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Graduate destinations

90 per cent of our graduates were in full time employment or further study within six months of graduation.

Employment opportunities for our students are excellent. A Biological Sciences degree from Royal Holloway can lead onto many different career paths and the School takes the employability of its graduates very seriously.

Where do our graduates find employment?

Our graduates are working with a variety of organisations, including:

  • Abbott Laboratories

  • AMURT (global relief and welfare)

  • Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust

  • Born Free Foundation

  • EMC2 (a computer company that include healthcare applications)

  • Gilead Pharmaceuticals

  • London Zoo

  • Lush Cosmetics

  • Mencap

  • Natural History Museum

  • NHS Direct

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • Proctor and Gamble

  • ProImmune Biotech

  • The BBC

  • The Environment Agency

  • The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Graduates have begun professional careers performing a range of jobs including Environmental Protection Officers, Medical Laboratory Technicians, Scientific Researchers and more.

Graduates also work with pharmaceutical and agrochemical companies, in industries such as healthcare, food, brewing, agriculture and associated biotechnology industries. They have also launched careers in medicine (both in research institutes and hospitals), forensic science and microbiology.

Other graduates have gone into careers in environmental consultancy, research (in universities and research institutes), veterinary medicine, agriculture, conservation, scientific charities and societies, nature reserve management and forestry.


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