Published: 26 January 2024

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 officer
  • Biomedical scientist
  • Clinical data manager
  • Clinical research associate
  • Clinical trial associate
  • Customer service analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Drug safety specialist
  • Government and public health scientist
  • Healthcare scientist
  • Laboratory analysts and technician
  • Pharmacy assistant
  • Quality engineer
  • Quality officer
  • Research analyst
  • Research laboratory assistant
  • Scientific data analysis specialist.

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
  • AstraZeneca
  • 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.


Find out more about our undergraduate biosciences and medicine courses

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