School of Biomedical, Nutritional and Sport Sciences

Careers

There is great demand for biologists with knowledge of nutrition. A wide range of opportunities exist across the sector, including:

  • product development or quality assurance in the food industry
  • with non-commercial bodies such as Medical Research Council or Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • in research and development
  • in an advisory capacity with groups concerned with food safety.

It’s not only employers in the science sector that value the skills you learn at Newcastle; past graduates have forged careers in all sorts of areas including management, administration, accountancy, finance, teaching, and the media.
Find out more about the career options for Food and Human Nutrition from Prospects: The UK's Official Careers Website.

Graduate Destinations

You can see what our recent graduates went on to do by viewing graduate destinations statistics. These statistics are based on what graduates were doing on a specific date, approximately six months after graduation. Take a look at the most recent data available for our graduates.

The destination data is available in varying levels, beginning with the University and moving through Faculty and School down to individual course reports. This final level may give you some useful ideas about possible options after your course or a course you are considering.

Careers and Employability at Newcastle

Newcastle University consistently has one of the best records for graduate employment in the UK.

96% of our 2017 UK-domiciled UG/PG graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduating.
85.5% of our graduates are in graduate level employment or further study within six months of graduating.

Find out what some of our Alumni think about their time at Newcastle and what they have done since

Ncl+

We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through an initiative called ncl+. This enables you to develop personal, employability and enterprise skills and to give you the edge in the employment market after you graduate.  Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers.