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University Subject Tables 2008

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    Biological Sciences
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    2008
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Biological Sciences

CUG Rank University Name Entry Standards
Entry Standards
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Research Assessment
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.

Maximum score: 1000.0

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2008 2007
1 - Cambridge 563 5* 85 100.0
2 - Oxford 524 5 73 94.0
3 - Imperial College 461 5* 77 93.5
4 - Bristol 450 5* 72 92.9
5 - Surrey 318 5* 84 92.1
6 - Sheffield 410 5* 69 90.9
7 - Bath 426 5 75 90.5
8 - York 450 5 72 90.4
9 - Ulster 236 5* 85 89.8
10 - Manchester 403 5* 69 89.5
11 - Durham 465 5 66 89.3
12 - Dundee 364 5* 71 88.8
13 - University College London 402 5 71 88.7
14 - St Andrews 428 5 68 88.6
15 - Warwick 422 5 68 88.5
16 - Edinburgh 449 5 61 88.4
17 - Birmingham 386 5 69 87.6
18 - Leicester 374 5* 65 87.5
19 - Nottingham 401 5 63 87.4
19 - Sussex 370 5 70 87.4
21 - Newcastle 352 5* 65 86.8
22 - Cardiff 372 5 60 85.7
23 - Kent 292 4 72 85.0
24 - Leeds 343 5 64 84.9
25 - Liverpool 336 5 64 84.7
26 - East Anglia 329 5 64 84.5
27 - Glasgow 402 5 54 84.0
27 - Royal Holloway 304 5 71 84.0
29 - Queen's, Belfast 337 4 66 83.9
30 - Southampton 378 5 55 83.5
31 - Lancaster 344 4 62 83.0
32 - King's College London 348 3a 70 82.9
33 - Queen Mary 296 4 65 82.3
34 - Exeter 351 4 58 82.2
35 - Reading 331 4 60 82.1
36 - Liverpool Hope 3b 75 81.9
37 - Keele 297 4 68 81.8
38 - Essex 275 4 63 81.2
39 - Aberdeen 392 5 50 81.0
40 - Brunel 273 4 67 80.8
41 - Stirling 323 4 52 80.5
42 - Aston 302 3a 66 80.4
42 - Hull 335 4 64 80.4
44 - Portsmouth 243 5 55 80.3
45 - Heriot-Watt 331 4 46 79.1
45 - Swansea 294 3a 56 79.1
47 - Bangor 288 4 50 78.8
48 - Oxford Brookes 237 3a 61 78.7
48 - UWIC, Cardiff 217 85 78.7
50 - Brighton 241 5 58 78.5
50 - Central Lancashire 251 3b 66 78.5
52 - Wolverhampton 209 3a 69 78.3
53 - Glasgow Caledonian 332 70 78.2
54 - East London 168 2 83 78.1
54 - Kingston 195 3a 70 78.1
54 - Salford 206 3a 62 78.1
57 - Greenwich 204 3a 61 77.7
58 - Nottingham Trent 220 5 64 77.6
59 - Napier 279 4 59 77.3
60 - Aberystwyth 271 3a 48 76.3
61 - Robert Gordon 286 67 76.0
62 - Chester 266 69 75.9
62 - Hertfordshire 228 3a 58 75.9
64 - Huddersfield 246 71 75.8
65 - Sunderland 213 3a 54 75.4
65 - Paisley 309 3b 51 75.4
67 - Bolton 170 74 74.3
68 - Staffordshire 238 66 74.2
69 - Leeds Metropolitan 234 66 74.1
70 - Bradford 250 64 74.0
71 - Sheffield Hallam 230 65 73.7
72 - West of England, Bristol 240 62 73.2
73 - Coventry 221 2 56 72.9
74 - Northumbria 240 2 58 72.8
74 - Strathclyde 368 46 72.8
76 - Roehampton 204 63 72.3
77 - Westminster 202 3b 51 72.1
78 - Plymouth 262 3a 49 72.0
79 - Manchester Metropolitan 231 2 53 71.8
80 - London South Bank 178 62 71.2
81 - Liverpool John Moores 244 53 70.8
82 - Canterbury Christ Church 223 53 70.2
82 - Derby 223 53 70.2
84 - Bath Spa 3b 53 70.0
85 - Anglia Ruskin 283 45 69.9
86 - Bedfordshire 2 46 67.4
87 - Worcester 232 2 35 66.9

Please note that some Universities have missing data. Where the table is ranked by a single measure, the institutions with no data for that measure appear at the bottom.

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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