Biological Sciences

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. 

Of Biological Sciences graduates who are in full time work, 48% are in graduate level work six months after graduation.

Jobs: Which jobs do they do?

2016 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?

2016 Biological Sciences graduates worked with these employers:

  • Abbvie Ltd
  • Affinity Water
  • BMI Healthcare
  • Broomfield Hospital (NHS)
  • Cabi Consilium
  • FDM Group
  • Hampshire County Council
  • Hea Healthcare UK
  • Healthcare Research
  • Hvivo
  • Latis Scientific
  • Maritz CX
  • Market Intelligence International
  • Moore Stephens LLP
  • Natural History Museum
  • Noir Consulting
  • North Middlesex University Hospital
  • Public Health England
  • St Georges University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Tectrade
  • University College Of Football Business (Wembley)
  • University Of Pretoria
  • University Of Toronto
  • Vacsax
  • Verita Consultants LLP


Discover who biological sciences graduates from other universities went on to work for. See the " What do graduates do" 2016 research.

Study: What do they study?

2016 Biological Sciences graduates studied these courses:

  • Biological Sciences MSc By Research
  • Bio-Medical and Molecular Science Bio-Research
  • Graduate Entry To Medecine
  • Public Health
  • Mpharm
  • MRes In Advanced Biological Science
  • MRes In Biological Sciences
  • MRes In Biomedical Sciences
  • MRes In Biosciences
  • MSc Bioengineering And Biotechnology
  • MSc Biological Sciences By Research
  • MSc Biomedical Engineering
  • MSc Biomedical Sciences (Medical Microbiology)
  • MSc Clinical Research
  • MSc Conservation And Biodiversity
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Forensic Medical Science
  • MSc In Biotechnology
  • MSc In Ecology And Evolutionary Biology
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Medical Biosciences
  • MSc Medical Microbiology
  • MSc Medical Parapsychology
  • MSc Pharaceutical And Analytical Science
  • PHD Biology
  • Physician Associate Studies MSc
  • Post Graduate Certificate In Education
  • Secondary PGCE In Chemistry


Discover what biological sciences graduates from other universities went on to study. See the " What do graduates do" 2016 research.

Advice and information on further study


Enhance your employability


Job opportunities on University of London careers portal (Some biological sciences-related, some not. Why not explore your options?)

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Internships from University of London JobOnline (Some biological sciences-related, some not. Why not explore your options?)


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