Your favourite school subject could take you into many different careers, so use these pages to explore your options.
Maths is useful for so many different careers – for example, you could be a surveyor or engineer, or a software, games or web developer.
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Physics can take you into all sorts of engineering fields, also climate science, meteorology, geophysics, engineering geology and medical physics.
Chemistry can be applied in a many jobs including chemical & process engineering, food technology, industrial chemistry and agricultural-related roles.
Biology can lead to jobs in agricultural science, biomedical engineering, biosecurity, environmental science, forestry and food safety.
Like Geography? It can be useful in jobs such as geologist, engineer, engineering geologist, environmental/urban planner and geospatial analyst.
You could find yourself working in the primary industries as an agricultural or horticultural consultant, as a researcher, biotechnologist or biosecurity officer.
Technology skills are useful in careers such as engineering, product development, project management, food technology and electronics.
Design + Visual Comms
Being able to communicate visually is useful for CAD drafting, web development, geospatial analysis, engineering, urban planning, surveying and much more.
Enjoying Digital Technologies? You could become a software, games or web developer, business analyst or IT support professional.
Skills in Electronics will be useful in careers such as computer systems, electrical, electronics, robotics and automation engineering.
People who enjoy Food Technology can go on to work in product development, food science, food safety and process engineering.
Studying Materials Technology will provide you with the design and practical skills for careers in engineering, materials science and product development.
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