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Choosing a Course

Things to think about when choosing

Choosing a subject and course to study can seem a daunting task. There are so many choices to make that you may feel overwhelmed by it all. There is no one course which suits everyone, so we know how important it is to find the right one for you. The best way to decide what you would like to study is to ask yourself the following questions. 

  • Which subjects interest me?
  • What are my talents?
  • What job would I like to do after attending university or college?
  • Which academic skills would I like to improve?

Considering a Career

Where can your study take you?

Although we know that for many career paths employers do not specify a particular discipline, there are jobs where a degree in a specific subject is necessary. It is also interesting and informative to see what, for example, history graduates have done after graduation and where a degree in that subject might take you.

Career Guides
  • Here we list subject areas and show what graduates in these subjects went on to do after graduation: did they take a further course of study; were they employed in a a graduate job, or a non-graduate job; what percentage of graduates didn't take a job at all and became unemployed.
  • We link to the best universities for each subject.
  • We tell you where the jobs are, what jobs are directly related to a subject and suggest jobs where a particular subject might be useful.
Top Graduate Employers
  • Who are the major employers of graduates?
  • You can see the latest Graduate Employer League Table and find out which companies recruit graduates across the regions.

Personal Statements

Deciding on a course is just one part of the process — you also need to be accepted and writing a great personal statement can really help. Here the experts provide some top tips for getting it right.

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