Category Archives: Degree Opinions

21 Non-Patient Facing Health Courses You Can Do in 2020

With COVID-19 looming, it might not be a bad idea to avoid patient-facing courses in the NHS altogether. I wrote an article about how the government is poorly treating our health workers and why people should strongly consider deferring entry to medical, nursing, or other

5 Clear-Cut Reasons Not to Study Biochemistry

Biochemistry BSc is taught in most UK universities nowadays and focuses on giving students knowledge about biological macromolecules, and how they can undergo chemical and biophysical changes, enabling the body to function properly. This includes learning the basics of core organic and physical chemistry, physiology,

Which is Better, Biomedical Science, or Biochemistry?

Students interested in a future career in healthcare or postgraduate research are often split between a BSc in Biochemistry or Biomedical Sciences. The two subjects offer nearly identical modules and often have similar career prospects; they are however quite different. One of them aims to

5 of The Top Universities to Study Biomedical Science In 2020

While biomedical science is a degree you should think carefully about if you want a job straight after university, certain universities can make your learning experience very favourable for when the eventual job search begins. Their focus on student satisfaction and providing the means to

What is a Physician Associate, and Should You Become One in 2020?

A “Physician associate” is a relatively new role that started in America several decades ago and has finally made its way to the United Kingdom. It promises to alleviate some of the stress put on doctors, and directly address the shortage of doctors within the

5 Eye-opening Reasons Not to Study Pharmacy

Pharmacy isn’t initially what people think of when planning what they want to spend the rest of their lives doing, however due to advice such as “you will have a secure job right out of university”, many students are led to believe pharmacy is their