Careers and employment
Through integral collaboration with key external agencies, this MSc ensures that the training you receive links directly to relevant employment opportunities within the UK and abroad. The programme also prepares you for research and it is expected that a significant proportion of graduates will go on to PhD study. As a student on the programme you will have access to the wide range of support offered by our Career Zone.
Below are some examples of initial jobs undertaken by Biosciences postgraduates who studied with us in 2011/12.
Please note that, due to data protection, the job titles and organisations are listed independently and do not necessarily correspond.
|Assistant Ecologist||African Wildlife Foundation|
|Associate Marine Research Fellow||BP|
|Cetacean Research Co-ordinator||Chester Zoo|
|Conservation Assistant||Cook Island Turtle Project|
|Development Biologist||Cornwall Wildlife Trust|
|Ecosystem Modeller||Eden Project|
|Endocrinology Intern||Food and Environment Research Agency|
|Field Ecologist||GE Energy|
|Kennel Supervisor||Leopard Ecology and Conservation|
|Lab Technician||NHS Business Services Authority|
|Post-Doctoral Research Fellow||Ottawa Humane Society|
|Research Technician||Paul O'Brian Solar Installation|
|Science Officer||Plymouth Marine Laboratory|
|Scientist for a Turtle Project||Surrey Wildlife Trust|
|Support Analyst||University of Cambridge|
|Voluntary Trainee Ranger||VisitScotland|