The wider life sciences sector employs 250,000 people in roles such as drug discovery, trials and development, medical devices manufacturing and more.
From biomedical engineers and scientists to geneticists, chemists to pharmacologists, neuroscientists to psychologists, these roles are contributing to major challenges such as the Covid-19 pandemic.
Our masters degrees allow you to pursue your interest in science and develop a career with applications to healthcare and medicine. Whether you aspire to solve medical challenges as a laboratory-based researcher, change lives by developing new medical devices or contribute to public health initiatives, we offer an exciting range of entry routes.
You might also wish to consider our MSc Physician Associate Studies degree, which qualfies you to take on a role in a multidisciplinary team alongside doctors, surgeons, and GPs, providing medical care to patients in hospital and in community settings.
Our graduates have gone on to amazing careers in the health sector and beyond.
Tasqeen Ahmed studied BSc Biochemistry and then MSc Cancer and Molecular Pathology and Genomics at Queen Mary, and is now a Vaccines and Immunisation Senior Policy Advisor for the Department of Health. Hear her story below.