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Department of Biology maintains its place in the UK top 10

Posted on 20 September 2021

This week the Department confirmed its place among the UK's most highly regarded departments for Biological Sciences. The Department is ranked 10th in the UK in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

Published annually, the Times University Guide ranks 131 UK universities by undergraduate degree subjects according to teaching quality; student experience; research quality; entry standards; graduate prospects; Firsts and 2:1 degrees; completion rates; student-staff ratio; and spend on academic services and student facilities.

The rankings are based on official data collected by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), the National Student Survey and the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

In total, six subjects at the University were ranked in the UK top 10; Archaeology and Forensic Studies (4th), Biological Sciences (10th), English (5th), History (9th), Nursing, including Midwifery (7th) and Psychology (9th).