University Subject Tables 2012

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    Biological Sciences
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    2012
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Biological Sciences

CUG Rank University Name Entry Standards
Entry Standards
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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.

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2012 2011
1 1 Cambridge 594 4.14 2.65 82 100.0
2 2 Oxford 522 4.19 2.82 82 99.1
12 8 Surrey 384 3.71 2.75 81 94.0
51 68 UWIC, Cardiff 272 3.94 80 87.2
40 38 Canterbury Christ Church 4.01 79 88.6
3 3 Imperial College London 494 3.76 2.75 78 96.0
5 6 Durham 468 3.85 2.50 78 95.0
58 69 Bolton 193 3.96 1.30 78 86.0
32 28 Brunel 328 4.04 1.75 77 90.3
6 12 Leicester 436 4.19 2.40 75 94.6
9 11 Lancaster 408 3.96 2.80 75 94.3
59 67 Staffordshire 229 4.26 73 85.9
8 10 Bath 464 4.08 2.50 72 94.5
13 13 St Andrews 445 3.96 2.55 72 93.8
15 15 Sussex 387 4.17 2.37 72 92.8
27 39 Queen Mary 386 3.89 2.25 72 91.4
38 33 Hertfordshire 269 3.95 2.15 72 88.8
4 4 Sheffield 464 4.20 2.85 71 95.7
14 14 University College London 462 3.85 2.50 71 93.4
52 48 Northumbria 282 3.63 1.95 71 87.1
55 51 Coventry 307 4.15 71 86.8
17 20 Liverpool 405 4.09 2.35 70 92.4
65 81 Bradford 267 3.86 70 84.7
10 8 Manchester 436 4.02 2.85 69 94.1
78 86 Sunderland 164 4.07 69 83.0
16 19 King's College London 414 3.88 2.75 68 92.6
20 35 Southampton 423 3.95 2.45 68 92.2
34 42 Reading 358 3.90 2.15 68 89.7
35 36 Queen's, Belfast 352 3.88 2.15 68 89.5
54 50 Sheffield Hallam 290 3.83 1.80 68 87.0
7 7 York 432 4.38 2.75 67 94.5
22 17 Warwick 435 3.81 2.45 67 91.7
24 31 Leeds 385 3.88 2.70 67 91.6
33 20 Aston 329 3.95 2.50 67 90.1
46 45 Keele 282 4.20 1.75 67 87.8
60 41 Robert Gordon 294 3.46 1.90 67 85.8
86 - West of Scotland 183 67 80.9
11 5 Bristol 472 4.12 2.67 66 94.0
18 17 East Anglia 379 4.31 2.50 66 92.2
21 20 Nottingham 410 3.92 2.63 66 91.9
26 28 Newcastle 372 4.05 2.60 66 91.4
43 36 Essex 260 4.10 2.25 66 88.2
37 43 Kent 349 3.97 2.10 65 89.0
48 52 Hull 316 3.95 1.90 65 87.6
53 44 Salford 253 3.91 2.20 65 87.0
76 83 Leeds Metropolitan 245 3.83 65 83.1
79 85 Roehampton 207 3.70 1.40 65 83.0
19 16 Edinburgh 443 3.90 2.65 64 92.2
23 27 Cardiff 416 3.98 2.60 64 91.7
25 23 Exeter 411 4.05 2.50 64 91.6
30 34 Royal Holloway 339 4.11 2.80 64 91.1
39 46 Nottingham Trent 258 4.13 2.55 64 88.7
41 24 Ulster 244 4.01 2.80 63 88.5
42 46 Heriot-Watt 309 4.09 2.20 63 88.5
50 66 Huddersfield 249 4.28 2.00 63 87.2
64 59 Greenwich 227 3.91 1.75 63 84.7
29 26 Birmingham 413 4.06 2.45 62 91.1
36 32 Strathclyde 322 3.95 2.55 62 89.0
80 72 Central Lancashire 263 3.69 62 82.4
28 28 Dundee 361 4.24 2.80 61 91.4
45 55 West of England, Bristol 266 4.05 2.61 60 87.9
49 63 Plymouth 334 3.99 2.00 60 87.4
63 53 Brighton 273 3.67 2.08 60 85.2
83 83 Bournemouth 233 3.83 60 81.8
87 - London Metropolitan 199 3.78 60 80.9
31 24 Glasgow 393 4.22 2.60 59 91.0
56 55 Swansea 326 3.94 1.90 58 86.4
47 55 Portsmouth 293 4.09 2.47 57 87.6
61 49 Glasgow Caledonian 286 3.91 2.10 57 85.8
85 79 Worcester 268 3.63 57 81.2
84 79 Teesside 3.88 56 81.5
44 40 Aberdeen 322 4.00 2.60 55 87.9
67 53 Edinburgh Napier 285 3.96 1.68 55 84.3
68 64 Gloucestershire 287 4.44 55 84.1
69 62 Manchester Metropolitan 261 3.72 2.05 55 84.0
71 76 Kingston 243 3.88 1.85 55 83.6
72 71 Liverpool John Moores 275 3.83 1.70 54 83.5
75 81 Derby 243 4.11 1.65 53 83.4
57 60 Aberystwyth 294 3.97 2.50 52 86.3
70 73 Westminster 244 3.80 2.20 52 83.7
62 69 Stirling 321 3.90 2.35 49 85.6
82 77 East London 224 3.68 2.05 49 81.8
74 65 Oxford Brookes 301 3.89 1.85 48 83.4
91 90 London South Bank 196 3.71 48 78.1
73 58 Bangor 298 3.77 2.10 47 83.5
92 89 Anglia Ruskin 258 3.84 38 77.8
90 78 Glamorgan 302 3.97 1.45 33 79.5
66 60 Bedfordshire 3.54 1.90 84.6
77 73 Bath Spa 262 4.01 1.10 83.0
81 75 Chester 279 3.75 81.9
88 88 Middlesex 164 4.11 80.3
89 87 Edge Hill 195 3.83 79.9

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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