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Medicine is a highly vocational degree with almost hundred percent employment rates. Many people think that medicine is a degree with the narrowest scope possible. But this field has so many hidden career opportunities. There are many jobs which are related directly to the degree include a cardiologist, clinical radiologist, general practice doctor, physician associate, and psychiatrist.
There are 60 different areas in which a medical graduate can specialize. It is very important for someone pursuing this field to have a good CV so that his/ her options can be enhanced in the future.
Students can take up voluntary work and get involved with medical societies to supplement his/ her medical degree. Also, medical students have an opportunity to serve in different areas such as the armed forces, prisons, hospitals or research agencies, clinical trial organizations, residential nursing homes, University teachings, air ambulance services, overseas aid agencies, etc. Students can also opt for studying further by doing a two-year foundation programme. This programme can give the students a chance to practice medicine in U.K.
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Doctors after completing their degree either opt for general practice or specialize in some particular field. Some of the major career options which one can pursue after competition of his/ her medical degree are as follows:
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Therefore, the traditional conceptions of people studying medicine and becoming a doctor are gone now. Like any other field, medical too has a vast variety of opportunities to offer for the students with different areas of interest. Other jobs where a medical degree would be useful include healthcare scientist, adult nurse, midwife, paramedic, science writer, health scientist, etc.
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