Graduates from the School of Biosciences are very successful in finding relevant employment, training or further study.
A biosciences degree provides a strong foundation for those who want to pursue a science, technical or related professional career , but equally equips students with broad employability skills allowing them to compete for positions across a range of professional fields.
You will have had the opportunity to develop the following skills:
If you have taken up the offer of a placement year, you will have developed further workplace skills and behaviours.
93% of graduates leaving biosciences courses in the 2015/16 academic year secured work or futher study within six months of graduating.
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Biosciences graduates are well placed to take advantage of the versatility which their degrees afford them and our graduates progressed into jobs working in the:
They entered diverse range of professional, scientific, technical, quality control and commercial roles.
Others have pursued careers in public relations, healthcare communications, retail management, education, charity administration and in the public sector.
Continuing on to a higher degree is a popular option for biosciences graduates. In 2015/6, 31% of graduates continued their studies within six months of graduating.
Examples of further study choices for graduates with a degree in:
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