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What do Sussex Zoology graduates do?

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Find out about what Zoology graduates go on to do. It is a recent course at Sussex, and we have no information on graduate destinations yet, so here is a rundown of what 2017 Life Sciences graduates were doing 6 months after leaving Sussex:

Six months after graduating in 2017

  • Main activity: 92% of respondents from Life Sciences were in work or further study. 73% of those in work were in graduate level jobs
  • Sectors: Of those in employment, 25% were in professional, scientific & technical services, 16% were in wholesale and retail, 12% were in human health & social work, 9% were in education.

Here are some examples of employers, job roles or further study you could think about:

Employers
  • zoos, wildlife parks or environmental protection agencies
  • government agencies and research institutions
  • environmental and animal charities
  • environmental consultancies
  • chemical and pharmaceutical companies
  • aquaculture and animal nutrition companies

Taken from What can I do with my degree? Zoology

Job Roles
Further Study
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecology and Environmental Sustainability
  • Ecology and Management of the Natural Environment

Some zoology graduates study in a completely different area, such as marketing, finance, business, law, museums or journalism.

Taken from What can I do with my degree? Zoology

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