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    Is it true that there is a low demand for pharmacists these days? Can you possibly end up being jobless after graduating?
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    Theres not a low demand, theres just a very high supply. And yes, its possible.
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    Yep. In the past 10 years, I would say Pharmacy has done a U-turn in terms of job prospects - it's gone from fantastic to quite poor, especially considering how it can take £40,000+ and four years just to pass the course, let alone qualify. I think it just goes to show how fantastically broken the higher education system in the UK is.

    If you're passionate about the degree and profession, you'll be fine, however, I think the days are gone where you can just 'do it' secure in the knowledge you'll have a job at the end.
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    (Original post by FallenPetal)
    Yep. In the past 10 years, I would say Pharmacy has done a U-turn in terms of job prospects - it's gone from fantastic to quite poor, especially considering how it can take £40,000+ and four years just to pass the course, let alone qualify. I think it just goes to show how fantastically broken the higher education system in the UK is.

    If you're passionate about the degree and profession, you'll be fine, however, I think the days are gone where you can just 'do it' secure in the knowledge you'll have a job at the end.
    They need to cap pharmacy student numbers like medicine and dentistry, but theres not a chance they will.
    Just go for medicine or dentistry IMO
 
 
 
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