Top 40 UK Universities for Biosciences:

Rank, Institution, Guardian Score (100)
1 Cambridge 100
2 York 86.5
3 Oxford 85.6
4 Leicester 84.4
4 St Andrews 84.4
6 Imperial College 79.7
7 Sussex 79.6
8 Bristol 79.1
9 Edinburgh 78.4
10 Surrey 77.5
11 Sheffield 77.1
12 Aston 76.9
13 Manchester 76.7
14 Nottingham Trent 75.4
15 Warwick 74.6
16 Bath 74.3
17 Newcastle 72.4
18 UEA 72.3
19 Exeter 71.6
20 Loughborough 71.3
21 Ulster 71.1
22 Durham 71
23 Reading 70.9
24 Keele 70.8
25 UCL 70.5
26 Portsmouth 70.3
27 Queen Margaret 69.7
28 Aberdeen 69
29 Birmingham 68.9
30 King's College London 68.5
30 Liverpool 68.5
30 Robert Gordon 68.5
33 Cardiff 68
34 Heriot-Watt 67.9
35 Leeds 67.6
36 Bath Spa 67.5
37 Glasgow 67.1
38 Edinburgh Napier 66.6
39 Nottingham 66.5
40 UWE Bristol 66.2

Source: Guardian 2010

* The University of York moved up the ranking from 9th to 5th in 2009. It is ranked 5th for Biosciences out of 90 UK Universities, according to the Guardian University Guide 2009. In 2010 it jumped up to 2nd place in the nation. The Biology Department at York has been rated 8th out of more than 90 departments in the UK for teaching by the Times Good University Guide 2007.

Aston Univ was rated in the top 10 in the Guardian Newspaper league tables for Biosciences in 2005 and 2008 - out of over 90 UK universities. Its Biological Sciences degrees were rated highly in the National Student Survey (2006), with an overall satisfaction score of 4.5 out of a possible 5 - the third equal highest score in the UK.

** Other Subject League Tables:

Anthropology

Archaeology

Anatomy and physiology

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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