Join TSR now and get all your career questions answeredSign up now

Can't decide on career/ which sectors are in demand Watch

University Navigation

    • Thread Starter

    Hello. I'm really stuck with picking the right career path as a mature adult at 24 looking to change career paths this is my options so far but I'm open to new suggestions. I need a career that is in demand and I can earn upwards of £22k per year to meet me outgoings.

    Options so far:

    Distance learning: business degree with which additional extra was thinking marketing?
    Distance learning: psychology

    Local college access course in biology and chemistry and then a medical degree such as dietetics/ diagnostic medical imaging or physiotherapy

    Totally lost with picking the right career and I need to get the wheels in motion pretty fast..

    My background: I live in a small town in Somerset UK. Started of as a painter and decorator and work dried up. So I changed to my passion personal training but again due to the area couldn't find the demand for a consistent good income. I have set up an online coaching business but will take time to build so that's just on the side. I am looking for a career that I somewhat enjoy and that's is an in demand sector that I am very likely to find work in. Am open to all advice and suggestions thanks in advance!
Which Fantasy Franchise is the best?
Useful resources

Apprenticeship zone:

GIGF logo

Apprenticeship Zone

All you need to know about higher and degree apprenticeships.

GIGF logo

Meet the apprentices

Read these case studies from real apprentices to hear the truth about what it's like!

GIGF logo

Apprenticeship Vacancies

Find the latest higher and degree apprenticeship opportunities.

Featured recruiter profiles:

CGI logo

CGI is open for applications

"Offering a range of apprentice and sponsored degree positions."

ICAEW logo


"Choose a career journey with limitless possibilities."

Army logo

The Army is recruiting now

"With hundreds of roles available, there’s more than one way to be the best."

Quick links:

Unanswered apprenticeships and alternatives to university threads

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.