There are significant opportunities within the global biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare market for scientists qualified in both research and business skills.
Average starting salary and career progression
In 2015, 97% of postgraduates in the School of Biosciences who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six
months of graduation. The average starting salary was £22,828 with the highest being £29,800.*
*Known destinations of full-time home postgraduates 2014/15. Salaries are calculated based on those in full-time paid employment within the
Career prospects and employability
The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers** and
can offer you a head-start when it comes to your career.
Those who take up a postgraduate research opportunity with us will not only receive support in terms of close contact with supervisors and
specific training related to your area of research, you will also benefit from dedicated careers advice from our Careers and Employability Service.
Our Careers and Employability Service offers a range of services including advice sessions, employer events, recruitment fairs and skills
workshops – and once you have graduated, you will have access to the service for life.
** The Graduate Market 2013-2016, High Fliers Research.