Royal Society of Biology
A number of degree courses at the School of Biological Sciences and IGFS have been granted the prestigious status of being formally accredited by the Royal Society of Biology.
Accredited Degree Courses (Valid for Five Years):
- BSc (Hons) Biochemistry
- BSc (Hons) Biochemistry with Professional Studies
- BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences
- BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences with Professional Studies
- BSc (Hons) Marine Biology
- BSc (Hons) Marine Biology with Professional Studies
- BSc (Hons) Microbiology
- BSc (Hons) Microbiology with Professional Studies
- BSc (Hons) Zoology
- BSc (Hons) Zoology with Professional Studies
Added Benefits of Accreditation:
In addition to the added kudos that accreditation brings, graduates from the above courses will receive one year of free membership of the Royal Society of Biology at Associate level. This valuable membership opens up professional and knowledge-exchange networks, especially at a crucial time when starting out on a career.
About the Royal Society of Biology:
The Royal Society of Biology serves as a professional body for the biological sciences in the UK. It represents over 18,000 biologists from all areas of the life sciences, along with more than 100 organizations.
The society fulfills multiple roles, including advising the government and other public bodies, promoting educational activities and professional development for its members, and encouraging public interest and engagement with the life sciences.
Membership is inclusive, encompassing students at all levels, academics, scientists in industry, public policy and education, as well as individuals without a professional biology background but who have a keen interest in the field.