There are a variety of career opportunities open to those who study biology. Some careers or jobs might use the science knowledge you have gained while studying biology, for example, detail of human organ systems or plant structure, but there are others which require you to use the skills you have learnt through studying the subject, for example, problem solving, data management or working with others.
The following is a list of possible careers you might think about, however, they are merely suggestions and certainly the list is not exhaustive.
- Health Professional: medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, radiography, dietetics, psychology, pharmacy, ophthalmology, podiatry, nursing
- Health related: forensics science, biomedical science, pathology, microbiology, genetics, molecular biology, biotechnology, environmental health, genetic counselling, clinical physiology
- Animal: veterinary, farming, marine biology, zoology
- Plant: botany, tree surgery, environmental management, conservation, biodiversity officer, landscape gardening, ecology
- Other: science research, teaching, lecturing, pharmaceutical/medical sales, science journalist, food industry