SERIOUS HELP with Career choice please !

Dr. Duncan Clark Duncan at nospam.demon.co.uk
Mon Jun 14 05:51:51 EST 1999

In article <7jroku$mkb$1 at nclient1-gui.server.virgin.net>, Alistair Gates
<al.g2 at virgin.net> writes
>I do not particularly enjoy chemistry, but I really love biology. I want
>some suggestions on courses which lead to careers that have a bit more of
>research at the end-point. What sort of jobs are available, and what are the
>salaries like.

UK salaries for science are generally lower than the US. 

>Is there a business angle to biology, and how would I exploit it by doing a
>certain course ?

Do an MBA after a degree or M.Sc. Patent law may be a good area. 

Whatever you do, do not specialise too soon, especially if you go on to
do a Ph.D. Keep your 'expertise' as wide as possible. 

The problem with being on the cutting edge is that you occasionally get 
sliced from time to time....

Duncan Clark
DNAmp Ltd.
Tel: +44(0)1252376288
FAX: +44(0)8701640382

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