There is a clear demand for animal nutritionists worldwide. Our graduates have gone on to work in livestock-based roles including ruminant nutritionist, developmental pig nutritionist for ABN. In companion animal-based roles; research and development scientist for Blue Buffalo in the US, research scientist for Waltham Petcare Institute. In zoo animal roles; zoo nutritionist at Illinois Zoo and PhD studies on captive animals.
Average starting salary and career progression
100% of postgraduates in the School of Biosciences secured work or further study within six months of graduation. £28,000 was the average starting salary, with the highest being £65,000.*
* Known destinations of full-time home postgraduates who were available for employment, 2016/17. Salaries are calculated based on the median of those in full-time paid employment within the UK.