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Alternative Science Careers (Patents, Science Writing & Medical Communications)


Science careers do not have to involve lab work or research. There are a number of career areas that require a science background, such as patents, science writing (including medical communications and science PR), medical information or health informatics.

Job roles

What Our Graduates Do

Here are some of the jobs graduates do, with their qualifications:

  • Graduate Trainee Patent Researcher at Hoita, studied Biochemistry
  • Medical Information Officer at ProPharma, studied Biochemistry
  • Scientific Copy Editor at Spandidos Publications, studied Biology
  • Editorial Assistant at The Lancet, studied Biomedical Science
  • Publishing Assistant at Springer Nature, studied Chemistry
  • Data Analyst at Blue Frontier, studied Physics
  • Sales Support at Scientifica, studied Biochemistry

Other Science Careers