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

by on February 19, 2024 | Career Guide

Do you like reading about new discoveries in science; and doing projects that involve research, conducting experiments in a lab and collecting data outdoors?
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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How Much You Should Expect To Be Paid When You Graduate In Sciences

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If you’ve just graduated or will be graduating soon, you might be wondering how much salary to expect when applying for your first job in Sciences. Here is a guide to the average salary of entry level job in Malaysia for Sciences according to’s 2017 salary report.

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