Physiology graduate destinations
Physiology graduates develop excellent practical research, analytical and data interpretation skills, and have the ability to communicate findings and complex information both verbally and in writing. Their technical skills apply directly to the science sector, while other skills developed can transfer well into a wide variety of roles outside of science.
Data obtained from
- Physiological Science (BSc)
- Graduates from the UK
Responses were received from 22 UK graduates from 2016/17; this is a response rate of 75.9%
|Most important activity||Percentage of graduates|
|Due to start work||0%|
Previous graduates have entered areas of work such as health, science and pharmaceuticals as well as finance, banking, IT and accounting. Physiology graduates are also able to access the 70% of graduate vacancies open to all graduates, as well as any related roles in science.
|Employment sector||Number of graduates|
|Wholesale and retail||1|
|Other sectors (4 sectors)||4|
Employers and occupations
Examples of employers
- Public Health England
- Rowan Dartington
- Absolute Health
Examples of occupations
- Finance Professional
- Capital Gains Tax Assistant
- Cardiac Physiology Technician
- Management Trainee
- Talent Acquisition Assistant
Over one quarter of 2016/17 graduates entered further study in the six months after graduation. Of these, some undertook postgraduate study in medicine e.g. Graduate Entry Medicine (MBBS or MBChB), as well as higher degrees in Exercise Physiology (MSc) and Physiotherapy (MSc).
|Qualification type||Number of graduates|
|Postgraduate research degree||3|
|Postgraduate taught degree||2|
|No qualification aim||0|
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