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    I'm a single mum with 3 kids and for too long I've ignored my life. I'm finally at a stage where I need to start my life but I'm a bit stuck as I can't decide which degree to choose. Logic would tell me to go into teaching so that I can have the same timings as my kids but I know I will not enjoy that and I want to do something that I can carry on once my kids are older and into their own lives. I then decided that I would want to work around different people and healthcare seemed very interesting to me. So I looked into midwifery but once I went into detail I found out that during the degree the timings are extraneous and it would be difficult for me as I have kids. So I've dropped that idea but I still really want to work in a hospital but also want to be able to do a degree that won't demand too many hours. I know seems a bit picky but I'm really not sure what to do. I have seen that my local uni do BSc radiotherapy part time but I've read that it's not an interesting job. Can anyone help me as to which degree would be best? Thanks for helping.
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    I'm a single mum with 3 kids and for too long I've ignored my life. I'm finally at a stage where I need to start my life but I'm a bit stuck as I can't decide which degree to choose. Logic would tell me to go into teaching so that I can have the same timings as my kids but I know I will not enjoy that and I want to do something that I can carry on once my kids are older and into their own lives. I then decided that I would want to work around different people and healthcare seemed very interesting to me. So I looked into midwifery but once I went into detail I found out that during the degree the timings are extraneous and it would be difficult for me as I have kids. So I've dropped that idea but I still really want to work in a hospital but also want to be able to do a degree that won't demand too many hours. I know seems a bit picky but I'm really not sure what to do. I have seen that my local uni do BSc radiotherapy part time but I've read that it's not an interesting job. Can anyone help me as to which degree would be best? Thanks for helping.

    I do think you sound a bit unrealistic.

    You can look at associated health careers here.

    Maybe look under Allied Health Professionals

    https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles

    As part of any application you will be expected to have gained work experience and you can use that to see how the jobs work and how that might fit in with your lifestyle.
 
 
 
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