Here are some career paths for a Clinical Sciences graduate:
Graduate entry medicine and dentistry: apply the principles and procedures of medicine to prevent and diagnose illness, disease and injury, care for patients, and maintain their physical and mental health.
Physician associate: work alongside doctors and surgeons as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Allied healthcare professional such as a diagnostic radiographer: use imaging technology to help understand and diagnose patients' conditions.
Health policy analyst: advise central government on health policy.
Health informatics analyst: recognise and analyse trends in healthcare.
NHS Trust manager: enable the delivery of services by ensuring healthcare professionals have what they need to care for patients.
Patent attorney: advise clients on the potential patenting of new medical device designs and inventions.
Accountant: help businesses make critical financial decisions.
Lab-based scientific roles
NHS-qualified clinical scientist: become an expert with a specialism in, for example, cardiac physiology or audiology. Support clinical staff in their work with patients.
Researcher and developer: develop new medicines for the pharmaceutical industry.
Academic researcher: complete a PhD and generate new knowledge through high-level research.
Non-lab-based scientific roles
Clinical trial analyst: collect and analyse data from clinical trials carried out in hospitals.
Medical representative: sell products such as medicines and medical equipment to GPs, hospital doctors, pharmacists and nurses.
Options to continue in education include:
Postgraduate Master's or PhD study
A Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree: pursue a career as a patent attorney
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE): use your scientific knowledge to teach and inspire the next generation.