Who we are

We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products. We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With over 70,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of over 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

We're helping to transform the lives of millions of patients.

We're one of the top five biopharmaceutical companies in the UK and employ over 2,000 people across five sites:

  • Hoddesdon (Hertfordshire)
  • London
  • Milton Keynes (Buckinghamshire)
  • Cramlington (Northumberland)
  • Edinburgh (Scotland).

Scientific invention is at the heart of what we do

Our scientists were among the first to develop medicines to treat hypertension, HIV and Hepatitis C. Today we're conducting approximately 100 clinical studies in the UK with over 3,000 patients participating each year.

For more than 10 years, MSD scientists have been researching different ways to treat Alzheimer’s disease, and we are actively involved in the fight against Ebola.

At MSD we offer a wide range of opportunities for students and graduates!

Whatever your career path or background – whether you want to pursue research in the laboratory or have an interest in clinical development, manufacture products or support our business in commercial or Head Office positions – MSD offers Early Talent opportunities to kick-start your career. Join us to help make a difference to people's lives.

We are officially certified by the Top Employer Institute and been awarded the exclusive Top Employer United Kingdom Certification for the third year running.

We work in the following sectors

  • Science
  • Scientific Research
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Manufacturing

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We’re one of the top five biopharmaceutical companies in the UK.
For over 80 years, we’ve been researching, developing and supplying new medicines and vaccines that prevent and treat diseases.
We reach over 3 million people in the UK through our vaccines.
Today we’re conducting approximately 100 clinical studies in the UK with over 3,000 patients participating each year.
We’re helping to transform the lives on millions of patients in the UK by providing innovative medicines, vaccines and services.
Over 700 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.