Whether you are currently studying for a medical degree or if you contemplating it in the near future and you are interested in finding out what kinds career paths are available to you once you graduate, then read on as we’ll discussing your options. If you are nearing the end of your course and unsure whether you want a career as a nurse or doctor after being put off during work placement in a busy hospital then you may be interested to see what else is available.
For those students on medical degree courses who do not wish to pursue a career path in a hospital environment there are a number of options open to them depending upon the economy and the availability of jobs that is.
Medical Degree Career Route Choices
If you are about to graduate from a medical degree course then other than becoming a doctor or nurse you may also be interested in pursuing one the following medical related career paths:
If you have a keen interest in oral hygiene and have good people skills you may be interested in a career as a dentist either for the N.H.S or within private dentistry practice. With a medical qualification such as a degree you will be able to become either a dentist or dental hygienist.
For those medical degree students who have a keen interest in sports and fitness, a career in sports medicine, physiotherapy or osteopathy may be an option worth pursuing.
General Practitioner (GP)
Or if you still want to be a doctor and deal with every day health issues from the general public but don’t wish to work in a hospital environment then you may wish to work as a general practitioner in a local surgery near your home location or further afield.
Other options for medical degree graduates are jobs within the medical research field, which may be of interest, in this field you could research medical cures for diseases such as aids and cancer or find new faster recovery rate treatments for trauma injuries caused in accidents. Medical Journalist
Of course if you are totally turned off by the idea of getting involved with people’s illnesses and ailments directly, you may wish to pursue a career as a medical journalist or become an author of medical degree course literature. You may even choose to go into the education system and teach others medical sciences though you would need to also complete a teaching qualification in addition to current academic course.
So you can see there are many choices available to medical students once they graduate in a variety of fields other than the conventional ward nurse or doctor.
What are your career choices as a graduate? And where can you study for in the Czech Republic? To find out more, go to the C.M.U.C.A.S website – www.cmucas.com