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    I have a real dilemma. I can't choose between doing music or nursing at degree level. Music is my passion and I do more outside of school for it but I feel nursing has better career prospects and I want to help people. My predicted grades are C,C,B,B. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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    (Original post by Yolz121)
    I have a real dilemma. I can't choose between doing music or nursing at degree level. Music is my passion and I do more outside of school for it but I feel nursing has better career prospects and I want to help people. My predicted grades are C,C,B,B. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
    Get some nursing work experience, you'll need it to apply anyway and it ll help you decide whether it's the career for you or not.
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    (Original post by Yolz121)
    I have a real dilemma. I can't choose between doing music or nursing at degree level. Music is my passion and I do more outside of school for it but I feel nursing has better career prospects and I want to help people. My predicted grades are C,C,B,B. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
    Hi Yolz121

    I'd really recommend going to university open days, chatting to course leaders, having a look around the facilities and also speaking to current students. This will help you get a feel for the university and the different courses, and might help you picture yourself studying there more - which will hopefully then help you narrow down your options!

    Good luck with your decision, and if you have any other questions, just ask!

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    Get some nursing work experience, you'll need it to apply anyway and it ll help you decide whether it's the career for you or not.
    Okay, thank you I will try and get that sorted. Is there a specific work experience type I may need to go for or are universities fine as long as you have some sort of work experience relating to nursing?
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    Hi Yolz121

    I'd really recommend going to university open days, chatting to course leaders, having a look around the facilities and also speaking to current students. This will help you get a feel for the university and the different courses, and might help you picture yourself studying there more - which will hopefully then help you narrow down your options!

    Good luck with your decision, and if you have any other questions, just ask!

    Laura
    Bucks New University
    Ahh yeah that's true. I have signed up for attending some university open days coming up so hopefully after that I will be closer to having a definite decision about what course I would like to take next year
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    (Original post by Yolz121)
    Okay, thank you I will try and get that sorted. Is there a specific work experience type I may need to go for or are universities fine as long as you have some sort of work experience relating to nursing?
    As long as it's related that's fine
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    Ask yourself this - which course are you more likely to regret not studying if you don't do it? While it's true that there are massive numbers of job vacancies in the nursing field, a music degree will make you a lot more employable than most people will lead you to believe. It would also probably be more difficult to try and do music as a postgrad having done nursing if you change your mind than it would be to study music and then re-train as a nurse. There are also options which combine the two, such as music therapy, if you're interested in that sort of thing.
 
 
 
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