Congratulations! You’ve just completed your high school, and now you look forward to your journey at a reputed university. You have decided on the university of your choice, and are planning to apply for all the paperwork to get you going for a new opportunity and life abroad. But there is one thing to consider -which field do you want to work in? What is the scope of work that you wish for?
Today, we lost out some of the popular courses and fields of study that students opt for overseas:
Now this may not be a surprise to you. Some of the top universities in the world offer some of the most competitive programs in engineering. Aptly touted as one of the most challenging degrees out there, engineering has also gained momentum as one of the most popular courses too. Engineering as diversified into a plethora of sub branches and specializations -mechanical, civil, aerospace, electrical, electronics, computer science, to name a few. Due to its wide range of applications, it covers a very large area of industrial and commercial usage and applications, providing a very wide variety of very well paid career prospects in almost every field.
II) Computer Science:
Although it is a part of engineering, specialization in computer science is the new trend now. With more and more firms and people relying on digital means for storage, processing and application, and with the rise of cloud computing, computer science and related degrees are the new hot of the professional industry. Almost every business heavily relies on data optimization, web hosting and cloud storage. So this comes as no surprise that some of the most competitive and big paying jobs stem out in computer sciences.
III) Hospitality and Tourism:
The hospitality and tourism industry is growing at an exponential rate -thanks to the increase in per capita income and commute becoming cheaper due to more and more options available. This multi billlion dollar industry is seeing a rapid surge in revenue -and careers. A career in hospitality and tourism can land you on a post anywhere from a managerial position to a gourmet chef. With numerous job categories under its belt, an exciting career opportunity that pays well and gives you the option to travel and explore some of the most exotic places in the world, and a flexible job profile with ample growth opportunity, hospitality and tourism is an exiting field to pursue your studies in.
IV) Business Administration:
One of the most sought after courses in the world, and offered by almost all the major universities worldwide, and catapults your career into high paying jobs and positions. Business Anaytics, Accounting, Applied Statistics, Business Communication, Human Resources, Finance etc. are some of the many in-demand specializations present under this course. A degree in Business Administration is almost quintessential for an authoritative positions at companies.
A long and arduous field of study, Medicine covers a wide range of specializations and degrees -Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS, MBChB, BMBS), Doctor of Medicine (MD), or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, to name a few. A very demanding field of study, career opportunities are plentiful, and often very regarding.
There are many, many other courses and specializations offered by universities around the world. Some are ubiquitously spread, whole some very sought after courses are specific to certain colleges. With some research, analyzing market trends and job prospects, and taking their own liking into consideration, students can make an informed decision towards the degree they want to pursue, for a successful and fruitful career.