Biology can be useful in many different careers including jobs within environmental sciences, medicine and nursing, and science and research.
Applied and job-related learning
There is a range of vocational qualifications (such as BTECs, NVQ/SVQs, and diplomas) linked to an interest in biology, such as:
- applied science
- health and social care
- environmental sustainability
- sports and exercise sciences
- countryside and environmental management
- animal care
- horse management
- beauty therapy
There is a range of apprenticeships that link to an interest in biology, including:
- animal care assistant
- gardener or landscaper
- health care assistant
- dental nurse
- laboratory technician
- beauty massage therapist
Academic subjects – such as A levels
- You can study biology and human biology.
- Related subjects include chemistry, physics, physical education, social biology, geography, environmental studies, sociology, and psychology.