What is a Quality Assurance Scientist
Getting in and Qualifications
There are a number of routes you can take to starting a career as a Quality Assurance Scientist.
- Science technology
- Chemical engineering
Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.
A science-related apprenticeship, such as a Modern Apprenticeship in Pharmacy Services, can be helpful.
Quality Assurance Scientists often have a science degree in a related field. You can do an apprenticeship or develop lab skills with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry.
Practical work experience in a lab can improve your chances of finding a job in the industry. It is also common for Quality Assurance Scientists to gain higher qualifications such as a Masters or PH.D in chemistry.