University accredited for biosciences courses

Swansea University has received Royal Society of Biology Accreditation in recognition of their outstanding bioscience degree programmes.

RSB accreditationSwansea University has received accreditation status for six of their biosciences programmes in recognition of the quality biosciences education they deliver. 

A parliamentary reception celebrating the latest cohort of universities to receive Accreditation took place on the Pavilion Terrace at the Houses of Parliament, with academics, industry representatives and policymakers, and graduates from the institutions in attendance.

The RSB Accreditation programme champions excellence in the biosciences, by not only identifying degree programmes that offer a high standard of teaching, curriculum provision and practical skill set development, but also those that enhance graduate employability skills. There are currently over 17,000 students enrolled in accredited courses across the UK.

Professor Dame Jean Thomas Hon FSB, president of the RSB, said: “We are delighted to announce that bioscience courses in 16 more institutions have been granted Accreditation status by the Royal Society of Biology. Accreditation recognises institutions that offer an outstanding bioscience education and equip their graduates with the skills needed to thrive in a global market.”