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League tables perfomance

We are one of the top Biological Sciences departments in the UK. See below for the latest league rankings and other assessments.

York Biosciences maintains its Top Ten position in the UK in the Times Good University Guide 2024

York has ranked 6th in the UK for Biological Sciences in the Times and the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024.

Biology at York ranked 8th in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2024

Our department has been ranked 8th in the UK for Biological Sciences by the Complete University Guide, whose website attracts 10 million visitors a year.

2023 National Student Survey reveals the strengths of Biology at York

Biology at York placed first out of the Russell Group universities included in the 2023 National Student Survey (NSS) for 'Learning resources' for the subject of biosciences (non-specific).

We also placed 2nd in the Russell Group for ’Teaching on my course’ in molecular biology, biophysics and biochemistry.

Member of the prestigious Russell Group

The University of York is a member of the prestigious Russell Group which represents 24 leading UK universities committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.