Faculty of Science - Leading creativity and innovation in the sciences

Careers with a Science degree

Whether you choose traditional subjects or more pioneering subjects, you will find that science opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Large businesses, small industry, government, teaching and research all offer career opportunities for those holding a Science degree. In addition, Science graduates also find employment opportunities in non-science areas such as business, marketing and writing.

Click on any of the subject areas below to find out which undergraduate majors we offer related to the subject and where a Science degree in this area could take you.

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"I currently work as an Actuarial Analyst for Lumley General Insurance in their Risk Services team. The thing I enjoy the most about statistics is having the tools to solve almost any problem, and being able to communicate those answers to a wider audience; I think being a problem-solver and having a tendency to take on challenges are the personality traits that synergise well with statistics."

Jason Pushon, Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Statistics and Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) graduate