects. Still unique and still controversial, the rankings provide hard data—analyzed, interpreted, and presented by a team of experts. Containing the most up-to-date league tables on more than 60 subject areas and more than 100 UK universities, this is the most definitive and authoritative guide available. Chapters cover how to select the right course and the right university for you, all you need to know about applying and finding accommodation, employment prospects—including new information and statistics to inform your choices, explanations of fees, bursaries, and all other costs, the best universities for sports ranked in a great new league table, detailed profiles of each university and new city profiles, and advice for anyone considering studying abroad.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780007356140
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK
  • Publication date: 8/1/2010
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

John O'Leary is a distinguished writer and consultant with an unparalleled reputation in the field of higher education. He is the former editor of the Times Higher Education supplement.

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Table of Contents

About the Author 4

Acknowledgements 4

How to Use this Book 5

Introduction 7

1 What and Where to Study 15

2 Graduate Employment Prospects 32

3 Going Abroad to University 40

4 The Top Universities 47

5 The Top Universities by Subject 58

6 Making Your Application 187

7 The Cost of Studying 198

8 Finding Somewhere to Live 220

9 Sporting Opportunities 231

10 What Parents Should Do 244

11 Coming to the UK to Study 248

12 Oxbridge 259

13 University Profiles 294

Colleges of Higher Education 536

Index 538

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