Biomedical Science

What can you do with a biomedical science qualification?

Biomedical Science student Akshata Anchan
Biomedical Science student Akshata Anchan

Does being involved in research and making potentially life-changing discoveries excite you?  Then a career in the field of biomedical sciences could be for you!

A career in biomedical sciences offers exciting opportunities to be involved in modern biological and medical research including genomics, immunology and neuroscience.

A varied and interesting field, you could start out as a lab technician and with further education and experience become involved in driving innovative research forward.

There are a wide variety of job opportunities in this field including:

  • Biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies
  • University and academia
  • Private research laboratories
  • Crown Research Institutes
  • Government agencies
  • Ministry of Primary Industries
  • Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
  • Analysts
  • Laboratory technicians
  • Scientific officers
  • Teachers
  • Researchers

Our Biomedical Sciences programme (BSc Biomed) is an excellent step towards your Biomedical Sciences career. Biomedical Sciences is a major within the Bachelor of Science and is co-taught between the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.