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I would like to work with plants and spend some of my time outdoors, but also develop drugs and help in the fight against disease. In addition, I'm interested in human behaviour/psychology, and feel that it would be great to work with people as well. What degree would allow me to do all these things or at least most of them?
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Neuroscience?
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You could always choose a career path and for anything that isn't covered by that career you could do via volunteering? Like the person above suggested, neuroscience would cover the whole human behaviour/psychology and the fight against disease interest (e.g. by specialising in Parkinson's disease). Even though this doesn't involve plants or being outdoors you could always volunteer somewhere relevant to that
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Its always good to be interested in lots of things, but it doesn't make choosing a degree easy! As the previous posters imply, you may well have to decide which is the thing that you would like an in-depth, academic education in and which you are happy to develop in a less formal way.

Have you looked at any university course descriptions in any detail yet? If you go through the modules you may get feel for the balance of any given course.

In addition to the suggestions above, it might be worth considering Plant Sciences courses. Plant Sciences is good for employability, and would include some field work, but the applications you have mentioned (like pharmacology and psychology) would only feature in a module or two.
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(Original post by OxFossil)
Its always good to be interested in lots of things, but it doesn't make choosing a degree easy! As the previous posters imply, you may well have to decide which is the thing that you would like an in-depth, academic education in and which you are happy to develop in a less formal way.

Have you looked at any university course descriptions in any detail yet? If you go through the modules you may get feel for the balance of any given course.

In addition to the suggestions above, it might be worth considering Plant Sciences courses. Plant Sciences is good for employability, and would include some field work, but the applications you have mentioned (like pharmacology and psychology) would only feature in a module or two.
thank you for your suggestion...
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(Original post by OxFossil)
Its always good to be interested in lots of things, but it doesn't make choosing a degree easy! As the previous posters imply, you may well have to decide which is the thing that you would like an in-depth, academic education in and which you are happy to develop in a less formal way.

Have you looked at any university course descriptions in any detail yet? If you go through the modules you may get feel for the balance of any given course.

In addition to the suggestions above, it might be worth considering Plant Sciences courses. Plant Sciences is good for employability, and would include some field work, but the applications you have mentioned (like pharmacology and psychology) would only feature in a module or two.
I understand, i'll look more closely into volunteering...Thanks very much.
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