Physiology Careers

A degree in physiology can open up opportunities to a wide range of careers, including those outside physiology research.

Physiology is an experimental science course that helps to develop many transferable skills.  Physiology graduates also have an excellent grounding to study further qualifications such as medicine or teaching.

The following are examples of the many possible careers a degree in physiology can lead to:

Careers using physiology

Associated careers

Alternative careers

Audiologist

Bioinformatician

Accountant

Biologist

Biostatistics manager

Actuary

Biomedical scientist

Clinical data manager

Advertising account executive

Cardiac physiologist

Clinical quality assurance auditor

Armed forces officer

Clinical physiologist

Clinical trials coordinator

Barrister

Clinical research associate

Drug safety associate

Careers advisor

Clinical scientist

Manufacturing production manager

Civil service fast streamer

Cytologist

Medical information officer

European Union official

Dentist

Medical sales representative

Health service manager

Dietician

Medical writer

HR advisor/consultant

Doctor

Patent lawyer/examiner

Intelligence officer (MI5)

Epidemiologist

Regional medical affairs executive

IT consultant

Exercise physiologist

Regulatory affairs officer

Management consultant

Forensic scientist

Science editor

Marketing executive

Haematologist

Science festival director

Operational officer (SIS)

Histologist

Science journalist

Political researcher

Immunologist

Science writer/communicator

Procurement manager

In vivo scientist

Statistician

Project manager

Integrated healthcare specialist

 

Public relations officer

Laboratory technician

 

Recruitment consultant

Lecturer

 

Sales executive

Pharmacist

 

Solicitor

Pharmacologist

 

 

Physiologist

 

 

Physiotherapist

 

 

Postdoctoral researcher

 

 

Research associate

 

 

Surgeon

 

 

Teacher

 

 

Toxicologist

 

 

Veterinary surgeon

 

 

Virologist

 

 

 

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