There are specific degree requirements in order to enter the profession.

Applicants must hold a STEM degree (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) of which at least 80% of the course hours must be devoted to scientific and/or technical subjects.

The list below includes typical degree backgrounds for our Chemistry, Biotechnology and Engineering & Tech practice groups. It is for guidance only and is not intended to be exhaustive.


Our degree requirements may vary annually and are based on current business need. Please refer to individual job adverts for further details.


  • Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Natural Sciences (Chemistry Options)
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Engineering & Tech

  • Engineering
  • Engineering Science
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Physics
  • Medical Physics
  • Natural Sciences (Physical Sciences Options)
  • Computer Science
  • Applied Maths


  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Genetics
  • Biotechnology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Biology
  • Medicine
  • Physiology
  • Natural Sciences (Biological Options)
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Virology