Top jobs with a biosciences degree
A biosciences degree will equip you with the experience, skills and knowledge needed to start your career. Discover more about our undergraduate courses and where your degree could take you.
Your future, your choice
With a career in bioscience, you’ll investigate life in all its forms and use your skills to transform and improve lives. You’ll find our graduates working in a range of exciting roles, including:
- Animal health officers
- Biomedical scientists
- Clinical data managers
- Clinical research associates
- Clinical trial associates
- Customer service analysts
- Data scientists
- Drug safety specialists
- Government and public health scientists
- Healthcare scientists
- Laboratory analysts and technicians
- Pharmacy assistants
- Quality engineers
- Quality officers
- Research analysts
- Research laboratory assistants
- Scientific data analysis specialists.
After graduation, some of our students also go on to further study, including postgraduate research and graduate dentistry, as well as medicine and veterinary medicine programmes.
With the critical thinking, decision-making and communication skills learnt throughout our courses, several of our graduates have sought alternative careers in business, healthcare, finance, publishing, and teaching.
Our courses will prepare you for a wide range of careers. Our alumni can be found around the world, with recent graduates working for:
- Public Health England
- The Food Standards Agency
- Burnley Football Club
- Heathrow Animal Reception Centre
- Cancer Research UK
- Institute of Cancer Research
- J Sainsbury plc
- The Body Shop International plc.
Supporting your career journey
Over the last decade, our employment figures have been among the best in the UK. We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University.
Dr Sarah TrinderSenior Lecturer in Pharmacology, Deputy Director of Learning & Teaching - School of Biosciences, Programme Director BSc Biochemistry
Dr Ralph MandersSenior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and Programme Director Sport & Exercise Sciences
Dr Lorenzo SantorelliProgramme Director for Biological Sciences, Senior Teaching fellow in Zoology, Senior Tutor for International Placements