School of Life Sciences Employability

‌Not sure what you want to do when you finish university? Need to acquire some excellent work experience during your degree? Want to learn more about postgraduate qualifications such as Master's degrees or PhDs?

If your answer to any of these above questions is yes, then this website can help you. Browse this site to find information on careers, work experience, postgraduate qualifications, and much more.



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What can I find in this website?

SLSE is based around communicating five major points of information to current students and past graduates:

  1. A degree in the life sciences can lead to a plethora of different careers and pathways, and if you have no idea which path to take, there are lots of resources to help you make your decision
  2. Your degree is already training and preparing you for whatever you choose to do in the future
  3. Getting work experience whilst at university can be vital to whatever you choose to do
  4. If you wish to undertake further study, there are always ways to maximise your chances
  5. There are many other important ways to enhance every aspect of your employability, for example using LinkedIn effectively


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Career Pathways

To read up on the many different career pathways available to life science graduates, click here

Postgraduate Study

To read up on the different options for postgraduate study available to life science graduates, click here

Work Experience

To read up on opportunities for undergraduates and graduates to gain vital work experience, click here


For life sciences careers and employability resources, click here

Job Bulletin

Follow this link for employment opportunities