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University Subject Tables 2015

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    Biological Sciences
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    2015
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Biological Sciences

CUG Rank University Name Entry Standards
Entry Standards
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Student Satisfaction
Student Satisfaction
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Research Assessment
Research Assessment
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Graduate Prospects
Graduate Prospects
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Overall Score
Overall Score
The total score calculated by our independent and trusted methodology.

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2015 2014
1 1 Cambridge 663 4.27 2.65 85 100.0
2 2 Oxford 573 4.20 2.82 75 96.2
3 3 Imperial College London 540 3.91 2.75 78 94.7
4 4 York 452 4.36 2.75 76 93.9
5 5 Durham 524 3.93 2.50 78 93.7
6 7 Sheffield 471 4.15 2.85 73 93.3
7 8 Bristol 469 4.35 2.67 71 93.0
8 11 Bath 463 4.23 2.50 76 92.9
9 13 King's College London 435 4.06 2.75 78 92.8
10 15 Glasgow 476 4.11 2.60 73 92.5
11 28 St Andrews 511 4.13 2.55 68 92.2
12 9 Manchester 456 4.15 2.85 68 92.0
13 10 Lancaster 424 4.36 2.80 68 91.8
14 6 University College London 506 3.88 2.50 71 91.6
15 16 Birmingham 429 3.98 2.45 79 91.6
16 12 Exeter 434 4.25 2.50 71 91.3
17 14 Edinburgh 490 3.89 2.65 65 90.7
18 19 East Anglia 439 4.31 2.50 65 90.4
19 26 Dundee 477 4.00 2.80 60 90.2
20 18 Surrey 426 4.08 2.75 65 90.1
21 20 Nottingham 420 4.12 2.63 66 89.9
22 29 Warwick 456 3.86 2.45 68 89.7
23 34 Royal Holloway 377 3.92 2.80 69 89.3
24 17 Leicester 420 4.18 2.40 65 89.2
25 33 Newcastle 402 4.06 2.60 66 89.2
26 24 Aston 376 4.36 2.50 65 89.1
27 30 Southampton 415 4.23 2.45 62 88.8
28 23 Leeds 407 3.94 2.70 64 88.8
29 27 Birkbeck 4.01 2.50 88.5
30 21 Cardiff 423 4.00 2.60 61 88.5
31 25 Queen's, Belfast 379 4.11 2.15 70 88.2
32 32 Liverpool 410 3.96 2.35 65 88.0
33 35 Aberdeen 414 3.97 2.60 60 88.0
34 22 Strathclyde 449 3.83 2.55 59 87.9
35 31 Sussex 422 3.86 2.37 63 87.6
36 38 Heriot-Watt 419 4.26 2.20 57 87.3
37 37 Queen Mary 404 3.88 2.25 64 87.1
38 36 Kent 390 3.91 2.10 67 87.0
39 41 Keele 384 4.13 1.75 69 86.9
40 - St George's, University of London 396 2.20 59 86.7
41 48 Swansea 362 3.92 1.90 72 86.7
42 40 Nottingham Trent 306 4.03 2.55 66 86.6
43 39 Ulster 292 3.99 2.80 86.4
44 46 Reading 378 3.84 2.15 64 86.0
45 51 Stirling 402 3.91 2.35 54 85.5
46 54 Robert Gordon 353 4.07 1.90 63 85.3
47 75 Abertay 369 3.79 79 85.2
48 47 Huddersfield 346 4.16 2.00 60 85.2
49 52 Portsmouth 314 4.11 2.47 56 85.0
50 44 Essex 336 4.03 2.25 57 84.6
51 59 Glasgow Caledonian 388 3.90 2.10 55 84.5
52 43 Brunel 357 4.18 1.75 57 84.1
53 42 Oxford Brookes 350 4.02 1.85 59 84.1
54 55 Coventry 274 4.30 75 84.0
55 49 Plymouth 341 4.15 2.00 55 84.0
56 58 Aberystwyth 333 3.86 2.50 53 84.0
57 64 Edge Hill 263 4.57 71 83.9
58 45 Hull 343 4.07 1.90 55 83.5
59 66 Hertfordshire 310 3.75 2.15 60 83.3
60 53 Edinburgh Napier 361 4.02 1.68 56 83.3
61 56 Manchester Metropolitan 332 3.94 2.05 55 83.2
62 60 Northumbria 350 3.84 1.95 56 83.2
63 - South Wales 359 3.75 1.45 64 83.0
64 57 Sheffield Hallam 340 3.88 1.80 57 82.8
65 67 Bangor 319 3.90 2.10 54 82.7
66 79 Bolton 255 3.87 1.30 75 82.7
67 50 West of England, Bristol 339 4.05 2.61 40 82.6
68 71 Greenwich 342 3.93 1.75 55 82.5
69 76 Roehampton 280 3.87 1.40 69 82.4
70 65 Brighton 303 3.92 2.08 54 82.3
71 82 Northampton 249 4.07 73 82.2
72 72 Kingston 273 4.13 1.85 56 82.0
73 61 Bradford 310 4.06 64 81.9
74 70 Teesside 347 4.04 58 81.5
75 87 East London 285 4.08 2.05 49 81.5
76 62 Westminster 286 3.75 2.20 52 81.3
77 73 Lincoln 312 4.29 81.3
78 68 Liverpool John Moores 327 4.10 1.70 48 81.2
79 - Queen Margaret 320 4.17 80.9
80 81 Bath Spa 282 4.17 1.10 60 80.8
81 92 Bedfordshire 234 3.89 1.90 80.3
82 69 Central Lancashire 344 4.19 49 80.2
83 83 Salford 301 3.93 2.20 40 80.0
84 90 Gloucestershire 285 4.69 45 79.9
85 85 St Mary's 301 3.98 79.4
86 96 Middlesex 266 4.20 79.4
87 77 Derby 304 3.86 1.65 46 79.3
88 94 West of Scotland 297 3.93 53 79.0
89 86 Canterbury Christ Church 244 4.38 51 78.9
90 84 Leeds Metropolitan 245 3.96 58 78.8
91 80 Cardiff Metropolitan 223 3.89 60 78.4
92 93 Staffordshire 256 3.95 53 78.1
93 74 Chester 286 4.06 45 77.6
94 78 Sunderland 235 3.68 58 77.6
95 97 London South Bank 208 3.62 60 77.1
96 91 Anglia Ruskin 247 4.03 44 76.4
97 88 Worcester 286 3.98 38 76.0
98 95 Bournemouth 308 3.93 33 75.3
99 98 London Metropolitan 256 3.57 42 74.6

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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