Health Sciences » Career Opportunities
As a Health Sciences graduate you have a lot of potential employers - clinical and non-clinical health sector, local government, voluntary sectors, industry and research.
Health Sciences can lead into the following careers
Medical laboratory scientists work in a team with pathologists and carry out laboratory tests
Medical laboratory technicians help scientists and pathologists with tests
Medical radiation technologists use x-ray and other imaging equipment to take images of people
Oncologists diagnose, treat and care for patients with cancer.
Physicians are medical specialists who provide non-surgical treatment
Psychiatrists assess and provide treatment for people with mental, emotional and behavioural disorders. They also study how the brain and nervous systems function and how these interact with people's environments and the consequences.
Radiation therapists are part of a team that uses radiation equipment to treat diseases, mostly cancers, in patients.
Paediatricians diagnose and provide treatment for babies, infants, children
Diagnostic radiologists diagnose diseases of the human body
Orthotists and prosthetists are healthcare professionals who specialize in assisting patients who are partially, or completely missing a limb.
Neurophysiology technologists administer neurologic tests and record electrical activity produced by the brain, nerves and muscles to help diagnose illnesses.
Gynaecologists give medical treatment and advice related to the female reproductive system, and obstetricians care for women during pregnancy and childbirth.
Anesthetic technicians provide patient care in health environments such as hospital operating rooms, private practice settings and clinics.
Chiropractors treat patients with nerve, muscle and joint system disorders by making adjustments to the spine.