Careers in Science
Are you fascinated by sciences but not sure which course is right for you? Ever wondered where a degree in sciences can take you, take a look at the careers our courses can lead too. From working behind the scenes in laboratories; applying science to law or understanding the relationship between diet and health, now couldn’t be a more exciting time to study one of our health and life science degrees.
Studying Biomedical Science, you could go on to become a...
Fascinated by the human body and the ability to diagnose disease? This could be the career for you. You can choose to specialise in infection science, blood science, cell science or genetics and molecular pathology. Alongside this, you could find yourself working in NHS pathology centres, forensic science laboratories, research institutions and the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Did you know we’ve had biomedical science students assisting with COVID-19 testing whilst on placement – impressed? We are. Find out more.
Studying Medical Science, you could go on to become a...
Ever wondered what does a medical Scientist does? Medical scientists design and conduct studies to investigate human diseases, and methods to prevent and treat them, which in turn is aimed at improving overall human health. This research-led course is ideal for careers in the medical and healthcare professions or laboratory science. Many of our graduates have pursued careers in scientific research, teaching and medical writing, and upon completion you can also choose to progress to graduate entry medicine and dentistry courses. Find out more.
Studying Forensic Science, you could go on to become a...
If you have an enquiring mind, are good at solving scientific problems and want to work with cutting-edge equipment and facilities, then this could be the course for you. You can choose to specialise in either chemistry (connected to crimes against property, such as burglary and arson), biology (connected to crimes against people, such as murder, assault or rape) or drugs and toxicology. Many of our graduates have gone on to work for LGC Forensics, Eurofins Forensics, Reckitt Benckiser and 3M to name a few. Find out more.
Studying Nutrition, you could go on to become a...
Obsessed with food? Did you know nutritionists use their food science knowledge to help individuals and groups make the right choices about what they eat. You’ll provide advice in a variety of settings to improve health and well-being and to promote a healthy diet and lifestyle. You can work in a variety of settings to improve health and wellbeing including food retailers and manufacturers, local authorities, the National Health Service (NHS), overseas aid and even sports organisations. Find out more.