Mums and dads would most like their children to be doctors when they grow up, a new poll has found.


MyVoucherCodes asked 1,219 parents what their dream profession would be for their children. Medicine topped the wish list, closely followed by lawyers and scientists.

The top ten professions chosen by parents for their children are:

  1. Doctor
  2. Lawyer
  3. Scientist
  4. Policeman
  5. Sportsman
  6. Entrepreneur
  7. Fireman
  8. Inventor
  9. Politician
  10. Designer

One in 3 mums and dads also admitted they wanted their children to be wealthy when they grow up too. Well it makes sense, they may well be responsible for picking retirement homes after all…