Paramedic Science

Paramedics are usually the first medical professional to attend the scene of an accident or emergency. Usually they’ll work as part of a two personal ambulance crew, with an ambulance technician, or with an emergency care assistant.

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Pathology: the science behind the cure

Pathology is the study of disease. Pathologists work with doctors and nurses in hospitals and GPs' surgeries to diagnose, treat and prevent illness.

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Pharmacology Degree Courses

Pharmacology is the study of drugs and their effect on the human body. As such, it falls under the broad umbrella of medicine but requires a shorter time commitment to qualify, usually four or five years. After graduation qualified pharmacologists may find themselves undertaking a variety of roles, from advising customers in a chemist's to provide consultation at large hospitals. An interest in and aptitude for the sciences, particularly Chemistry, is an absolute must for all applicants. As with all medical qualifications, make sure that your course is fully accredited before applying or you may be unable to work within an industry that is necessarily highly regulated.

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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists make up a key part of many medical teams as they help patients, maintain, improve, or restore movement after damage, injury, or operation.

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Studying Medicine: An Overview

Studying medicine is one of the most popular and most prestigious university options in the UK, with over 21,000 students applying every year. Studying medicine at university is the first step towards a career as a doctor, surgeon, GP or consultant, and can lead to excellent prospects and a highly rewarding job, both personally and financially.

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Undergraduate Paramedic Science

If you’re looking for an exciting, rewarding career where you’ll be working as part of a team to save people’s lives then have you considered an undergraduate degree in Paramedic Science?

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Veterinary Medicine Degree Courses

Veterinary Medicine is an ideal fit or any applicant with a strong aptitude for science subjects and a passion for animals. Like an ordinary medical degree, the path to qualifying in Veterinary Medicine is a long and difficult one. Vets must have a strong grasp of the physiology and treatment of any number of different species and, even then, you're never sure what might walk through the door. A talent for research is a must, therefore, as you will need to continue updating your knowledge throughout your career. Most Veterinary Medicine degrees are five years plus work experience so you must be sure that you are committed to the field before applying. Once qualified, however, the rewards can be substantial, financially, professionally and, for animal lovers, emotionally.

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Why Study Medicine At University?

Studying medicine at one of the 33 UK medical schools is a highly popular choice, with around three applicants for every medical school place. This is because medicine offers so much in terms of personal fulfillment, financial rewards, job security and career progression, with many consultant and GP salaries exceeding £100,000 per year.

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Alternatives to Medical School

Getting into medical school is a fiercely competitive process and courses are hugely oversubscribed. This means that, despite your best efforts, you may not get a place at your chosen university.

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