From searching for the cure to diseases to sending people into space, science is an incredibly exciting and far-reaching industry. If you have an inquisitive mind-set, studying scientific subjects can lead you to a rewarding and dynamic career. From exploring the cells in a living body to investigating a crime scene, a career in science is open to people with an eye for detail and an analytical mind.
Level 2: You require 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or above including English, Maths and Science.
Average pay overall for scientists is generally higher than the average wage in the whole economy
37.4% of the science workforce is located in the East, South East and London
Science jobs are expected to grow at double the rate of other occupations, creating 142,000 jobs between now and 2023