Published: 23 September 2014

Top ten for biosciences in The Times league table

Surrey’s programmes in the field of biological sciences have leapt to seventh place in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015.

High student satisfaction and quality research helped Surrey climb the newspaper’s 2015 league table, which rated 95 universities for the quality of their programmes in the ‘Biological Sciences’ category.

Last year, Surrey, which offers undergraduate degrees in BiochemistryBiological Sciences, Biomedical ScienceBiotechnologyFood Science and MicrobiologyMicrobiology and Microbiology (Medical), was rated 13th by the Guide.

This good news follows an excellent score of 93 per cent for overall satisfaction for Surrey’s biosciences programmes in the latest National Student Survey.

Overall, the University of Surrey came 11th in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015. 

Professor David Blackbourn, Head of the School of Biosciences and Medicine, said: “This ranking by The Times is fully deserved recognition of the quality of our biological sciences undergraduate degrees, in which we pride ourselves on the extent of laboratory tuition our students receive.”

To discover more about our programmes in the field of Biosciences and Medicine and explore our amazing facilities for yourself, come along to an Open Day where you’ll have the chance to tour our campus and meet our friendly staff and students.


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