See your future in science
Explore the range of careers in Science and discover the degree courses that will help you get there.
Science is a diverse and rapidly evolving subject area that can be applied across many industries. By exploring the processes that make our world, you can take a leading role in discovering solutions for real-world problems in health, energy and industry.
Why Study Science?
Benefit from hands-on experience through lab work that give your studies real-world context
Gain specialist knowledge of your chosen science, which you can apply to a career in research or a variety of industries
Make scientific breakthroughs to help tackle some of societies biggest problems such as, fighting pandemics and prevent climate change
See Science in action
From biomedical scientists, who run diagnostic tests on hospital patients, to research scientists developing global public health programmes, bioscience skills are essential for a range of roles in healthcare.
Forensic biochemists are employed by the police to carry out a variety of tests, working to solve crimes. These could include tracing the origin of a particular substance, testing evidence for DNA at a crime scene or tracking the spread of disease.
Pharmacologists are involved in developing, trialing and manufacturing new medicines, while toxicologists assess new drugs for any potential side effects.
Renewable Energy Scientist
As the UK works towards its goal of net zero emissions by 2050, sustainable energy sources such as wind power are growing in importance. Physicists carry out assessments to monitor the productivity of wind farms and research ways of making sustainable energy sources like wind power more efficient.
Technical Brewer (Microbiologist)
Knowledge of microbiology is important to every aspect of the beer brewing process. In breweries microbiologists carry out tests to make sure that the end product tastes its best, as well as managing the yeast for fermentation and troubleshooting any problems with the brewing process.
Start your journey with Salford
Interested in career in science? It starts with Salford.
Take your first step towards a career in science and learn more about our degree courses, industry connections, student projects and learning experiences.