Career Guide

Fields of Study: Science (Biological Science and Physical Science)

by on March 17, 2017

Science (Life Science/Physical Science/Applied Science)

What’s It About ?

Programmes in this field have a general synthesis of one or more of the biological and physical sciences, or a specialisation which draws from the biological and physical sciences. It involves systematic study through experiment, observation and deduction to produce reliable explanations of phenomena with reference to the biological and physical world.

Biological sciences is the study of the structure, function, reproduction, growth, evolution and behaviour of living organisms.

Physical sciences is the systematic study of knowledge that aims through experiment, observation and deduction to produce reliable explanations of phenomena with reference to the material and physical world. Areas of study in this group include physics, chemistry, earth science, astronomy and more.

Possible Occupations

  • Agricultural Officials
  • Agricultural Scientists
  • Bioethicists
  • Bioinformaticians
  • Biology Teachers
  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Biometricians
  • Biotechnology Researchers
  • Bioterrorism Experts
  • Botanists
  • City/Community Health Officials
  • Clinical Lab Scientists
  • Conservation Biologists
  • Criminal Investigators
  • Dieticians
  • Drug Testing/Quality Control Officers
  • Entomologists
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Epidemiologists
  • Ethnobotanists
  • Fisheries & Aquaculture Technologists
  • Food Safety Experts
  • Forensic Scientists
  • Forest Rangers
  • Gamekeepers
  • Genetic Counsellors
  • Geneticists
  • Horticultural Consultants
  • Immunologists
  • Laboratory Assistants
  • Marine Biologists
  • Marine Mammal Trainers
  • Med/Vet Technicians
  • Medical Researchers
  • Medical Technologists
  • Museum Curators
  • Museum Exhibit
  • Preparators
  • Mycologists
  • Nanotechnologists
  • National Health Officials
  • Naturalists
  • Nature Photographers
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Pathologists
  • Pest Control Experts
  • Pharmaceutical Researchers
  • Pharmacist’s Assistants
  • Pharmacologists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physician’s Assistants
  • Professors
  • Public Health Administrators
  • Public Information Officers
  • Radiologists
  • Science Advisors
  • Science Reporters
  • Science Writers/Editors
  • Speech Therapists
  • Toxicologists
  • Veterinarians
  • Zookeepers
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Courses Offered In This Field

List of Courses In Science

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Career Options in Science

10 Investigative Careers You Could Consider

10 Investigative Careers You Could Consider

Are you comfortable working in a healthcare facility like hospitals, clinics, laboratories, nursing homes, pharmacies and surgeries?
If you are, there are many careers in medicine and health science that you could consider. Some jobs may require you to cope with emergencies on a daily basis, while other careers involve routine work in a laboratory. Read on to find out which career sparks your interest.

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Source: Education Guide Malaysia 14th Ed.