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    I will be starting uni next year and ill be doing Biomedical sciences at Birmingham (provided I get the grades first ). My original plan was to do graduate entry Medicine after my biomedical sciences degree but as I grew up I realised I don't want to do Medicine so now I am torn between Pharmacy or Physiotherapy as a graduate entry degree.

    I know its way to early to be thinking about this but can anyone tell me how 'easy' it is to get a decent paying job as a Physiotherapist or a Pharmacist. My main concern is that I choose one and end up not being able to find a job the course I chose Money isn't really a big factor when it comes to a job for me (as long as i can afford a West Brom season ticket and 3 meals a day im satisfied )

    So Ultimately my question is: Which one is 'easiest' to get a job in?
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    (Original post by ChrisMorgaan_)
    I will be starting uni next year and ill be doing Biomedical sciences at Birmingham (provided I get the grades first ). My original plan was to do graduate entry Medicine after my biomedical sciences degree but as I grew up I realised I don't want to do Medicine so now I am torn between Pharmacy or Physiotherapy as a graduate entry degree.

    I know its way to early to be thinking about this but can anyone tell me how 'easy' it is to get a decent paying job as a Physiotherapist or a Pharmacist. My main concern is that I choose one and end up not being able to find a job the course I chose Money isn't really a big factor when it comes to a job for me (as long as i can afford a West Brom season ticket and 3 meals a day im satisfied )

    So Ultimately my question is: Which one is 'easiest' to get a job in?
    Do you have the finances to do either of those degrees without support from Student Finance?
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    (Original post by ChrisMorgaan_)
    I will be starting uni next year and ill be doing Biomedical sciences at Birmingham (provided I get the grades first ). My original plan was to do graduate entry Medicine after my biomedical sciences degree but as I grew up I realised I don't want to do Medicine so now I am torn between Pharmacy or Physiotherapy as a graduate entry degree.
    I know its way to early to be thinking about this but can anyone tell me how 'easy' it is to get a decent paying job as a Physiotherapist or a Pharmacist. My main concern is that I choose one and end up not being able to find a job the course I chose Money isn't really a big factor when it comes to a job for me (as long as i can afford a West Brom season ticket and 3 meals a day im satisfied )

    So Ultimately my question is: Which one is 'easiest' to get a job in?
    What Ranove asked is an obvious question that should be considered first ^

    The Pharmacy sector on the whole is on a downfall so I think it would be much harder to get a job in it.

    With more uni's now offering pharmacy, and with the influx of European pharmacists (who are willing to settle for a lesser pay) it'll be extemely hard for a UK graduate to get a job. Add that to the seizure of the one last loophole which enabled a pharmacist to open his/her own pharmacy, you can imagine how hard it'll be. The pharmacist magazine predicts that there'll be an excess of 20,000 unemployed pharmacist by I think 2022, so I wouldn't reccomend pharmacy as a post graduate route - especially given the costs. You could ofc work as a locum, but even then I assume it'll be a lot harder.

    Physiotherapy is a good degree to do if it interests you, but what I would reccommend is to really explore biomed. It's a pretty broad subject and there may be certain modules which will interest you a lot. You'll do a bit of a lot so perhaps you can carry something of interest on at masters level, and then specialise.

    Just a thought
 
 
 
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