Ten Demanding Courses To Study In Nigeria (A New Generation)

You are wondering if that course is the right choice for you, yes!

After you seamlessly go through this list, you can be rest assured you have chosen the right path. A new research has revealed the most remunerative subjects to study at any University in order to get the highest paying salaries.

The data, compiled by salary bench-marking website Emolument crowd sourced data from 55,000 different graduates to examine salaries five years after graduation.

 

 

Among a wide spectrum of degrees offered at Nigerian universities, there are some which enjoy a higher global popularity, Some might go for a course just cause there’s an increasing size of jobs in the job market,

“It’s not just about getting a job after graduating; it’s about getting a job where you earn a lot of income”

Let’s take a look at the 10 demanding bachelor degrees to study in Nigeria for a triumphant career…

Most demanding degrees in Nigeria are:

  1. Computer Sciences and Technology.
  2. Medicine.
  3. Engineering.
  4. Law.
  5. Business and Management.
  6. Social Sciences.
  7. Estate Management
  8. Media and Communication.
  9. Entrepreneurship.
  10. Arts.

Computer Sciences and Technology

As we all know, Technology is the most demanding right now globally, As computers continue their imperious march into our everyday lives, computer science degrees are ever more vital to organizations and the graduates, therefore, exceptionally employable.

 

 

The latest QS ranking shows that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as the number 1 university in the world, It’s six years in a row at the top for MIT and in second position is Stanford University based in the city of Silicon Valley (The City of Technology) in the US.

Technology is over taking the world, be rest assured that a degree in this course of study guarantees you a top notch paying job. There are several universities in Nigeria offering computer sciences and technology, feel free to choose the best and get ready for the life of a programmer!

Medicine

The variety of courses, the outstanding quality of education and consequently the future prospects it promises, Regardless of what medical course you choose to attend here in Nigeria, the benefits afterward are plenty. Studying Medicine is long lasting, ranges 5–7 years, Medicine students get a job immediately after they graduate.

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All over the world, there is a great uniformity of medical science knowledge and practice. This means that by graduating from a medical University in Nigeria you can find a job and work in any hospital in Nigeria or anywhere else in the world. This does not apply to many other disciplines! With a medical degree, you’re open to a wide range of job options like;

Here are the most popular degrees in Medicine:

  • Surgery…
  • Dentistry…
  • Molecular Medicine…
  • Veterinary Surgery…
  • Nursing…
  • Psychotherapy…
  • Bio-medicine…
  • Pharmacy…
  • Medical Biotechnology…

 

Engineering

Oh Yes! You dream of working at a big company like Shell, a standard oil company, chevron or a major engineering Industry in Nigeria and overseas, this is the right degree course of study for you, Choosing engineering as a career will enhance your ability to think, a career in engineering requires a pretty unique set of skills. So it’s only right that it comes with a competitive salary.

Here are 10 Highest Paying Engineering Jobs.

  • Petroleum Engineers. …
  • Nuclear Engineers. …
  • Aerospace Engineers. …
  • Engineering Managers. …
  • Chemical Engineers. …
  • Electrical Engineers. …
  • Biomedical Engineers. …
  • Materials Engineers…

Law

Globally and here in Africa, law degrees have become very popular (indeed highly competitive). Get ready to dress corporate and wear white and black for the next 5 years on campus with an additional one year (Law School).

Law is one of the most respected professions in the world and it offers great career opportunities for its graduates. Its a very demanding course and you’ll have a generous ample of books to read to attain good grades, Law school is the final part of the journey and it requires you to put in your best to graduate.

Law school is intensive that your best at the university won’t likely guarantee you a good grade at Law School. And guess what, if you fail a course at Law school, you are not graduating (Don’t be scared to follow your passion).

Here are the best and popular law degrees at Nigerian universities:

  • Bachelor of Law…
  • Criminology and Law…
  • Master of Laws…
  • Civil Law…
  • International Human Rights Law…
  • Criminal Justice…

Business and Management

Business-related courses top the list of Nigeria’s most popular degrees; Accounting is the language of serious business. It is a very marketable and widely known course in Nigeria.

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A degree in Business related course is always handy to have even if you’re passionate about art, music, IT or engineering, because you’ll learn how to start and manage any business. If something fails or goes wrong, you’ll have the skills to start again. And that’s one big comforting plus. Furthermore, it will please your parents because they can be rest assured there are always jobs on the market for such a qualification.

Here are most popular Nigerian degrees in Business:

  • Business Administration…
  • Economics…
  • Finance and Management…
  • International Business…
  • Marketing…
  • Banking and Finance…
  • Accounting…
  • International Management…
  • Business Analytics…

 

Social Sciences

Valued for the quality of education carried out by professional academic staff and modern educational facilities, Nigerian social sciences courses are highly sought-after. The main reason why it is important to study the social sciences is because knowledge of the social sciences can help us improve our societies.

For example, one area of social science is sociology. One thing that a sociologist might study is the impact of various governmental programs on the behaviors of the people who participate in them. If a sociologist studies welfare program, for example, and finds that it does not help its clients have a better life, that is an important finding. When social scientists discover things like that, it can help governments better understand what sorts of policy choices to make.

Overall, then, it is important to study social sciences so that we can get the sorts of information that can help us create better societies.

Here are most popular Nigerian degrees in Social Sciences:

  • Psychology…
  • Political Science…
  • History…
  • Linguistics…
  • Anthropology…

 

Estate Management

Estate management covers a large variety of disciplines. Estate management covers the areas of architecture, land law or property law, building construction, quantity surveying and land surveying, land economics and general economics, agriculture and agricultural economics, town planning and public utilities, all these courses and discipline play vital roles in the life and practice of an estate management student or practitioner.

Graduates of estate management can take up job opportunities in various industries, some of them are professional real estate firms, government, banks and financial institutions, Oil and gas companies, mortgage institutions, law courts, property investment and development companies, property management companies.

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Here are most popular Nigerian degrees in Estate Management:

  • Estate Surveyor and Valuer…
  • Chartered loss adjuster…
  • Construction manager…
  • Town planner…
  • Property manager…
  • Facilities manager…
  • Real estate marketer…
  • Maintenance officer/manager…
  • Project manager…
  • Project coordinator/supervisor…
  • Estate agent…

Media and Communication

Being home to several globally valued and respected film and television companies, Nigeria is a hub for media and communication passionate students. Your Media and Communication degree in Nigeria will open you to a wide variety of highly paid jobs and challenging careers.

With a degree in this course, you can work in TV stations, Radio stations, Newspaper publishing firms and so on. The Entertainment Industry is at large now.

Here are the most popular degrees in Nigeria in Media and Communication:

 

Entrepreneurship

Though this is a newly introduced course in many Universities, A degree in Entrepreneurship is always handy to have even. The concept of entrepreneurship goes beyond business creation; it includes improving the student’s ability to adapt to societal changes. Entrepreneurship education has made so many contributions that make it not only important to self-development of an individual but also to our nation.

 

Arts

Art courses are enjoying a steady increasing popularity among talented students. Brilliant study modules and a thriving creative environment of renowned artists make Art as a course of study a top preference. Additionally, an art degree in Nigeria gets you closer to numerous attractive jobs in the future. The demand artistic minds is on a high , Here are just a few examples of what amazing things you could do: logo design, photography, game design, book and magazine illustrations, Photoshop, and so on. Other departments are: Media production, Broadcasting, Writing, Communication arts and so many others.

 

EDUCATION IS “KEY” TO ENDING POVERTY

We hope we’ve given you some good ideas to play with when you try to decide what to study even if you’re not quite sure what profession is right for you.


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