It is not too early to start thinking about your career. Depending on the industry and career path you want to go in to, you may need to study specific subjects at school and university.
Whether you know your future career plans, or simply want to explore your options, our career guides will help you with choosing the right degree.
Each career guide explores what a particular job involves, daily responsibilities, key skills, salary and qualifications.
Architects design buildings, such as houses, shops, offices and factories. Find out about architecture careers, key skills and salary.
There are four main types of engineer: chemical, civil, electrical and mechanical. It is a broad field and engineers work in many different industries. Find out the different routes to an engineering career.
Mechanical engineering involves the design, development and operation of machines and systems. Discover daily responsibilities, salary, key skills and career opportunities for mechanical engineers.
To become a hospital doctor in the UK, you need to complete a medical degree and many years of training. Find out if it is the career for you.
To become a lawyer in the UK, you need to complete a university degree and several years of training. Find out about qualifications you need and career opportunities.
Medicine is a wide field with many areas you can specialise in. Read our guide to find out what the career involves and skills you need.
Lawyers advise clients on all aspects of the law and present cases at court proceedings and hearings. Learn about different areas of law and what the career involves.