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    Hi guys I'm currently in year 11 at high school so I'm doing A-levels next year. However, I'm thinking about university courses that I could do and for a while I wanted to be a surgeon (so wanted to take medicine). However, I discovered recently that to be a surgeon takes 15 YEARS of training, and I don't particularly want to spend my whole 20s and into my 30s training for a really tough job. So, I'm looking at biology and medical based degrees that I might be able to do. Do you have any tips for good courses to get into medical research or some other biology, medicine or chemistry based job, or maybe just some general info on uni? All answers are appreciated, thanks.

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    I've chosen biology, chemistry, maths and history for A-level
    I'm forecast straight As and A*s at GCSES so should be good enough to get into some units :-P

    Any life sciences / natural sciences so everything from biological and biomedical sciences to pure science such as biology and Chem.
    Most uni courses are flexible and especially in science where it's usually possible to chose modules of your interest.
    During A levels see what subjects and topics you enjoy and those that you don't, don't forget you'll be dedicating 3-5 years of your life or more in a certain area, so make sure you enjoy what you aim to study!

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