Careers

We survey our graduates six months after they have completed their degrees with us. Our most recent results are from 2007, 2008 and 2009 graduates. (For Data Protection reasons we cannot name the companies these students worked for):

Employment

Neuroscience graduates are well equipped for a range of careers both in and outside the Life Sciences sector. Although less than in the past there are still good opportunities for neuroscience graduates to enter the pharmaceutical industry, either in research and development, or in associated areas such as sales, marketing and regulatory affairs.

Roles of recent graduates included:

  • Scientific Officer for research institute
  • Research Technician at a university
  • Science Technician for an education company
  • Clinical Trial Leader for a pharmaceutical company

Further Study

Around 30% of graduates move on to further study 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:

  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Neuroscience

Other graduates move on to courses that will take them on a different career path.

Non Life Sciences courses undertaken by recent graduates included:

  • Physiotherapy
  • Medicine
  • Law
  • Education
  • Accounting