School of Biological Sciences

Careers in biosciences

Our degrees prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities. Many of our graduates follow further training for research or teaching careers in biology, often through our MSc or PhD programmes at Leicester. Others gain positions in medical or pharmaceutical laboratories, in environmental management, in agriculture or in the food industry.

Common routes for undergraduates include:

  • Further study (MSc or PhD)
  • Medicine
  • Teaching
  • Science communication

The Careers after Biological Sciences (CABS) blog provides information about a number of career options for graduates with degrees in the biological sciences and related biosciences.

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