The majority of people who attend university do it for one reason; to get a good job once they've graduated. Hopes and dreams of that perfect position that offers you the chance to not only work in an area of science that you love but pays well is what every science student holds. But what are the most employable science degrees to have?

If you love science, are considering university, and would like to know which degrees are more likely to land you a job once you've graduated, Hyper Recruitment Solutions are here to tell you! Read on to learn what the most employable science degrees are.

 

Employable Science Degrees

 

Management Science 

In a management science degree, students study the design and implementation of complex systems. Here, they learn how to utilise qualitative methods and quantitative tools to explore a wide range of logistical and strategic problems.

Graduating with a degree in management science, you will be working to help businesses save time, money, and resources. Industries such as engineering, economics, and computer science can all benefit by employing individuals who are highly educated in the field of management science. This is one of the few science degrees that can be applied across several industries, making it one of the most employable degrees to possess. 

 

Chemical Engineering 

Chemical engineering, or chem eng for short, is one of the most employable degrees in science. This versatile area of work allows students to gain the skills and expertise that are needed to work across various industries such as biotechnology, environmental health and safety, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare.

Areas of study that you can expect to cover during a chem eng degree include physics, general engineering, and chemistry, all of which provide you with the information needed to solve problems that include the use or production of chemicals to help improve the environment and efficiency of energy conversion.

 

Statistics 

Maybe not one of the most recognisable science degrees, statistics has become more important and influential in the science industry over the last decade or so as a result of a considerable increase in data, generated and collected in a more tech-orientated world. 

Statistics students focus their studies on theories and methods of data collection, analysis, and interpretation. As more and more industries become reliant on data, graduates with a statistics degree can secure roles across multiple organisations as analysts, cost estimators, and biostatisticians. Possessing a statistics degree allows you to get involved with planning market strategies, developing new drugs, and shaping government policies.

 

Biochemistry 

Individuals that graduate with a degree in biochemistry develop expertise and skills in both biology and chemistry. With this knowledge, you can find work that involves medical research advances or work within genetic engineering. Modules that you're most likely to cover whilst studying a biochemistry degree include physics, genetics, and of course chemistry and biology.

After graduating, you're likely to find yourself working as a biochemist, lab manager, or even a writer in the medical or pharmaceutical industry. 

 

Atomic/Molecular Physics 

Students who study atomic or molecular physics look at the structure and behaviour of both atoms and molecules. You'll spend the majority of your time investigating a variety of subjects such as molecular bonding, atomic forces, and the quantum theory of solids. 

After graduating with a degree in this area, you're likely to secure a position in either research, teaching, or at a government agency or national lab where you'll observe and create models and theories that help to better understand a variety of sciences and modern technology.

 

Biology 

Individuals that study biology gain a solid understanding across several scientific areas such as ecosystems, molecules and biological organisation. Modules in a biology degree include genetics, zoology, ecology and cellular biology which can help you to explain the importance of biological concepts and secure a position as a biological scientist.

Professionals in biology often specialise in fields such as microbiology and zoology, studying living organisms such as bacteria, animals and plants.

 

These are just a handful of the most employable science degrees! Of course, many science degrees exist that focus on other in-demand areas of science which are always looking for passionate and talented individuals to help drive the field forward.

Here at HRS, we are continuously striving to place the most talented science graduates in their dream position, helping to kick start their career in whichever area of the science they have graduated in. If this sounds like you, you can browse the full list of science jobs that we are currently recruiting for below. 

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