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Biotechnology » Career Opportunities

While the study of Biotechnology is largely biology and engineering based, there are more skills required than just those obtained in the laboratory. You will also become familiar with concepts relating to the cultural and ethical issues, commercial law and technology. You will gain skills in researching, analysing data, concluding on research and managing projects.

Biotechnology can lead into the following careers

Food Technologist

Food technologists research new food and beverage products.
Food Technologist

Science Technician

Science technicians help scientists to carry out research, testing and experiments in science areas such as chemistry, life sciences, geology and physics.
Science Technician

Biotechnologist

Biotechnologists create or improve products and processes involving biologically based materials.
Biotechnologist

Medical Laboratory Scientist

Medical laboratory scientists work in a team with pathologists and carry out laboratory tests
Medical Laboratory Scientist

Forensic Scientist

Forensic scientists apply scientific knowledge and skills to investigating crimes.
Forensic Scientist