There are hundreds of different courses and subject combinations to choose from at more than 100 universities around the UK. Here are just some of the opportunities available to help shape your career plans.
ART & DESIGN
The creative industries cover a vast range of artistic and entrepreneurial
talent. From fashion design to website design, textiles and ceramics to product
design, photography, animation and graphic design.
BUSINESS & ACCOUNTING
Choose from general business courses that give you a broad business
knowledge, or specialise in subjects such as accounting, marketing, retail
management, public relations, human resources, operations management
EARLY YEARS EDUCATION
Early years education relates to the care of children from birth to year two in
primary school. Courses in early years education and early childhood studies
can lead to work in primary schools, nurseries and care.
These are popular courses for those considering a range of careers, from
teaching to communications.
FILM, VIDEO & TV PRODUCTION
Budding film directors, camera operators, animators, cinematographers,
screenwriters and sound engineers are just some of the careers available when
you study courses in film, TV and video production.
HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE
Careers in social care could lead to work in elderly care, end of life care, childcare, working with people with learning difficulties, working with children in care and much more. Other opportunities in the health care sector might include nursing, midwifery, occupational health care, speech therapy and more.
IT, WEB & GAMES
IT skills are also in high demand, whether that’s cybersecurity, coding and web or app development, software development or games development.
LAW & POLITICS
Criminal lawyers, defence solicitors, conveyancing solicitors, wills and probate, family law, business law, international trade are just some of the careers linked to a degree in law. A
degree in politics could lead to careers in local government, lobbying, political journalism or the civil service.
MEDIA & JOURNALISM
From copywriting to video production and honing the legal and journalism skills needed to break a big story, news and the media are still big business whether online or in print.
Social sciences include criminology, economics, political science, human geography, psychology, sociology, anthropology, archaeology, history and linguistics.
Sports science, sports performance, sports nutrition and even sports journalism, are just some of the areas you can study at university if you are a sporty type.
TRAVEL & TOURISM
Courses in travel and tourism can lead to careers in events management, conferencing, hotel and hospitality management, overseas work and roles at leading leisure attractions.
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