There is currently a severe shortage of people with Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) skills – meaning many exciting job opportunities are on offer within the sector.

We’re proud of the strong reputation we have for the quality of our science teaching. Our BTEC and City & Guilds vocational science courses are specialist work-related qualifications which equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to progress – either into a fulfilling job or onto higher education.

Our University partnerships with the University of Greenwich and Canterbury Christchurch University will enable you to progress from foundation degree up to postgraduate level.

Industry facts:

Starting salaries for science sector jobs are in the top 20% - around £32,000*
20% of the UK workforce is employed in science roles - a total of 5.8 million people*
*Science Council

Career ideas:

  • Forensic scientist
  • Biologist
  • DNA expert
  • Biochemist
  • Lab technician
  • Pharmacist

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