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    I’m really interested in both these subjects and am applying to study them this year but the job prospects don’t seem too promising, does anyone know what I can do with either of these degrees both with and without a PHD?
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    (Original post by Tariq())
    I’m really interested in both these subjects and am applying to study them this year but the job prospects don’t seem too promising, does anyone know what I can do with either of these degrees both with and without a PHD?
    Could do various jobs in science such as doing research or analysis
    Could teach
    Could use your degree for one of the many generic grad schemes out there. Or perhaps a science related grad scheme for example with a company like Wellcome Trust where they need science literate people in their policy division
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    Alot STEM is in high demand, you can do medicine, any sort of medical field technician career or various otherfields in biotech etc.
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    If you do decide you want to do Medicine, you'll need to do an additional degree.
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    You could become a Biomedical Scientist working in Biochemistry with a degree in Healthcare Science (Life Science), although you will cover all area's of the biomedical sciences initially during your education and then work in Biochemistry.
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    Hi, I am enrolling with the Open University to study Biology. Is a Biology degree a good way to enter the industry? I would like to do a Masters Research degree after doing the BSC. Bristol Uni offers a 1 year Biochemistry Masters research degree.
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    Hi, I am enrolling with the Open University to study Biology. Is a Biology degree a good way to enter the industry? I would like to do a Masters Research degree after doing the BSC. Bristol Uni offers a 1 year Biochemistry Masters research degree.
    It depends on exactly what industry you mean. If you want to research at a University then, if I'm honest and as a practitioner not a researcher, I would think being at a physical university would be advantageous.

    The reason I say this is that the people that I know off and friends that are researchers, many PhD researchers, stick to their university. You don't have to, but many completed their BSc and MSc and did very well and lecturer's suggested maybe to stay on and research.
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    (Original post by TraineeBMS)
    It depends on exactly what industry you mean. If you want to research at a University then, if I'm honest and as a practitioner not a researcher, I would think being at a physical university would be advantageous.

    The reason I say this is that the people that I know off and friends that are researchers, many PhD researchers, stick to their university. You don't have to, but many completed their BSc and MSc and did very well and lecturer's suggested maybe to stay on and research.
    I would like to work in the biochem industry as a researcher in the private sector. Mainly Pharmaceuticals.
    Due to circumstances I can only really go for the Open University to get a degree in Biology or Chemistry. Going to Bristol University and doing a 1 year MSC research degree in Biochem will then give me a subject to focus on for a career.
    I hope this helps, I'm not the best at explaining myself I'm afraid.
 
 
 
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