Our degrees prepare you for a range of fascinating range of careers and we offer a wide variety of careers support.

During your time with us, you will have the opportunity to gain and enhance a wide range of skills well-suited to employment or further study.

Careers and employability support

The University offers comprehensive careers and employability services for current students and recent graduates. Visit the careers services website for more information.

There are a range of guides and support available from our webpages as well as specialist staff within the Faculty to help support your career planning.

Skills and opportunities

As part of our courses, you will have the opportunity to gain and enhance a wide range of skills:

Extra-curricular activities & work experience opportunities

Opportunities that extend your skills further and challenge yourself are also provided, including:

Career options after graduation

After graduation, our students go on to a wide range of careers, which directly use their degree knowledge:

Other graduate careers:

Specialist roles include:

Companies recruiting our students

Companies recruiting our students range from small & medium size enterprises, regional & national organisations (United Utilities, RSPB), city councils & multi-national corporations (AstraZeneca, Jacobs, Eli Lilly, Lubrizol, Qiagen, Randox, Sanofi, Thornton Ross.)

Careers advice and support

There is a wide range of guides and support available from our webpages, as well as specialist staff within the Faculty to help support your career planning during and after your studies.

Careers and employability service advice at Manchester Met is available online, in-person or through faculty-specific resources.

Professional bodies, such as the Royal Society of Biology or Institution of Environmental Sciences also offer career advice. Find out more about professional bodies that accredit our courses and we work with. 

Careers and employability events

There is a wide range of employer events, careers and graduate recruitment fairs to help students research different career pathways, gain insights into the skills employers are looking for, tips on how to prepare applications and interview techniques, and opportunities to gain work experience and graduate roles:

For a complete list of the latest careers events visit the careers service website

Courses