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These Are The Top 5 Academic Courses With A Lot Of Scope Today

Media Studies

Education has brought us where we are today. At the edge of our society, leading the charge for growth and development stands our education system. All disciplines that are being studied now emerged at some point in time as revolutionary.

Over the course of many years, we have mastered each and every aspect of these subjects. And now the resultant development has given birth to new subjects that are pivotal in shaping the face of our future.

In this article, I will tell you about such subjects which you can pursue as career options. They are multidimensional in approach and are popular courses today. So, let us take a look at what these subjects are.

  1. Media Studies
    Often proclaimed to be one of the most important pillars of democracy, media is a focal point of our lifestyle today. From our morning news to the evening gossip, it all depends on our news feed. From the incorporation of new angles to cover stories on tragedies in far off cities, media studies have helped in making it all better.
    As the world becomes a more and more transparent place, information is power; the carrier of this power, the torchbearers of this transparency is media studies. It is a popular course available in a number of universities around the world.
    There are even one-year diploma courses that get you industry ready. Needless to pay, it also attracts a good salary package.

  2. Cyber Security
    Most of what we do today is computer-based. International trade and defense are increasingly becoming online affairs. Cyber attacks are the latest threats that countries face. Even multinational corporations are not safe from this.
    In the face of such urgency, cybersecurity experts are an asset. Their job determines the smooth functioning of an entire economy. There are many short term courses that get you ready for the multi-faceted threats that the job requires you to handle.
    The certificates in this field are costly but worth their fee. After having some industry exposure, you can get a lucrative offer from big companies too.

  3. App Development
    I am sure you must already be familiar with this option. There is nothing new about this one. With the number of new apps that are debuting in the market every passing day, the requirement for app developers is on the rise.
    There are many who have their own unique business ideas but lack the IT expertise to put it into play. By becoming an independent app developer, you can earn a lot even if you decide to work from home.
    Many educational institutions are offering this course to students having a background in computer applications. The course demands a lot of time and commitment from your end but rewards accordingly too.

  4. Digital Marketing
    The most important front of a company today is its digital front. It needs to have an online front if it wants to grow and prosper. The consumer of today likes to know all about the brand even before he/she walks into a store.
    All of this is facilitated by the digital arm of the company. From the promotion of products on the online media to conducting campaigns for new and upcoming products, digital marketing is the king. Some of the most sought-after MBA specialization as of today is for digital marketing.
    The trend is just beginning. As product placement embraces the growing online presence of society, this demand is set to rise even further. Make the most of it today.

  5. Social Work
    With the world changing at the pace it is, there is also increased awareness about those who are not as fortunate as us. And in response to this, people from all over the world are coming together to form organizations that can help those less fortunate than us. These organizations require efficient people to execute their vision. Social work is one of the most satisfying fields.

If you like interacting with people and have a genuine need to help them out, there are a lot of people waiting for you. Engage in this field, whether local, national or international level and make a difference.


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Ryan Miller
Senior associate editor at ​the CEOWORLD magazine. Raised in Boston with a Brooklyn accent.
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