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BSc Plant Science / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

Career opportunities

Plant science is an area with a recognised skills shortage. Well-qualified plant scientists are in high demand to undertake research related to areas such as food security and biofuel development. 

Around one-third of graduates work in scientific research and development, which may require significant postgraduate study, usually a PhD.

The rest of our graduates go into a diverse range of careers, including teaching or communicating science, as well as careers unrelated to biological sciences including management, finance, marketing and the civil service.

Find out more about  how we help our students prepare for the workplace  and the careers our graduates go into within and outside the lab.