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    Hi. So I have an offer to study genetics at The University of Manchester. However, I've heard that it's really hard to get a job after you graduate since there are enough specialists in this field. I'm from Lithuania and I've also got an offer to study medicine here and I wouldn't have to pay for my studies or take a loan here. Medicine seems like a promising field but the diploma I'd get here does not promise me anything at all. I believe that if I finished university in England the diploma would be more recognised worldwide. Is anyone studying/has studied genetics and knows more about the situation with jobs? Basically, I have no idea what to choose and I've only got this one day to decide.
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    (Original post by gintareek)
    I'm from Lithuania and I've also got an offer to study medicine here and I wouldn't have to pay for my studies or take a loan here. Medicine seems like a promising field but the diploma I'd get here does not promise me anything at all.
    I don't know anything about Lithuania, but are you talking about a degree in medicine? That should qualify you to work as a medical doctor no?

    A medical degree is a much more useful and employable degree than genetics in general.
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    (Original post by chazwomaq)
    I don't know anything about Lithuania, but are you talking about a degree in medicine? That should qualify you to work as a medical doctor no?

    A medical degree is a much more useful and employable degree than genetics in general.
    Yes, I'm talking about a medical degree. But salaries in Lithuania are really low and it would probably be really hard to find a job somewhere else after finishing university in Lithuania. Or is it just a myth that a diploma from a university in the UK would be recognised worldwide?
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    You may want to look into what you'd need to do to practise medicine anywhere other than Lithuania. Doing a medical degree in the UK allows you to practise medicine in some places but not others (you have to pass some exams).
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    (Original post by gintareek)
    Yes, I'm talking about a medical degree. But salaries in Lithuania are really low and it would probably be really hard to find a job somewhere else after finishing university in Lithuania. Or is it just a myth that a diploma from a university in the UK would be recognised worldwide?
    UK degrees are usually more recognized and seen much more highly than those from other countries, other than perhaps the US
 
 
 
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