Possible career paths

The Applied Biology programme provides the know-how from the fields of biology, biotechnology and process engineering which is required in many sectors, from biomedicine to the foodstuffs industry. Specialists with knowledge in these fields are in high demand, particularly at the interface of bio and engineering sciences.

The fields in which our graduates can find employment are varied and offer attractive career opportunities. These include:

  • Research and Development
  • Production
  • Quality assurance
  • Marketing/Product Management/Sales
  • Measurement Technology and Analytics
  • Safety Management
  • Clinical/Chemical Diagnostics
  • Environmental Protection

A master's degree and a career in academia is of course also possible. Suitable progressive master's programmes are offered at HFU but can also be taken at other universities.