Careers in biomedical and health sciences

Job titles for biomedical and health graduates can include:

  • Biomedical scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Biosafety specialisty
  • Epileptologist
  • Diagnostics specialist
  • Forensic scientist
  • Genetic counsellor
  • Haematologist
  • Infectious diseases specialist
  • Medical lab technician
  • Medical device sales and marketing
  • Medical writer/editor
  • Microbiologist
  • Molecular biologist
  • Neuroscientist
  • Patent attorney
  • Pharmacologist
  • Pharmaceutical sales and marketing
  • Physiologist
  • Policy analyst
  • Public health specialist
  • Research scientist
  • Teacher
  • Toxicologist
  • Vaccinologist

Sources include: LinkedIn profiles of University of Melbourne graduates.

Our graduates are employed at organisations including:

  • Alfred Health
  • Austin Health
  • Chemist Warehouse
  • CSL
  • CSIRO
  • Dorevitch Pathology
  • Florey Institute
  • FPA patent Attorneys
  • GTAC
  • GSK
  • Monash University
  • Murdoch Children's Research Institute
  • Peter Doherty Institute
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • RMIT
  • Roche
  • Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Specsavers
  • St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
  • University of Melbourne
  • WEHI
  • Victorian Clinical Genetic Services

Sources include the LinkedIn profiles of University of Melbourne graduates.

Biomedical and health graduates work in industries such as:

  • Biotech
  • Medical devices
  • Business development
  • Consulting
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health care
  • Medicolegal
  • Medical publishing and communications
  • Medical device development and sales
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Pharmaceutical development and sales
  • University, hospital or industry-based research

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Meet our alumni

Wendy Yan Chan

PhD candidate

Wendy is a PhD candidate in the School of Biosciences who combined her skills in biological sciences with leadership and communication to make a difference in her research field.

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