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Choosing what to study

Why study your chosen subject?

Each subject area offers a variety of reasons why it could be the perfect fit for you. Find out why you should study your chosen subject below.

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  1. CONTENTS

  2. Subjects A-D

  3. Subjects E-H

  4. Subjects I-M

  5. Subjects N-Z

It can be difficult to choose a university course or choose between similar courses. The pages below will highlight some of the best reasons to consider studying a certain course at uni. 

Subjects A-D

Seven reasons to study Accounting & Finance 
Five reasons to study Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
Six reasons to study Agriculture & Forestry
Five reasons to study American Studies
Six reasons to study Archaeology
Six reasons to study Architecture
Five reasons to study Art & Design
Five reasons to study Biological Sciences
Five reasons to study Building
Six reasons to study Business & Management Studies
Five reasons to study Celtic Studies
Five reasons to study Chemical Engineering
Seven reasons to study Civil Engineering
Six reasons to study Communication & Media Studies
Six reasons to study Computer Science
Five reasons to study Counselling
Five reasons to study Creative Writing
Five reasons to study Dentistry
Five reasons to study Drama, Dance & Cinematics

Subjects E-H

Five reasons to study East & South Asian Studies
Six reasons to study Economics
Five reasons to study Education
Five reasons to study Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Five reasons to study English
Six reasons to study Film Making
Five reasons to study Food Science
Six reasons to study General Engineering
Five reasons to study Geography & Environmental Science
Six reasons to study German
Six reasons to study History
Five reasons to study Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism

Subjects I-M

Four reasons to study Italian
Four reasons to study Land & Property Management
Seven reasons to study Law
Five reasons to study Librarianship & Information Management
Five reasons to study Linguistics
Five reasons to study Marketing
Five reasons to study Mathematics
Four reasons to study Materials Technology
Five reasons to study Mechanical Engineering
Four reasons to study Medical Technology
Seven reasons to study Medicine
Six reasons to study Middle Eastern & African Studies
Five reasons to study Music

Subjects N-Z

Five reasons to study Nursing
Five reasons to study Occupational Therapy
Five seasons to study Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthotics
Six reasons to study Pharmacology & Pharmacy
Six reasons to study Physics & Astronomy
Five reasons to study Physiotherapy
Six reasons to study Politics
Six reasons to study Social Policy
Five reasons to study Social Work
Five reasons to study Sociology
Six reasons to study Theology & Religious Studies
Five reasons to study Town And Country Planning & Landscape Design
Five reasons to study Youth Work

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