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BSc Biotechnology with Industrial/Professional Experience / Careers

Year of entry: 2021

Career opportunities

The significant and relevant work experience gained during the year of industrial/professional experience makes graduates of this course especially attractive to employers.

Our graduates may choose to become a microbiologist in the food industry, a geneticist in the field of medical research, or one of many other possibilities.

They are not limited to the biotechnology industries, however, and may go into a variety of careers. 

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.

Accrediting organisations

This course has Advanced Accreditation  from the Royal Society of Biology.

Advanced Accreditation recognises academic excellence in the biosciences, highlighting degrees that contain a significant research element and educate the future leaders of research and development.

The criteria require evidence that graduates meet defined sets of learning outcomes, including gaining substantial research experience.

In recognition of this, a graduate of an advanced accredited course can apply for membership of the Royal Society of Biology at Member (MRSB) level after just two years of practice, rather than the usual three.

These graduates can attain the qualifications of Chartered Biologist or Chartered Scientist one year sooner than graduates from other courses.