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    So I'm predicted ABB for A level. Way to crap for medicine etc. So I've always had it in my head that biological sciences was the way forward in my life. Leicester uni kinda blew me away in that it's Portrayl of biosciences seemed like the worlds answer for everything. So I panicked for choices as I was gettin late for entry Leicester uni appealing to me I applied there and Nottingham Leeds etc. Then it came about me to search the graduates views of this course. Seriously is this course

    A TOTAL WASTE OF TIME

    in terms of eventual jobs and salaries? I love biology but if nobody can find a decent job with a Bsc in it what's the point? I feel as if I've been tricked by the supposed "high employment rates" of courses

    so now I'm stuck with the huge stress of utter panic! What to do!

    I do biology chemistry and English for a level so what other career path can I take bearing in mind my PS is on biological sciences?
    Choices so far;

    -opt for pharmacy (hate chemistry tho and is salaries much better?)

    - conversion to law after 3years

    - sticking with biology and praying I earn a living

    - biomedical

    I've thoroughly researched all options but still am clueless in deciding
    i've suffered with only 3 hours of sleep on average and severe headaches and migraines due to this stress! On top of school work!

    PLEASE help! What's the best thing for me to do! Career/salary wise??

    Any help will be Basically Helping a young man keep his hair!
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    (Original post by Es man)
    So I'm predicted ABB for A level. Way to crap for medicine etc. So I've always had it in my head that biological sciences was the way forward in my life. Leicester uni kinda blew me away in that it's Portrayl of biosciences seemed like the worlds answer for everything. So I panicked for choices as I was gettin late for entry Leicester uni appealing to me I applied there and Nottingham Leeds etc. Then it came about me to search the graduates views of this course. Seriously is this course

    A TOTAL WASTE OF TIME

    in terms of eventual jobs and salaries? I love biology but if nobody can find a decent job with a Bsc in it what's the point? I feel as if I've been tricked by the supposed "high employment rates" of courses

    so now I'm stuck with the huge stress of utter panic! What to do!

    I do biology chemistry and English for a level so what other career path can I take bearing in mind my PS is on biological sciences?
    Choices so far;

    -opt for pharmacy (hate chemistry tho and is salaries much better?)

    - conversion to law after 3years

    - sticking with biology and praying I earn a living

    - biomedical

    I've thoroughly researched all options but still am clueless in deciding
    i've suffered with only 3 hours of sleep on average and severe headaches and migraines due to this stress! On top of school work!

    PLEASE help! What's the best thing for me to do! Career/salary wise??

    Any help will be offering a young man keep his hair!
    Why are you panicking? What happens happens. You can still go into medicine if you want to. Or go into the finance sector. Science teachers are in demand as well. With an undergraduate in the UK, there are so many post-grad conversion courses and whatnot available. So stop panicking.
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    JUst dnt want these 3 years to be a waste of time, so maany threads about how bad the job prospects are for this course... Is a conversion course as good as a degree, and what's better, law for 3 years at a poor uni or say a 2:1 in biology followed by a law conversion, in terms of employment for law?
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    Apply next year when you know what you want to do
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    (Original post by Es man)
    JUst dnt want these 3 years to be a waste of time, so maany threads about how bad the job prospects are for this course... Is a conversion course as good as a degree, and what's better, law for 3 years at a poor uni or say a 2:1 in biology followed by a law conversion, in terms of employment for law?
    Job prospects bad for a science course? Don't be silly. :rolleyes:
    A conversion MBBS is 4 years long, and you can still become a doctor from it. No difference there aprt from obviously it takes longer. It's more concentrated than an undergraduate MBBS.

    Regarding law, you can get the GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) or you could do a graduate BA in Law.

    Alternatively for both these paths you can just apply on UCAS after you've done your initial undergraduate as an undergraduate on one of the law or medicine courses. So if you took this path for law, then you would have your BsC in Biology, plus an undergraduate BA in Law at the end of it.

    And for teaching, you can do the PGCE for biology at whatever level you wanted to.

    I repeat my point: Stop panicking. :rolleyes:
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    Wnt be able to apply next year
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    Do what you find interesting, if you find it interesting you'll do well, if you do well the job opportunities will follow
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    (Original post by Es man)
    Wnt be able to apply next year
    Why not? If you love biology then you can do a masters afterwards.
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    Why not? If you love biology then you can do a masters afterwards.
    £6000+ tuition fees (I realised this after I posted )
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    (Original post by Es man)
    So I'm predicted ABB for A level. Way to crap for medicine etc. So I've always had it in my head that biological sciences was the way forward in my life. Leicester uni kinda blew me away in that it's Portrayl of biosciences seemed like the worlds answer for everything. So I panicked for choices as I was gettin late for entry Leicester uni appealing to me I applied there and Nottingham Leeds etc. Then it came about me to search the graduates views of this course. Seriously is this course

    A TOTAL WASTE OF TIME

    in terms of eventual jobs and salaries? I love biology but if nobody can find a decent job with a Bsc in it what's the point? I feel as if I've been tricked by the supposed "high employment rates" of courses

    so now I'm stuck with the huge stress of utter panic! What to do!

    I do biology chemistry and English for a level so what other career path can I take bearing in mind my PS is on biological sciences?
    Choices so far;

    -opt for pharmacy (hate chemistry tho and is salaries much better?)

    - conversion to law after 3years

    - sticking with biology and praying I earn a living

    - biomedical

    I've thoroughly researched all options but still am clueless in deciding
    i've suffered with only 3 hours of sleep on average and severe headaches and migraines due to this stress! On top of school work!

    PLEASE help! What's the best thing for me to do! Career/salary wise??

    Any help will be Basically Helping a young man keep his hair!
    Converting to law is extremely difficult and highly competitive. Pharmacy more or less guarantees a very well paid job. If you want a career as a professional scientist you're probably going to need a PhD.
 
 
 
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