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    I really want to go to university but, I have no real career plans so I'm confused about which university course I should go for. I want the degree I do not to be too specialist as I would like to be able to transfer the skills I learn from the degree to different career options, so I'm not held down by one particular career path. The A-Levels I have taken are English Literature/Language, Geography, Religious Studies and History. Hopefully, you guys can help me out ?
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    (Original post by RHI098)
    I really want to go to university but, I have no real career plans so I'm confused about which university course I should go for. I want the degree I do not to be too specialist as I would like to be able to transfer the skills I learn from the degree to different career options, so I'm not held down by one particular career path. The A-Levels I have taken are English Literature/Language, Geography, Religious Studies and History. Hopefully, you guys can help me out ?
    What I done is look at which a level out of my options I enjoy the most. Mine was chemistry and I didn't want to be limited on certain careers so I found that I could do a chemistry degree which leaves me with a fair few more career paths or master degrees to take on. Just think which one you enjoy the most or you would enjoy the most and see if you can find any basic degree which leaves more optional career paths for yourself

    Try looking at some universities and see if you can find out if they mention what you can do after you progress through the undergraduate degree. I done this for a lot of universities and googled "what jobs can I do with a chemistry degree" and scrolled through a few sites! Warning: it takes such a long time!

    Hope this helps
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    Lots of advice here : http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...sing_a_subject

    The most important thing to think about is this : why do you want to go to Uni if you haven't get a clue what you want to study? This usually indicates that you aren't ready to go to Uni quite yet, which is fine - take a year out, do some calm clear thinking, work, travel etc. No-where is it written that you can only go to Uni straight from school.

    And if you want to see what happens when you don't think this out before you get to Uni, just wait for all the 'I'm sooo miserable at Uni' messages that will litter TSR in October/November. These are usually from people who just followed the crowd, got caught up in all the excitement of Open Days and UCAS, but didn't stop to ask themselves the all important question - why am I going to Uni?
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    Thanks Guys ! This was really helpful !
 
 
 
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