Sheetal Sawant

What are the career options after M.Sc Life Science?

Is there career opportunity in Health, research, Education ?

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RE: What are the career options after M.Sc Life Science?

Ajit sankar  Mallik
Ajit sankar Mallik
Verified Career Expert
MD PhD,(CABMM) and University Hospital Zurich
  • Zurich

Hi,


There are quite good options after MSc Life Science depending on if you wish to go int he direction of academia or industry. You can opt for various jobs in Life Science Industries based on your core expertise (Pharma, Drug manufacturing, Production etc). On the other hand to be in academia, a PhD will be ideal in your field of interest. You can also opt to go for Medicince if you are interested too (Doctor).
GooD Luck,
Ajit

RE: What are the career options after M.Sc Life Science?

Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Consulting Psychologist
  • Delhi

Dear Aspirant,

Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com!

There is ample of work opportunities after masters in Life Sciences. You can choose to study further or work.

For academic pursuits, you can give NET and work as Lecturer/Assistant Professor in college/institute/university.

You can also do PhD in life sciences from reputed organizations. Admission to PhD program is based on entrance test, If you have qualified NET then you will be exempted from PhD Entrance Test. NET qualified candidates are eligible to get into PhD program directly.

There are a lot of job opportunities for MSc(Life Science) graduates in government and private sector.
In Government sector you will get a good job by passing various exam conducted by PSC, UPSC and SSC. Some of the common employment areas are as the following:

  1. Medical/Testing laboratories
  2. Biotechnology Firms
  3. Seed and Nursery organizations
  4. Government Colleges
    5.Agricultural Research Organizations
  5. Botanical Survey
  6. Hospitals
  7. Medical research institutes
  8. Food Institutes
  9. Wildlife and Fishery Departments
  10. Public Schools

In Private sector you will apply in these fields:
1. Medical research
2. Lumber and Paper Companies
3. Private Schools/Colleges
4. Private Banks/Life Insurance Companies
5. Cosmetic Companies
6. Horticulture/Botanical Gardens
7. Medical Laboratories
8.Private Hospitals

You can also make your career in abroad. Most of the foreign countries provide a lot of job opportunities for life science professionals in various sectors. There are various certification courses available there which can be pursued to improve career scope. You can also get exposure to various areas of work there.

Hope this is helpful.

Best Wishes,
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

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