So You Want to Study Life Science?
Explore the exciting subjects within life sciences and the rewarding careers that studying life sciences at university lead to.
Find out what it’s like to study and work in life sciences
You’ll also hear from individuals working in a range of different life sciences career areas, including basic, field and applied research, scientific communication, teaching and science writing.
You’ll also get lots of tips on preparing your university application, adjusting to life at university and securing that first life sciences job.
By the end of the two weeks, you’ll:
- be aware of the variety of branches of life sciences;
- be confident making a university application to study life sciences;
- be able to describe some of the career pathways open to you as a life sciences graduate;
- and have met other people on the same journey of exploration into life sciences.
Learn with the University of Glasgow – a life sciences centre of excellence
So You Want to Study the Life Sciences? has been developed by the University of Glasgow – a centre of excellence for many branches of life sciences.
On the course, you’ll learn with Leah Marks, Maria Jackson and Sarah Meek – a team of educators who, between them, have extensive experience across life sciences disciplines, including biochemistry, genetics, and cellular and molecular biology.
This course will be of particular interest to individuals considering going to university or college to study a life sciences related subject.