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Physics What are good biology/physics-based jobs?

  1. Feb 20, 2009 #1
    I'm in my final year of high school and thinking about uni courses I should take but I'm not sure what kinda of job I want at the end of it. So, I'm a bit unsure with uni courses to take.

    I would love a biology/physics based job.
    I was thinking something in nanotechnology and it's application in biology but I'm not sure if there is such a job and if they are in demand.
    Also I'm not sure if it will pay well, not nessecarily hundreds of thousands of dollars but enough so I don't have to live out of a breifcase.

    So what do you think I should do?
    Any jobs out there that I should look into?

    Thanks =D
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  3. Feb 20, 2009 #2


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    You might want to look into medical physics. It combines physics and biology, there is a large demand for qualified medical physicists now and into the foreseeable future, and the pay is pretty good.
  4. Feb 22, 2009 #3
    Medical physics sounds ideal for you, but you will need a pretty competitive GPA and test scores to get into a medical physics program.
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