Covering a broad spectrum, this programme opens avenues for careers in biomedical sciences, the biotech industry, the industry of manufacturers of analytical instruments, clinical laboratories and clinicians interested in developing trials to progress these technologies into clinical practice, or in moving towards a scientific career.
This programme offers training in a broad range of relevant and state-of-the-art technologies in a context of medical challenges. We expect graduates to move into PhDs and also to build careers in industry or in the context of clinical trials.
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Careers Support for Postgraduates
Careers Network – We can help you get ahead in the job market and develop your career.
We recognise that as a postgraduate student you are likely to have specific requirements when it comes to planning for your next career step. Employers expect postgraduates to have a range of skills that exceed their subject knowledge. Careers Network offers a range of events and support services that are designed for all students, including postgraduates looking to find their niche in the job market.
Here are just a few ways in which we can help postgraduates to get ahead:
Careers Networking opportunities
Effective careers strategy toolkit
Year planner for all postgraduate students
Masters Career Coaching Workshops
One to one careers guidance
The Careers Network also have subject specific careers consultants and advisers for each College so you can be assured the information you receive will be relevant to your subject area. They also have a dedicated careers website for international students where you can find useful resources and information.
“We have hired some fantastic Birmingham graduates and postgraduates in the past, and believe that they have the experience and intelligence to understand the challenges of working with Procter and Gamble.”
In an independent survey, over 75% of employers regarded a postgraduate Masters-level qualification as ‘essential’ or ‘preferred’ when recruiting.
‘Talent Fishing: What Businesses want from Postgraduate’ A CIHE Report for Department of Business Innovation and Skills, March 2011.
For more information visit the Careers Network website.