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scientific researcher in finding cures for disease? which university b. degree????? (1 Viewer)

theloorloor

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If my ultimate dream was to become a scientific researcher in finding cures for diseases. Out of these degrees which one would be the best path. I know that I will have to get a phd, but for bachelors?

- bachelor of pharmacy
- bachelor of science
 

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Re: scientific researcher in finding cures for disease? which university b. degree???

Bachelor of Science.

A Bachelor of Pharmacy will probably get you making pharmaceuticals or cosmetics, you won't necessarily be doing research. You'll have to do Honours as well as a PhD if you want to do research into diseases. Finding a university strong in microbiology, immunology, medicinal chemistry would be beneficial. You should also know that find a cure for a disease takes an extremely long time.
 
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wow... so ambitious, as viva_la_albert said it will take a very long time and hard work, collaboration and stress. The majority of people will fail so I suggest a combined degree of science with arts, commerce or computer science so you actually have a back-up in case the shit hits the fan.

Dreams are good, but you have to be a realist first.
 

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Re: scientific researcher in finding cures for disease? which university b. degree???

Hi, At UWS, we have a Postgraduate Research team which specifically deal with enquiries from students wanting to one day obtain a PhD. You can contact our Research team on sa-research@uws.edu.au for advice on what Bachelor's degree you should study. Best regards, UWS Course Info.
 

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