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    Okay I'm a little bit stressed, I have written my personal statement for Modern Languages courses and have always wanted to do Modern Languages in life but I have recently rediscovered my passion for Medicine and want to become a Paramedic??

    I have weighed up the pros and cons of each career choice and it seems Paramedic has the most pros. There is virtually no market for Modern Language degrees and the jobs that there are will barely scrape me 12000 pounds a year. I don't know what to do lmao. I get consistent A*s in my Languages and haven't studied science or health since GCSE. But Paramedics and EMTs aren't that specialised in Science, I hear.

    I'm looking at the Teesside University Paramedic Practice BSc course, for which I don't need any science A-Levels (which is great because I don't have any whoops).

    Can anyone advise me to go for either option??
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    do modern languages on the side especially if your goal is something like fluency as uni isn't needed for that-just hard work.
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    If i were you I'd go for it... but I would do A-Level Chemistry and Biology (or maths instead of bio if thats your forte) so you have a strong background in medicine related sciences.
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    (Original post by angrypoliceman)
    do modern languages on the side especially if your goal is something like fluency as uni isn't needed for that-just hard work.
    Hmm that's... actually a good thought. There's no need for me to have a degree in Languages for any of the MFL jobs anyway, all they require is fluency, so. Lmao thank you legend.
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    (Original post by VirgoStrain)
    If i were you I'd go for it... but I would do A-Level Chemistry and Biology (or maths instead of bio if thats your forte) so you have a strong background in medicine related sciences.
    I'm in Year 13 already, bugger. Doing Spanish, History, and Fine Art. The Paramedic Science uni course starts out basic (for people like me) so I should be good, maybe?
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    (Original post by greycorns)
    I'm in Year 13 already, bugger. Doing Spanish, History, and Fine Art. The Paramedic Science uni course starts out basic (for people like me) so I should be good, maybe?
    If you feel like you won't have an issue learning the science stuff from the level they start then sure go for it. I would personally do Chem and Bio out of school and accelerated and apply to a uni with rly good entrance requirements and facilities (like UCL or Imperial). Chem and Bio on top of spanish and history would be amazing for top unis. Then again I'm used to doing GCSE's externally so I can't really judge on how much stress you can handle. If you're comfortable with going into your Uni.
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