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Alternative master's degree with a bachelor in physics

  1. Nov 27, 2014 #1
    I'm in my second year of my physics bachelor's (in the Netherlands) and my average score is about an 8.5. I like physics, but... I've already realized that an academic career in physics is not at all what i want to persue.
    (eg. no theoretical physics/experimental physics in a lab). Basically, within 10 years, rather than sitting at a desk all day at a university, I see myself working/doing research for a company. That's why I'm thinking about a couple of different masters degrees that still require the skills i learned (ideally, a bs in physics). I am thinking about a master that has something to do with biology (cellular level), developing drugs or medical machines or programming.

    What would you advice me to do? What direction should i be looking for and what step could i already take to make the transition somehow a bit smoother (considering I have no advanced knowlegde of biology or medical sciences).
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  3. Nov 27, 2014 #2
    So you're interested in biomedical engineering?
  4. Nov 27, 2014 #3
    So you'd rather sit at a desk all day at a company?
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