It’s one thing to choose the right course and it’s completely another thing to select a course that can secure you a rewarding career. Knowing which degrees are popular for the next couple of years or so can be a wise move to help you find a satisfying alternative career.
Regardless of what you study, it is never too late to change your course if you are concerned about your chances of getting a good income and fulfilling career in the long run.
Industries to consider for studying in Australia
NursingWith Australia’s ageing population and the growth of medical industry over the years, career opportunities for medical courses such as nursing are never-ending. If looking after the health of others gives you joy, then a nursing career is the right one for you. To qualify, you need to take up a nursing course and/or meet the registration requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia.
EducationAlthough the numbers of school-aged children are increasing, the numbers of primary and secondary teachers are slowly declining. If you are interested in the education and training industry, you will need a Bachelor or Postgraduate degree in Education. It is also important that you have the passion to teach and the creativity to deliver lessons in different ways.
Design and ArchitectureEmployment in the architecture industry has shown growth over the past few years, making it one of the more desirable professions in Australia. So if you’ve had an interest in the design of buildings or products, you can now turn that dream into reality. But first you’ll need to complete a Bachelor Degree or a Graduate Diploma in Design and Architecture.
Conservation and Land ManagementDemand for conservation, parks and wildlife workers has been strong over the past five years. Do you love the outdoors and natural environment, or do you care for animals and wildlife? A course in conservation and land management might just get you a job you love in this industry.
Trade Skilled Courses
Thanks to the booming construction industry and real estate market, the demand for project managers is growing. The ongoing surge in urban construction makes skilled occupations very popular as well, offering more job opportunities for carpenters, joiners, electricians, and other trade workers.
Wishing to get a trade skill under your belt? There is a huge range of short courses, TAFE certificates and diplomas that can help you gain industry training and techniques.
To know more about other popular courses, feel free to contact one of IDP’s student support services.