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How university prepares you for a career

Although I went to university without a clear pathway in mind, I chose to study Business Management with Finance and Placement Year BSc. Business Management can open doors to many jobs and I told myself that I could find my way along the course and at least get a job at the end of it….

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Ugonna Okoro

What is it like studying Biomedical Science at University of Brighton?

Develop your style at Brighton You can direct your own learning and suggest tools and methods that help you understand complex physiological systems. I have used and observed lab equipment including confocal, electron and atomic microscopes, spectrometers, spirometer and four-lead electrocardiograms. Real-life benefits of study My favourite module was Diet and Exercise. One of the…

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Seniz Mustafa

What is it like studying Ecology at University of Brighton?

Do your research for university Choosing what to study was slightly difficult as there are a range of courses related to the environment, each specialising in different areas. Originally I wanted to study zoology because I loved learning about animals, but I changed my mind to ecology because I also wanted to learn about the…

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Kerry Hullands

What is it like studying Education at Brighton?

I enjoyed reading more about the lectures The transition to degree level was for me mostly noticeable in the amount of reading, I had done a literature A-level but the amount of reading I have done on this degree is definitely more. However, this is also a benefit as I am always interested in the…

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Bethany Croucher

What is it like studying Engineering at University of Brighton?

Develop your specialism at Brighton Engineering is a very structured course so all the mechanical, automotive, and aeronautical students work together until the third year. All engineers learn the foundations of a variety of areas before narrowing into individual strains in the final year. I think this structure works very well. The group projects within…

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Tim Bonner

What is it like studying Maths at University of Brighton?

I’m adapting to university study Mathematics is not the easiest of courses, as you may expect. Lots to learn and remember. That being said, I have had great support returning to education after taking four years away from studying and day by day I’m finding it easier and progressing with my work. We’re assessed in…

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Lenka Huntly

What is it like studying Nursing at university?

Nursing is my dream job I have always wanted to study nursing but it took me a while to get there. I had a teaching degree already and I was working so it was a financially difficult decision. When I found out that I could get a student loan for a second degree (provided it…

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Nick Worman

What is it like studying Paramedic Science at Brighton?

The pandemic encouraged me to study at university I worked in travel for seven years and the pandemic finally give me the encouragement to do something new. I wanted to go to university and study a degree that would provide me with a rewarding career. I’ve always loved working with people and mentoring. Paramedics came…

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Emmanuel Akyeampon

What is it like studying Pharmacy at University of Brighton?

The foundation year prepared me for university I found the transition from studying at sixth-form to university very smooth. During my foundation year, I felt the lecturers explained well and showed how different (and often easier) studying Pharmacy at university is compared with science at A-level. I was shown how I was expected to deliver…

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What is it like studying Medicine at university?

Medical students interact with patients early on Within my first week of studying I was spending an afternoon in A&E at University Hospitals Sussex so we very quickly got comfortable interacting with patients. I’m in year 3 now where we have one day of lectures and Tuesday to Friday is on placement on a hospital…

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