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Degree Destinations - Plant Sciences

Plant Sciences

With a Plant Sciences degree from Reading, you'll be well placed to succeed in both technical and executive roles in the job market. Some graduates follow careers that involve outdoor work, others are laboratory based, whilst many jobs combine the two.

At a glance

Six months after leaving (figures from the last two years of DLHE data):

  • 70% of graduates are in paid work
  • 19% are in higher level study
  • 69% of our graduates are in graduate-level work or study

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Examples of first jobs undertaken by Plant Sciences graduates

  • Scientific Information Officer
  • Landscape Manager / Landscape Officer
  • Research Student
  • Research Assistant
  • Head Gardener
  • Teacher
  • Administrator

Who employs Plant Sciences graduates? (to name a few...)

  • English Heritage
  • Kensington Gardens
  • University of Reading
  • Local authorities

More detailed information

University of Reading Staff - full departmental information is available in the Staff section of this site.

Current or prospective students - please email us to request further information, stating the department you are interested in - Request Data

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