Advanced degree accreditation can help students considering a career in research to find the right degree programme for them


Degrees with advanced accreditation will provide opportunities for students to develop their knowledge and expertise, and gain substantial research experience.

Advanced Degree Accreditation

The Royal Society of Biology provides careers resources to support secondary, undergraduate, and post-graduate students throughout their career development.

As a part of this, the Advanced Degree Accreditation can help secondary students who are considering a career in the biosciences make decisions about which degree programme will suit their chosen career. Our resources include:


Education and careers resources

We provide careers resources and support for all stages of education and beyond; this includes:

  • HE newsletter - sign up for updates on events, policy, Royal Society of Biology HE work, and the Degree Accreditation Programme via mySociety
  • Education policy - we aim to provide Government and policy makers with evidence-based opinion regarding education in the biosciences
  • Journal of Biological Education - features the latest policy and curriculum developments, and research into teaching, learning, and education in biology

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