Top subjects to study if you want a jobPosted: 11th of August 2015 by
According to official studies, you are more likely to get a job if you study certain subjects.
For example if you study STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) you are more likely to be employed six months after graduating than graduates of other subjects.
The top three STEM subjects for employment are:
- Computer Science
Obviously, one of the best things that you can do is focus your education and training on an area where there are going to be lots of jobs rather than studying really hard and finding that in fact there are no jobs to apply for.
Thinking about growth areas of employment and planning your study around this can really help set you up. We have a full guide to future proofing your career that you can read. It will tell you how many job openings are expected in growth areas as well as information on what the job involves and routes into it.
Some of the greatest growth employment areas are:
For an interactive look at certain jobs that you might be interested in, you can compare up to three job roles using the careerometer tool which uses live data from the LMI for All.
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