Here are some career paths for a Biomedical Science graduate:
Lab-based scientific roles
Researcher and developer in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries: develop new medicines.
Healthcare support worker or medical lab assistant: work in NHS and public health labs.
Cosmetics developer or safety tester
Food and water industry tester
Veterinary lab worker: use histology and microbiology skills to work in veterinary lab services.
Academic researcher: complete a PhD and generate new knowledge through high-level research.
With a Biomedical Science degree you can transfer to:
Graduate entry medicine or 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.
Non-lab-based scientific roles
Clinical trial analyst: collect and analyse data from clinical trials carried out in hospitals.
Medical representative: sell products including chemicals, research kits and equipment to schools, universities and hospitals.
Patent attorney: make decisions on the patenting of new pharmaceuticals within a company.
Management and finance roles: a Biomedical Science degree is a stepping stone to these roles.
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.