Careers

for Microbiology BSc (Hons)

Date of entry

September 2020

Our graduates find employment in a wide variety of positions in academic research (e.g. biomedical, genetic, agricultural or ecological research), in hospital labs, in environmental health, and in teaching.

Industry employs microbiologists in the manufacture of numerous products, such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, cosmetics, food and drink, either because micro-organisms are used in the process or for reasons of microbiological safety and hygiene.

In addition, many microbiology graduates find careers in management, regulatory affairs, publishing, patent documentation, and the media, where their scientific training is valued.

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