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    Find out about the exciting careers that your degree opens up

Diverse careers in a cutting edge field

Reading's BSc Biomedical Sciences degree sets you up perfectly for a career in biomedicine, helping to solve the problems experienced by modern medical science.

Student performing biomedical researchYour career will be one of discovery: analysing and understanding medical conditions, and finding solutions for them. This is a field that we all rely on for our health - biomedical scientists are in high demand around the world.

If you choose to enter the private sector, you will find numerous opportunities in the laboratories and clinical trials of pharmaceutical companies or scientific publishing. In the public sector, there is work to be found in government laboratories, hospitals and in an advisory capacity.


Further study and alternate careers

Medicine and drug designResearch is a cornerstone of biomedical science, and you could choose to take your study to postgraduate level and prepare for a research-led career in academic laboratories.

Your biomedical sciences degree can also be a starting point for a different career: with further study you can go into the fields of medical care, dentistry or veterinary services.



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