Our graduate success stories

See how our courses have benefited past students in their chosen career

edmunds-laura-235x121Laura, BSc Human Biology

Laboratory assistant, Midland Fertility

"Having such a wide range of modules allowed me to explore many career options associated with the field.”

 Oliver, BSc Biochemistry

Oxford Nanopore Technologies

"Studying biochemistry is a fascinating experience. My degree has benefited me in so many ways and will continue to for the rest of my life."

morris-jennifer-235x121Jennifer, BSc Human Biology
Strategy Advisor, NHS England

"The opportunities offered have equipped me with an enduringly critical mind which enforces strong attention to detail in both the analysis of my own work as well as others.”

makin-joanne-235x121Joanne, MSci Biological Sciences
Assistant Ecologist - Landscape Partnership

"Undertaking field research projects provided me with invaluable experience of surveying protected habitats and species, which I use in my work as an Ecologist."

 Alistair, Animal Biology

"Uni taught me how to work (and play!) hard. That first experience of living away from home and meeting new people is a big thing and I truly believe it has helped shape who I am today."

BSc Biological Sciences (Genetics) graduate, Alexandra Grundy Alexandra, BSc Biological Sciences   (Genetics)

"BSc Biological Sciences (Genetics) - gave me a passion for biology and how things work and live."

thorley-jennifer-235x121Jennifer, BSc Biochemistry

"Studying biochemistry gave me a broad understanding of a range of biological subjects, which has been invaluable in my jobs at Nature and The Lancet." 

Lindsay McKenzieLindsay, Biochemistry (Year in Continental Europe)

"Having the flexibility to learn a language alongside my degree was fantastic and my year in Germany was one of the best of my life."

castano-moyo-235x121Castano, BSc Medical Biochemistry

"It benefitted my work ethic and the importance of consistent hard work as well as planning and managing my time efficiently."

 Samantha Decombel, BSc Genetics

"I am currently running my own company... as a result of support I received from the University of Birmingham."

 Hannah, BSc Medical Biochemistry

"My degree gave me my core scientific understanding and practical lab skills, which allowed my entry to the medical device industry."

 Kylee, BSc Biochemistry

"My BSc qualification and knowledge proved a vital stepping stone to my postgraduate qualification in Engineering."

 Tania, BSc Biological Sciences

"The degree provided a good grounding in scientific methodology and discipline, which gave me the tools I need to carry out conservation research."

  Emily, BSc Human Biology

"I loved my study at Birmingham and wouldn’t change anything about my experience."

 Stephanie,MSci Biological Sciences

"What I studied at Birmingham, as well as the wonderful opportunities my tutor helped me arrange in terms of internships and work experience not only secured my PhD, but are continuing to pay dividends 2 years after graduation."

 Chiedu, MSci Biochemistry

"I studied Biochemistry (MSci), which was one the best decisions I ever made."

knapp-laura-235x121Laura, MSc Toxicology

Microbiology risk assessor, Unilever

"The teaching is not all based just in the university. You get to actually visit different labs and see toxicology in practice." 

burns-bethany-235x121Bethany, BSc Biological Sciences   (Genetics)

"BSc Biological Sciences (Genetics) - gave me a passion for biology and how things work and live."

 Charlotte, BSc Biological Sciences

"I obtained an BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences and the scientific nature and academic course gave me a good start in pursuing an environmental career that encompasses all aspects of science including biology."