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    Hi I will be starting my U6 year in september which means UCAS begins..,..................the only problem is I have no idea what i want to study.
    (fyi my a-levels are biology chemistry physics and maths). I know I want to do something that involves lab work so I'm wondering should I just do pure chemistry or a strand of chemistry like pharmacology or forensics or should i do something more open like natural science.

    Thank you in advance for your suggestions.


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    Biology also has a tonne of lab work involved, if you want to go down that route too. I would advise reading some books around a bunch of science subjects, and one of them is bound to leap off the page at you.

    Alternatively, you can look through a list of researchers and see whose job you envy the most.

    Brilliant thing about research and lab work is that you can literally do whatever you want. Flick through a couple of science and technology magazines, see which pages captivate you the most, and work towards that career

    As far as suggestions go, if I could have chosen another degree, it would have been in Neuroscience or Biotechnology.
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    (Original post by Another)
    Brilliant thing about research and lab work is that you can literally do whatever you want. Flick through a couple of science and technology magazines, see which pages captivate you the most, and work towards that career
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    Thank you..that sounds like great advice
    What degree did you do then :P
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    (Original post by Kate Simmonds)
    Hi I will be starting my U6 year in september which means UCAS begins..,..................the only problem is I have no idea what i want to study.
    (fyi my a-levels are biology chemistry physics and maths). I know I want to do something that involves lab work so I'm wondering should I just do pure chemistry or a strand of chemistry like pharmacology or forensics or should i do something more open like natural science.

    Thank you in advance for your suggestions.


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    I think the advice of Another is really good. I think it's important to really understand which roads the different degrees would lead you down. There is a lot more to any of the sciences than just the lab work and so you would need to enjoy the whole subject.
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    (Original post by Kate Simmonds)
    Thank you..that sounds like great advice
    What degree did you do then :P
    Dentistry - but I start a module in Craniofacial development next term. I'm hoping a full year of a research based course is enough to keep my inner child happy, before I go back to drilling teeth :lol:
 
 
 
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