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    Hi, I'm currently in my first year of uni studying zoology and over Christmas have realised its not for me at all. I don't find it interesting but thought I wanted a job with animals so told myself it's what I have to do, unfortunately now I've realised I don't want to work with animals so am a bit stuck really. I find disease and medicine genuinely interesting but don't know if I'd make a good doctor. At a level I got A* for biology an A for maths and a B for chemistry (only 5 ums off an A) so think I would be able to apply, however I'm quite a quiet person and wouldn't want to do surgery or things like that. However I do love working with new people in a customer care type role. I have also discovered that I enjoy problem solving a lot, so everything is pointing towards a medical type degree. I was just wondering what other careers are medical/hospital related that aren't doctor. Thanks
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    Medical engineering?
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    Diagnostic radiographer, therapeutic radiographer (Radiotherapist), nursing, pharmacist, physiotherapist, paramedic, respiratory therapist, occupational therapist, social worker, audiologist, prosthetist, operating department practitioner (might not be your choice), midwife, dietician, there are so many options you could take if you want to look into it.
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    (Original post by AmyAmy123)
    Hi, I'm currently in my first year of uni studying zoology and over Christmas have realised its not for me at all. I don't find it interesting but thought I wanted a job with animals so told myself it's what I have to do, unfortunately now I've realised I don't want to work with animals so am a bit stuck really. I find disease and medicine genuinely interesting but don't know if I'd make a good doctor. At a level I got A* for biology an A for maths and a B for chemistry (only 5 ums off an A) so think I would be able to apply, however I'm quite a quiet person and wouldn't want to do surgery or things like that. However I do love working with new people in a customer care type role. I have also discovered that I enjoy problem solving a lot, so everything is pointing towards a medical type degree. I was just wondering what other careers are medical/hospital related that aren't doctor. Thanks
    Get some work experience shadowing nurses/occupational therapists/physios/doctors to get a feel of what the different roles involve, and whether you're interested working in that sort of environment, seeing it first hand will always be better than looking online at job descriptions or accounts
    If your course really isn't for you and you are considering something else, it might be worth dropping out and working for the year, then reapplying in September. Otherwise you'll be struggling through and paying for a degree that will essentially be useless to you.
 
 
 
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