The Course You Study In The University Can Determine Your Future – Read Top 10 Courses In Nigeria
Everyone is caught in the race of getting into school so fast that they pay little or no attention to the course they will study. An individual course of study plays a significant role in the person’s life because it determines the individual future career and level of income that will be available in the nearest future so think twice dear readers. With the right courses, you will be saved from the after NYSC frustration.
This is the most marketable course in the history of man. It might not be the job with the highest pay in Nigeria but I can assure you that you won’t be jobless for so long because I have never seen a jobless doctor, but I have seen some unprofessional ones.
Nigeria is one of the highest oil producing countries in the world and She is also a member of OPEC. Petroleum engineering and other Oil (i don’t mean palm oil and g-oil) related jobs are the highest paid in Nigeria.
ESTATE MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURE/ CIVIL ENGINEERING
A degree in any of these courses places you in a good position for self-employment. Even from school, Architecture students make money drawing plans for people. We consider these courses the second most marketable courses in Nigeria.
COMPUTER SCIENCE COMPUTER ENGINEERING
IT professionals are in hot demand the world over. Nigeria is not different. With special IT skills, your chance is even brighter. The downside is, anybody can learn IT skills, even if he doesn’t study computer engineering.
It is also a course that places you in good position to penetrate the much-sought-after oil industry.
Nurses don’t earn mouth-watering pay, but they are hardly jobless. I see Nurses change jobs like clothes. Hospitals and clinics – private and public – are springing up everyday, and a medium size clinic needs at least 4 Nurses. Some may have as much as 20.
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND OTHER ENGINEERING COURSES
Engineering courses generally sell in the oil and gas industry. In addition these courses are also asked for in other major industries like the automobile, power e.t.c…
Maybe the supply is fast outstripping demand and affecting pricing, Law has declined in economic value. However, it remains a Top 10 course. Whether you decide to practice or go into corporate world, or you decide to go into allied things like real estate agency, you still stand a decent chance of earning decent income with a Law degree.
Mass Communication is marketable because not all universities offer it, but almost all institution need it. Journalism is not seen as exclusive preserve of Mass-comm graduates, as graduates of almost any course are recruited by news outfits. Yet, the course still stands a decent chance.
ECONOMICS / ACCOUNTING
The good thing about Economics is that it fits into many roles. I hesitated to include Accounting here because Accounting degree alone without professional qualifications is not usually so helpful; however, I included it because I expect the accounting graduate to do the needful of writing professional examinations after his degree. Even without professional qualifications, you can still get a decent job with Accounting degree only in the many small to medium scale firms that require the services of accounting graduates.