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    I've been hearing a lot of negative stuff regarding the future of pharmacy ranging from excess pharmacists to government cuts. I am open to other career options, I've also heard that with a degree you can do anything, i.e. not stuck as a pharmacist for the rest of ones life. How true is this, what other careers could an MPharm degree get me into?

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    (Original post by SunTiger)
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    I've been hearing a lot of negative stuff regarding the future of pharmacy ranging from excess pharmacists to government cuts. I am open to other career options, I've also heard that with a degree you can do anything, i.e. not stuck as a pharmacist for the rest of ones life. How true is this, what other careers could an MPharm degree get me into?

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    Any general career. Depends on your interests.

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    Any general career. Depends on your interests.

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    So even careers in engineering or investment banking are possible?
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    (Original post by SunTiger)
    So even careers in engineering or investment banking are possible?
    Engineering isn't general, you need an engineering degree.

    Investment banking, yes.

    Literally anything general: sales, IB, marketing, consulting, finance, advertising, PR, journalism, media, software development (if, you take the time to learn how to code), accounting etc
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Engineering isn't general, you need an engineering degree.

    Investment banking, yes.

    Literally anything general: sales, IB, marketing, consulting, finance, advertising, PR, journalism, media, software development (if, you take the time to learn how to code), accounting etc
    Ahh I understand. Basically careers which are already competitive and ones which are already struggling with excess graduates. Life is tough lol.

    Oh well, thanks for the advice anyway.
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    Ahh I understand. Basically careers which are already competitive and ones which are already struggling with excess graduates. Life is tough lol.

    Oh well, thanks for the advice anyway.
    Well, I did say general.. Which does imply anyone can apply

    Life is tough man, just have to suck it up and apply.

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    Wouldn't you be eligible to apply for a chemist related role considering majority of your degree is chemistry?
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    Wouldn't you be eligible to apply for a chemist related role considering majority of your degree is chemistry?
    As a chemist myself, the answer here is no.

    Pharmacy doesnt contain anywhere near enough Chemistry to work as a chemist

    However you may be able to become a Chemistry teacher providing your degree is 60% chemistry (depending on the university you go to)
 
 
 
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