Career Opportunities

We prepare you for the career you want.

A degree in a Bioscience can enable you to specialise in a given area, but because we embed a range of transferable skills into the curriculum (in areas such as communication, problem solving and numeracy), you are not limited to science-based careers.

Examples of careers achieved by Lancaster University Bioscience graduates

  • Acquisition Surveyor
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Analytical Scientist
  • Biology Teacher
  • Biomedical Scientist, NHS
  • British Army Officer
  • CEO, Biotech SME
  • Clinical Trials Assistant
  • Cost Reporting Analyst
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Data Analyst
  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Food Technologist
  • Global Business Manager
  • Insurance Broker
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Lecturer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Microbiologist
  • Midwife
  • Nurse
  • Optometrist
  • Patent Lawyer
  • Prison Intelligence Analyst
  • Project Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Radiographer
  • Research Scientist
  • Scientific Copy Editor
  • Senior Quality Control
  • Tax Officer
Acquisition Surveyor Air Traffic Controller Analytical Scientist
Biology Teacher Biomedical Scientist, NHS British Army Officer
CEO, Biotech SME Clinical Trials Assistant Cost Reporting Analyst
Crime Scene Investigator Data Analyst Dentist
Doctor Environmental Scientist Food Technologist
Global Business Manager Insurance Broker Laboratory Technician
Lecturer Marketing Manager Microbiologist
Midwife Nurse Optometrist
Patent Lawyer Prison Intelligence Analyst Project Engineer
Quality Assurance Officer Radiographer Research Scientist
Scientific Copy Editor Senior Quality Control Tax Officer

Examples of employers of Lancaster University Bioscience graduates

  • Adelphi Group Ltd.
  • Boots
  • BT
  • Cancer Research UK
  • Centrica
  • Coca-Cola/Schweppes Ltd
  • Dell Computers Ltd
  • Deloitte LLP
  • Environment Agency
  • Ernst & Young
  • Foreign Office
  • GSK
  • Health Protection Agency
  • IBM
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • JP Morgan
  • MacMillan Cancer Relief
  • Marks and Spencer
  • Mars
  • Merck and Co.
  • Metropolitan Police
  • Ministry of Defence
  • National Blood Service
  • Natural History Museum
  • Nature Publishing Group
  • Nestle
  • NHS
  • North West Water
  • Novartis Pharmaceutical
  • Pfizer
  • QIAGEN
  • RSPB
  • Science Pictures Ltd
  • Sun Valley Foods Ltd
  • Syngenta
  • Teachfirst
  • Thorntons Plc
  • UNICEF
  • Unilever
Adelphi Group Ltd. Boots BT
Cancer Research UK Centrica Coca-Cola/Schweppes Ltd
Dell Computers Ltd Deloitte LLP Environment Agency
Ernst & Young Foreign Office GSK
Health Protection Agency IBM Jaguar Land Rover
JP Morgan MacMillan Cancer Relief Marks and Spencer
Mars Merck and Co. Metropolitan Police
Ministry of Defence National Blood Service Natural History Museum
Nature Publishing Group Nestle NHS
North West Water Novartis Pharmaceutical Pfizer
QIAGEN RSPB Science Pictures Ltd
Sun Valley Foods Ltd Syngenta Teachfirst
Thorntons Plc UNICEF Unilever

Lancaster University Careers Service

The Careers Service are on hand throughout your degree to support you with useful resources, careers guidance, employability workshops, and careers fairs.

We provide ongoing support after you graduate, to help you progress and develop your career – for as long as you need it, support is available.