University Subject Tables 2014

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    Biological Sciences
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    2014
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Biological Sciences

CUG Rank University Name Entry Standards
Entry Standards
The average UCAS tariff score of new students 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.

Maximum score: 4.00

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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.

Maximum score: 1000.0

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2014 2013
1 1 Cambridge 651 4.28 2.65 84 100.0
2 2 Oxford 581 3.96 2.82 75 95.8
3 3 Imperial College London 525 3.76 2.75 80 94.4
4 6 York 471 4.35 2.75 75 94.4
5 7 Durham 506 3.98 2.50 76 93.2
6 4 University College London 513 3.93 2.50 76 93.2
7 5 Sheffield 473 4.19 2.85 69 93.0
8 9 Bristol 469 4.13 2.67 72 92.6
9 10 Manchester 463 4.16 2.85 68 92.5
10 8 Lancaster 421 4.22 2.80 71 92.0
11 12 Bath 455 4.14 2.50 73 92.0
12 15 Exeter 444 4.31 2.50 71 91.9
13 17 King's College London 449 4.00 2.75 72 91.9
14 18 Edinburgh 499 3.85 2.65 67 91.2
15 21 Glasgow 448 4.15 2.60 68 91.2
16 20 Birmingham 441 3.95 2.45 73 90.7
17 13 Leicester 445 4.36 2.40 64 90.4
18 14 Surrey 415 4.12 2.75 66 90.3
19 25 East Anglia 414 4.21 2.50 68 90.2
20 16 Nottingham 415 4.11 2.63 65 89.7
21 23 Cardiff 440 4.08 2.60 62 89.5
22 35 Strathclyde 475 3.63 2.55 67 89.4
23 26 Leeds 421 3.96 2.70 64 89.3
24 36 Aston 394 4.18 2.50 66 89.2
25 32 Queen's, Belfast 388 4.10 2.15 74 89.2
26 33 Dundee 442 3.92 2.80 59 89.0
27 - Birkbeck 4.07 2.50 89.0
28 11 St Andrews 483 3.90 2.55 58 88.9
29 27 Warwick 450 3.63 2.45 69 88.9
30 19 Southampton 418 4.05 2.45 64 88.7
31 22 Sussex 402 3.76 2.37 73 88.7
32 28 Liverpool 427 3.96 2.35 66 88.7
33 24 Newcastle 403 3.97 2.60 64 88.6
34 34 Royal Holloway 366 3.84 2.80 67 88.4
35 43 Aberdeen 422 4.00 2.60 57 87.8
36 41 Kent 377 3.96 2.10 71 87.6
37 30 Queen Mary 419 3.84 2.25 65 87.4
38 31 Heriot-Watt 373 4.14 2.20 64 87.1
39 37 Ulster 304 4.06 2.80 87.1
40 29 Nottingham Trent 307 3.88 2.55 69 86.7
41 45 Keele 353 4.12 1.75 72 86.6
42 53 Oxford Brookes 333 4.12 1.85 68 85.7
43 39 Brunel 364 4.18 1.75 64 85.5
44 52 Essex 334 4.11 2.25 60 85.4
45 46 Hull 352 4.08 1.90 64 85.3
46 38 Reading 367 3.85 2.15 62 85.3
47 40 Huddersfield 287 4.38 2.00 64 85.3
48 48 Swansea 377 4.00 1.90 62 85.3
49 51 Plymouth 360 4.09 2.00 59 85.0
50 44 West of England, Bristol 311 4.20 2.61 51 84.7
51 42 Stirling 395 3.95 2.35 48 84.3
52 47 Portsmouth 304 4.05 2.47 55 84.2
53 65 Edinburgh Napier 330 4.06 1.68 61 83.4
54 50 Robert Gordon 367 4.01 1.90 53 83.3
55 71 Coventry 278 4.25 73 83.2
56 60 Manchester Metropolitan 318 3.97 2.05 56 83.0
57 55 Sheffield Hallam 334 3.90 1.80 59 82.9
58 59 Aberystwyth 325 3.99 2.50 46 82.8
59 49 Glasgow Caledonian 390 3.79 2.10 48 82.7
60 54 Northumbria 336 3.90 1.95 55 82.7
61 56 Bradford 324 4.00 67 82.2
62 73 Westminster 286 3.86 2.20 55 82.1
63 77 Glamorgan 351 4.16 1.45 54 82.1
64 79 Edge Hill 273 4.08 70 81.8
65 57 Brighton 305 3.96 2.08 51 81.8
66 62 Hertfordshire 298 3.97 2.15 49 81.5
67 68 Bangor 342 3.70 2.10 49 81.3
68 80 Liverpool John Moores 328 4.08 1.70 50 81.3
69 74 Central Lancashire 315 3.88 66 81.3
70 76 Teesside 332 4.02 60 81.1
71 61 Greenwich 286 4.14 1.75 50 80.7
72 69 Kingston 266 3.79 1.85 57 80.6
73 - Lincoln 328 4.10 80.3
74 58 Chester 267 4.28 59 80.3
75 91 Abertay Dundee 337 3.87 58 80.3
76 67 Roehampton 263 3.68 1.40 65 80.1
77 66 Derby 310 3.98 1.65 47 79.7
78 64 Sunderland 234 3.83 65 78.9
79 72 Bolton 235 3.84 1.30 61 78.9
80 63 Cardiff Metropolitan 285 3.84 58 78.8
81 75 Bath Spa 283 4.18 1.10 51 78.7
82 86 Northampton 285 4.01 78.4
83 85 Salford 276 3.96 2.20 34 78.1
84 88 Leeds Metropolitan 262 4.10 51 77.9
85 87 St Mary's 288 3.81 77.5
86 81 Canterbury Christ Church 248 4.19 47 77.2
87 84 East London 260 3.77 2.05 37 77.1
88 78 Worcester 278 4.03 45 76.9
89 93 University Campus Suffolk 285 3.64 76.5
90 83 Gloucestershire 279 4.59 32 76.5
91 89 Anglia Ruskin 258 3.96 47 76.5
92 82 Bedfordshire 181 3.59 1.90 76.5
93 70 Staffordshire 257 4.18 42 76.3
94 - West of Scotland 291 3.88 42 76.0
95 94 Bournemouth 322 3.87 33 75.0
96 92 Middlesex 178 3.78 73.7
97 90 London South Bank 199 3.57 47 73.5
98 95 London Metropolitan 225 3.71 41 73.5

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.

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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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