We survey our graduates six months after they have completed their degrees with us. The results below are from 2007-2010 graduates. (For Data Protection reasons we cannot name the companies these students worked for):
Medical Biochemistry graduates are well equipped for a range of careers both in and outside the Life Sciences sector. A high proportion embark on further study in order to enter a career in biomedical research.
Life Sciences roles of recent graduates included :
- Quality Control Officer at immunology diagnostics manufacturing company
- Clinical Study Co-ordinator for a pharmaceutical company
- Lab Assistant for a pharmaceutical company
- Experimental Officer for biotechnology company
Non Life Science roles included:
- Assistant Tax Adviser at a multinational accountancy firm
- Management trainee for a multinational food retailer
Around 50% of graduates move on to postgraduate study (Masters or PhD) in the area of Life Sciences. These graduates are likely to move into a career in scientific research in the future.
Life Sciences courses undertaken by recent graduates included:
- Fetal and Maternal Health
- Biology of Cancer Vaccines
- Cancer Research
- Cell Biology
Other graduates move on to courses that will take them on a different career path.
Non Life Science courses included:
- Human Nutrition