As a master of science graduating from the master’s programme in Microbiology and microbial biotechnology you will be well prepared to (a) continue your studies toward a doctoral degree, (b) specialise as a hospital microbiologist, or (c) proceed directly to a career in working life. Statistically, the situation for microbiologists proceeding to employment has been very favourable. As a microbiology graduate, you can work in the following sectors:
- Research and development (universities, research institutes, companies)
- Surveillance/monitoring in healthcare, food and environment (food industry, drug and diagnostics industry, regulatory authority)
- Administration, professional roles and consultancy (companies, ministries, supervision offices, EU)
- Business and management (companies, ministries, supervisory offices, EU)
- Teaching and education (universities, universities of applied sciences, vocational schools, high schools, comprehensive schools, organisations).