Career choice

Powerful Essays
Pharmacy Undergraduate
Students: Career Choices &
Expectations Across A
Four-Year Degree Programme

Keith Wilson, Jill Jesson, Chris Langley, Katie Hatfield and
Laura Clarke.
Aston University

August 2006

Page 2

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CONTENTS
1.

SUMMARY.................................................................................................................. 1

1.1

Context of the Study.................................................................................................... 1

1.2

UCAS Data Analysis ................................................................................................... 1

1.3

Survey ......................................................................................................................... 1

1.3.1

Motivations and Influences.......................................................................................... 1

1.3.2

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