Department of Biology
Posted on 20 September 2022
This week, York’s Department of Biology confirmed its place among the UK's most highly regarded departments for the subject of Biological Sciences. Our Department is ranked 6th in the UK in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.
Published annually, The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide ranks 132 UK universities by undergraduate degree subjects according to teaching quality; student experience; research quality; entry standards; graduate prospects; first-class 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 2021.
“I’m delighted to see that we’ve been ranked 6th in the 2023 Good University Guide. We have a great set of engaged, driven and enthusiastic students and staff in Biology at York, and this result is a testament to them.”
In total, thirteen subjects at the University of York were ranked in the UK top 10; Archaeology and Forensic Studies (5th), Biological Sciences (6th), Chemistry (7th), Criminology (10th), English (5th), French (3rd), History (9th), History of Art, Architecture and Design (7th), Iberian Languages (7th), Linguistics (6th), Natural Sciences (3rd) Philosophy (9th), and Psychology (9th).