Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Donal Kane from Construction Industry Federation to give some advice for people considering this job:


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Once you’re willing to listen, take advice and work hard there are many options for career paths / future development.

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
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Pharmaceutical science is the practice of creating drugs. The field draws from a wide range of other sciences, including mathematics, chemical engineering, and biology.

The first year of this course provides a foundation in a variety of science subjects, followed by an in-depth study of all braches of chemistry and pharmaceutical science. There is an eight-month paid work placement during year 3.

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