Science graduates get jobs
The value of science graduates
The benefit of a broad degree like a BSc is that students gain transferable skills needed in a range of industries - scientific and otherwise. A BSc keeps your career options open, while also preparing graduates for the expanding opportunities in new science and technology.
Exciting careers ahead
Interdisciplinary learning makes science more contemporary, relevant and exciting. UC Science graduates find work in a range of different roles and industries. Depending on your chosen subject, you could become a forensic analyst or a food technician, a meteorologist or a marine biologist, a psychologist or a policy advisor, a software engineer or a science writer.
A BSc can open doors to many other careers too, including business, politics, medicine, finance and engineering. Find out more about where a degree in Science could take you.
Science graduates are highly employable
STEM graduates are employed full-time at a higher rate than non-STEM graduates (UC Graduate Destination Survey, 2016).
Charlotte Austin's studies in Biological Sciences, Ecology and Zoology led to work as a Biosecurity Officer with the Ministry for Primary Industries.
Christian Rüegg combined postgraduate studies in Geology with study of the Arts, good grounding for his role at Southern Geophysical Ltd.