University Subject Tables 2016

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    Biological Sciences
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    2016
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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.

Maximum score: 5.00

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Research Quality
Research Quality
A measure of the 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.

Maximum score: 100

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Overall Score
Overall Score
The total score calculated by our independent and trusted methodology.

Maximum score: 100.0

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2016 2015
1 1 Cambridge 648 4.24 3.37 86 100.0
2 2 Oxford 565 4.23 3.40 78 96.5
3 3 Imperial College London 520 3.71 3.41 79 93.9
4 4 York 465 4.38 3.37 73 93.3
5 5 Durham 536 3.94 2.94 76 93.2
6 11 St Andrews 522 4.18 3.16 70 93.0
7 6 Sheffield 456 4.17 3.40 73 92.9
8 14 University College London 487 3.98 3.25 73 92.6
9 16 Exeter 447 4.34 3.15 73 92.4
10 8 Bath 459 4.16 3.06 76 92.3
11 10 Glasgow 463 4.16 3.00 75 92.2
12 17 Edinburgh 500 4.00 3.44 67 92.2
13 7 Bristol 475 4.10 3.15 71 92.1
14 20 Surrey 424 4.21 3.37 75 91.9
15 15 Birmingham 416 3.97 3.20 79 91.5
16 13 Lancaster 444 4.19 3.08 69 91.3
17 12 Manchester 453 4.20 3.12 69 91.1
18 22 Warwick 419 4.10 3.01 71 90.2
19 9 King's College London 434 4.28 3.07 64 90.0
20 21 Nottingham 417 4.09 2.88 70 89.4
21 27 Southampton 396 4.02 2.99 70 89.3
22 24 Leicester 399 4.13 3.16 67 89.3
23 31 Queen's, Belfast 368 3.99 2.92 73 89.2
24 19 Dundee 434 4.01 3.50 60 89.1
25 38 Kent 359 4.29 3.07 67 89.1
26 18 East Anglia 406 4.22 3.15 62 88.9
27 28 Leeds 420 3.97 3.19 65 88.9
28 34 Strathclyde 438 3.81 3.28 63 88.8
29 25 Newcastle 393 4.05 3.40 64 88.7
30 30 Cardiff 430 3.99 3.23 64 88.7
31 41 Swansea 341 4.13 3.21 70 88.6
32 35 Sussex 393 4.01 3.28 65 88.6
33 36 Heriot-Watt 394 4.09 2.83 63 87.5
34 46 Robert Gordon 357 3.73 2.85 81 87.4
35 23 Royal Holloway, University of London 366 4.09 2.89 65 87.3
36 39 Keele 377 4.18 2.48 66 87.3
37 32 Liverpool 411 3.92 2.97 59 87.1
38 26 Aston 371 4.10 3.37 58 86.9
39 37 Queen Mary, University of London 410 3.85 3.07 61 86.7
40 54 Coventry 238 4.30 3.14 77 86.6
41 33 Aberdeen 401 4.05 3.11 55 86.5
42 40 St George's, University of London 413 3.86 2.95 61 86.4
43 44 Reading 366 4.12 2.98 59 86.3
44 53 Oxford Brookes 341 4.16 2.67 63 86.1
45 42 Nottingham Trent 307 4.08 3.16 65 85.9
46 77 Lincoln 322 4.14 3.11 85.9
47 45 Stirling 397 3.74 3.27 54 85.7
48 51 Glasgow Caledonian 383 3.96 3.11 60 85.5
49 65 Bangor 352 3.98 3.10 56 85.2
50 73 Bradford 300 4.05 3.22 65 85.1
51 49 Portsmouth 320 3.94 3.12 58 85.0
52 57 Edge Hill 302 4.34 1.83 70 84.9
53 52 Brunel University London 350 4.08 2.63 58 84.8
54 60 Edinburgh Napier 360 4.10 2.60 59 84.7
55 48 Huddersfield 305 4.12 2.09 70 84.7
56 50 Essex 304 4.11 2.67 61 84.6
57 43 Ulster 268 4.02 3.24 59 84.4
58 58 Hull 341 4.09 2.96 51 84.2
59 59 Hertfordshire 314 3.84 2.79 65 84.0
60 80 Bath Spa 297 4.38 72 83.8
61 75 East London 268 4.05 3.05 64 83.7
62 89 Canterbury Christ Church 256 4.05 2.14 66 83.5
63 70 Brighton 317 3.98 3.17 57 83.4
64 88 West of Scotland 322 4.02 2.67 51 83.3
65 79 Queen Margaret 323 4.20 2.41 83.0
66 61 Manchester Metropolitan 335 3.98 2.88 53 82.9
67 64 Sheffield Hallam 324 3.94 2.45 57 82.8
68 69 Roehampton 272 3.94 2.65 56 82.8
69 47 Abertay 351 3.87 1.60 62 82.5
70 55 Plymouth 341 4.12 2.73 44 82.5
71 72 Kingston 276 4.15 2.82 58 82.5
72 56 Aberystwyth 299 3.75 3.10 49 81.9
73 81 Bedfordshire 211 4.09 2.92 81.9
74 66 Bolton 280 3.94 72 81.7
75 82 Central Lancashire 328 3.91 2.63 52 81.7
76 84 Gloucestershire 297 4.61 2.14 40 81.5
77 67 West of England, Bristol 294 3.92 3.06 50 81.2
78 86 Middlesex 229 4.10 2.75 56 81.1
79 91 Cardiff Metropolitan 301 4.12 62 81.0
80 97 Worcester 289 3.70 2.24 56 80.6
81 68 Greenwich 323 3.82 2.70 44 80.5
82 76 Westminster 283 3.98 2.75 45 80.5
83 62 Northumbria 343 3.63 62 80.1
84 - Liverpool Hope 294 4.26 79.8
85 - University Campus Suffolk 335 3.95 79.6
86 95 London South Bank 196 3.64 2.87 52 79.5
87 92 Staffordshire 265 4.01 61 79.5
88 83 Salford 323 3.82 2.43 41 79.4
89 63 South Wales 350 3.81 53 79.2
90 93 Chester 285 3.91 2.29 43 79.1
91 71 Northampton 278 4.40 49 78.9
92 90 Leeds Beckett 282 3.90 57 78.7
93 74 Teesside 308 3.81 55 78.6
94 94 Sunderland 242 3.83 2.54 48 78.4
95 98 Bournemouth 284 3.94 2.56 38 77.6
96 96 Anglia Ruskin 228 4.19 1.73 47 77.3
97 87 Derby 252 3.97 1.57 46 77.1
98 78 Liverpool John Moores 338 3.99 40 77.1
99 99 London Metropolitan 181 3.74 73.6

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.

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Maximum scores:      
Entry standards N/A Facilities spend N/A
Student satisfaction 5.00 Good honours 100.0
Research assessment 4.00 Graduate prospects 100.0
Research intensity 1.00 Completion 100.0
Student–staff ratio N/A Overall score 1000.0
Academic services spend N/A    

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