Be a scientific explorer

If you want to become a scientific explorer, you will need to study maths and sciences at school. After that, when you are 16, you can decide whether to continue studying or get a job.

If you want to be a scientist, you can:​

  • Continue studying science at school or college, and study for A-levels, Highers or Advanced Highers , or the equivalent based on where you live.

  • Start an apprenticeship​

  • Get a job or be self-employed​

Your choices at school​

Find out what subject options at school can help you become a pharmacologist here.

Find out more about careers in science​