Biology, ecology and biomedical science at Brighton

University of Brighton biosciences blog


Your work and career

We’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time here, so that you can go on to find – or create – work that excites and rewards you.

Employability skills, career planning and professional practice are embedded in your course. And with accredited courses, the option of a professional placement year, and lab experience you’ll have a professional advantage when you graduate.

Student stories

Read more about how students’ volunteering and placement experiences supported their employability


Placements are a great way to build your confidence, get work experience, earn some money and help decide what career path you want to take. Our friendly staff in the placements office are on hand to help.

Biomedical Science student Nareman Abbud is on a placement with Custom Pharma Services as a Proposal Writer.

Working while you study

Visit our web site to read our advice about having a part-time job while you study.

Work for the university

A great way to earn money that fits in around your studies is to work for the university. Roles include student helpers, student ambassadors, advisers, residential accommodation advisers and staff and volunteers for Brighton Students’ Union.

Watch our video – Lois tells us about the range of things she gets to do as a student ambassador

Your course team and our careers and employability team will give you their professional advice and support. Visit the website to find out more.

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