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Careers and employability

Careers and employability

What can I do with a degree in Medical Sciences?

Some of the destinations University of Exeter graduates from Medical Sciences have gone on to is provided below, highlighting the range of job and further study options available to you after your studies.

For more tailored careers advice for Medical Sciences students and graduates we would also recommend reviewing our Career Focus on Medical Sciences website.

Careers with a degree in Medical Sciences

Recent Exeter Medical Sciences graduates have entered a wide range of career pathways*, such as:

  • Academia (teaching and research)
  • Civil service Fast Stream
  • Biochemists and biomedical scientists
  • Biotechnology industry
  • Business sales executives
  • Financial accounts managers
  • Genetic technologist
  • Laboratory technicians
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • NHS Clinical Scientists
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Finance and investment analysts and advisers
  • Project support officers
  • Public relations professionals

*Data taken from Graduate Outcomes surveys

As a Medical Sciences student you will have access to tailored advice on your future career options and how to enhance your employability skills during your degree. The Medical Sciences Employability Officers, Dr David MacDonald and Dr Daniela Souto Patinha, can meet students for individual careers meetings and schedule inspirational career talks by professionals working in key destination industries and Medical Sciences alumni representing diverse career pathways.

Learn more about how the Medical Sciences Employability Officers can support you as you work towards your future career by visiting the Career Focus on Medical Sciences website.