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What do Biological Sciences graduates do?

Learning about what Biological Sciences graduates have gone on to do can be a great way of coming up with ideas for your own career. 

BioScience16Of Biological Sciences graduates who are in full time work, 72% are in graduate level work six months after graduation.

Jobs: Which jobs do they do?

2015 Biological Sciences graduates went on to become:

  • Biologists
  • Brokers
  • Business and related associate professionals
  • Business sales executives
  • Chartered and certified accountants
  • Conference and exhibition managers and organisers
  • Educational support assistants
  • Finance and investment analysts and advisers
  • Financial and accounting technicians
  • Health professionals
  • Human resources and industrial relations officers
  • Information technology and telecommunications professionals
  • Insurance underwriters
  • Laboratory technicians
  • Managers and directors in retail and wholesale
  • Marketing associate professionals
  • Medical practitioners
  • Nursing auxiliaries and assistants
  • Pensions and insurance clerks and assistants
  • Pharmaceutical technicians
  • Production managers and directors in construction
  • Quality assurance and regulatory professionals
  • Sales accounts and business development managers
  • Science, engineering and production technicians
  • Secondary education teaching professionals
  • Teaching and other educational professionals
  • University researchers
  • Web design and development professionals


Discover what biological sciences graduates from other universities went on to do. See the "What do graduates do" 2015 research.

Employers: Who do they work for?

2015 Biological Sciences graduates worked with these employers:

  • Ace Insurance
  • All Hallows Catholic School
  • Ashford St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Biz-e-Kidz
  • Bmore Creative
  • BNP Paribas
  • Boots Pharmacy
  • Catalyst
  • Cisco Systems
  • Enims
  • Explore Learning
  • Genesis Pharmaceuticals
  • GT Tuition & Learning
  • Hayes School
  • IMC Research Services
  • Korea Exchange Bank
  • Kymab Ltd
  • Lyng Hall School
  • Michael Page
  • PG Assist
  • PharmiWeb Solutions
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (NHS)
  • Royal Berkshire Hospital (NHS)
  • Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Saatchi & Saatchi
  • Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros
  • Specsavers
  • SRCL
  • Stonesteps London
  • The Doctors Laboratory
  • Thomson Reuters
  • TwistDx
  • Western Eye Hospital (NHS)
  • Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine


Discover who biological sciences graduates from other universities went on to work for. See the "What do graduates do" 2015 research.

Study: What do they study?

2015 Biological Sciences graduates studied these courses:

  • ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
  • Assessment Only Teaching Course
  • BDS Dentistry
  • BIological Science Masters by Research, MSc
  • Biomedical science
  • Economics
  • Forensic Investigation
  • Health Economics and Health Policy
  • Household Cavalary Training
  • M-res Developmental Biology
  • MA Clinical Drug Development and Neuro Science
  • Master of Public Health
  • MBBS Medicine
  • Medicine MD
  • MRes in Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation
  • MSc Biomedical Engineering
  • MSc by research in biological science
  • MSc Clinical Science
  • MSc Drug Discovery and Development
  • MSc Drug Discovery and Pharma Mangement
  • MSc Entomology
  • MSc Environmental Consultancy
  • Msc Experimental Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • MSc in Forensic Investigation
  • MSc in Pharmacology
  • MSc Marine Environmental Management
  • MSc Molecular medicine and cancer research
  • MSc Public Health
  • PGCE Secondary Science
  • PGCE Secondary Teaching (Science)
  • PhD in Biological Sciences
  • PGCE Secondary Teaching (Biology)


Discover what biological sciences graduates from other universities went on to study. See the "What do graduates do" 2015 research.

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 * Destinations data is based on the 2014/15 DLHE survey



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