There are many good reasons to study a Biosciences degree at Swansea University. We are proud to have consistently high student satisfaction scores (Zoology 98%, Biology 97% National Student Survey 2017) and are 16th in the UK for graduate prospects [Complete University Guide 2018].
The Biosciences Department has also been recognised for the quality of its research and teaching [Research Excellence Framework 2014, Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2018] and has been recently voted Top in Wales [Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2018].
As a Biosciences student at Swansea, you will benefit from Royal Society of Biology accredited degrees, state-of-the art Science laboratories, a Visualisation Centre which is unique in the world and a purpose-built 18 m catamaran-class survey vessel equipped with state-of-the-art survey and research equipment Spring 2018 launch).
By joining Swansea Biosciences, you will also have access to the expertise of many internationally-renowned academics:
- Professor Rory Wilson, Rolex Laureate and Chief Scientific Consultant behind National Geographic’s Great Migrations – invented the Daily Diary tag to monitor animal movement/behaviour
- Professor Tariq Butt, bio-control of crops (fungi) – develops products and strategies for pest control, including plant health, tree health, animal health and human health (mosquitoes, ticks, midges)
- Dr Richard Unsworth and his team - technical advisor, Blue Planet ll, leading on behavioural and collaborative hunting interactions between Grouper and Octopus
- Associate Professor Carole Llewellyn – innovative algal research to help provide solutions to global challenges of climate, human health, bioenergy, food security and industrial biotechnology