Scope after B.Sc in Biochemistry


Biochemistry studies about the molecular level structure and function of the living things. The impact of biochemistry can be seen in various fields like medical field, agricultural field and technical field. Various diseases like diabetes, cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s can be understood through the research performed by the biochemists. Thus new drugs and vaccines can be developed to cure these diseases. DNA fingerprinting is also among the various applications of biochemistry. Thus the scope of biochemistry is now increasing a lot. Those who have completed B.Sc Biochemistry can therefore find lot of job opportunities in different fields. Varieties of higher studies options are also available for these graduates.

Scope for Higher Studies after B.Sc in Biochemistry

Candidates who are interested to widen their knowledge in Biochemistry can go for higher studies after B.Sc Biochemistry. Several higher studies options are available after B.Sc in Biochemistry which is given below.

  • Master of Science in Advanced Biochemistry
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry
  • Master of Science in Medical Biochemistry
  • Master of Science in Plant Biochemistry
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Biochemistry
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Biochemistry
  • Master of Philosophy in Biochemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Fluid Dynamics

Other Certification Courses after B.Sc in Biochemistry

Candidates can do any certification course after B.Sc Biochemistry to get a job easily after graduation. Different certification courses available for these graduates are given below.

  • Certified Medical Device Compliance Professional (CMDCP)
  • Global Regulatory Affairs Compliance Professional (GRACP)
  • Current Good Manufacturing Practices Certified Professional (CGMPCP)
  • Current Good Laboratory Practices (CGLP)
  • Certified Compliance Professional (GLPCP)
  • Certified Medical Writing Professional (CMWP)
  • Certified Process Validation Professional (CPVP)

Career Opportunities after B.Sc in Biochemistry

B.Sc Biochemistry can find lot of career opportunities in Pharmaceutical firms, Food and Drinks companies, Chemical Manufacturing companies, Health and Beauty Care companies, Medical Instrument companies, Research companies and laboratories. Different job profiles available for these graduates in these fields are given below.

  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Chemical Examiners
  • Chemist
  • Clinical Scientist
  • Food Scientist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Microbiologist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Research Associates
  • Research Officers
  • Research Scientist

These graduates can also work as sales executive in different companies which need sales personnel for marketing their products. Those who have interest in writing can join any publishing house which publishes biochemistry books. They can also choose teaching profession if they possess good teaching aptitude skills. Those who are interested to work in public sector can also find wide range of job opportunities in various fields. They can work as biochemist in various public sector areas such as scientific laboratories, agriculture and fisheries, hospitals, universities, forensic science, overseas development, public health laboratories, national blood services, cancer research institutes and environmental pollution control. Several other posts are also available for them in these public sector areas. These graduates can write various government exams conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and Staff Selection Committee (SSC) to join various government departments.



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2 Responses to “Scope after B.Sc in Biochemistry”

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    Pritesh nandy:

    What is the scope in doing bsc cardiac technology.
    its job and salary in india

  2. 1

    plz know me the jobs for biochemistry fresher 2012