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I am confused with this three works . I don't know which one to study at the university( doctor of pharmacy, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering)
Hey there , choosing a university major can be a daunting decision, especially when you have multiple interests pulling you in different directions. In order to make a decision, my main advise would be research each career independently first and know what to expect with each then move on to considering the factors I’ve listed below :

1.) What are your Interests and Passions: Reflect on what subjects and topics excite you the most. Are you more drawn to healthcare and patient care (Pharm.D.), medical technology and innovation (Biomedical Engineering), or electrical systems and technology (Electrical Engineering)?
2.) What are your Career Goals: Think about the type of career you envision for yourself. Do you see yourself working directly with patients in a clinical setting (Pharm.D.), developing cutting-edge medical devices and technologies (Biomedical Engineering), or designing and optimising electrical systems and technology (Electrical Engineering)?
3.) Define your skills and Strengths: Assess your strengths, skills, and aptitudes. Are you more inclined towards scientific research and analysis, problem-solving and innovation, or technical design and implementation?
4.)Research the Job Market and Opportunities: Research the job market and career prospects for each field. Consider factors such as demand for professionals, salary potential, and geographic location of job opportunities.
5.)Consider Personal Values and Lifestyle: Consider how each career aligns with your personal values, lifestyle preferences, and long-term aspirations.

Ultimately, choose the path that resonates most with your interests, goals, and strengths. Remember that your career pathway is not set in stone and can evolve over time based on your experiences and interests , just make sure to select a degree that is in your area of interest . If you're still unsure, consider talking to academic advisors, professionals in each field, or individuals who have pursued these career paths to gain further insights and guidance.

Lastly I strongly advise you to attend some open days to find out more about the different courses and also to see first hand some of the facilities you will have access to. Luckily DMU offers all three of those degrees and although I am bias and think engineering is the way to go , you can come to one of our open days to find out more about each degree.

I hope this helps you in any way and feel free to ask me any more questions .
Cece✨
Energy Engineering student
De Montfort University
Original post by rapt-roll
I am confused with this three works . I don't know which one to study at the university( doctor of pharmacy, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering)

Firstly, do you want to do engineering or pharmacy?
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Original post by De Montfort University
Hey there , choosing a university major can be a daunting decision, especially when you have multiple interests pulling you in different directions. In order to make a decision, my main advise would be research each career independently first and know what to expect with each then move on to considering the factors I’ve listed below :
1.) What are your Interests and Passions: Reflect on what subjects and topics excite you the most. Are you more drawn to healthcare and patient care (Pharm.D.), medical technology and innovation (Biomedical Engineering), or electrical systems and technology (Electrical Engineering)?
2.) What are your Career Goals: Think about the type of career you envision for yourself. Do you see yourself working directly with patients in a clinical setting (Pharm.D.), developing cutting-edge medical devices and technologies (Biomedical Engineering), or designing and optimising electrical systems and technology (Electrical Engineering)?
3.) Define your skills and Strengths: Assess your strengths, skills, and aptitudes. Are you more inclined towards scientific research and analysis, problem-solving and innovation, or technical design and implementation?
4.)Research the Job Market and Opportunities: Research the job market and career prospects for each field. Consider factors such as demand for professionals, salary potential, and geographic location of job opportunities.
5.)Consider Personal Values and Lifestyle: Consider how each career aligns with your personal values, lifestyle preferences, and long-term aspirations.
Ultimately, choose the path that resonates most with your interests, goals, and strengths. Remember that your career pathway is not set in stone and can evolve over time based on your experiences and interests , just make sure to select a degree that is in your area of interest . If you're still unsure, consider talking to academic advisors, professionals in each field, or individuals who have pursued these career paths to gain further insights and guidance.
Lastly I strongly advise you to attend some open days to find out more about the different courses and also to see first hand some of the facilities you will have access to. Luckily DMU offers all three of those degrees and although I am bias and think engineering is the way to go , you can come to one of our open days to find out more about each degree.
I hope this helps you in any way and feel free to ask me any more questions .
Cece✨
Energy Engineering student
De Montfort University

thank you
Reply 4
Original post by Smack
Firstly, do you want to do engineering or pharmacy?

I don't even know . I have interest in both fields
Original post by rapt-roll
I don't even know . I have interest in both fields


OK, to narrow things down, I probably wouldn't recommend doing biomedical engineering at undergrad. If you are interested in biomedical, electrical & electronics (and software) is probably more likely to land a job in that field because that's where a lot of the demand is.

You are then going to have to make a choice between pharmacy and engineering. They are quite different fields, though it is definitely possible to have an interest in two completely different fields. What kind of things are you looking for jobs wise?
Reply 6
Original post by Smack
OK, to narrow things down, I probably wouldn't recommend doing biomedical engineering at undergrad. If you are interested in biomedical, electrical & electronics (and software) is probably more likely to land a job in that field because that's where a lot of the demand is.
You are then going to have to make a choice between pharmacy and engineering. They are quite different fields, though it is definitely possible to have an interest in two completely different fields. What kind of things are you looking for jobs wise?

I want to help others and don't like to see people in pain
Original post by rapt-roll
I want to help others and don't like to see people in pain

Would something in healthcare maybe be suitable then?

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