Science and environment
Science and Environment graduates can be found in a wide range of professions.
The national annual report 'what do graduates do?' shows you what graduates from Science subjects went on to do.
Graduates from Science and Environment may be attracted by particular career routes, such as being an Environmental Consultant, Marine Scientist or a Nature Conservation Officer. However there are lots of other possibilities as about 60% of graduate jobs are open to graduates from any discipline, so graduates can also be found in other contexts such as social care and business management. There is a database of graduate jobs on the prospects website where you can look up different kinds of jobs and find out about entry requirements, pay scales, training and where to find work.
Also on the prospects site is a range of information sheets for different subject areas outlining potential career options related to those subject areas. The following information sheets may be particularly interesting to graduates from Science and Environment:
The Sector Skills councils provide information relevant to particular career areas, particularly relevant sector skills councils for Science and Environment graduates include:
- COGENT Skills for Science based Industries
- The Sector Skills Council For Science Engineering and Manufacturing Technology
- The Sector Skills Council for Energy, Waste and Utilities
- The sector skills council for the Environmental and Land-based sector