Career type and the degree to lead you there

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Choosing a university is a big step, so it’s important to find out as much as you can before you make your decision. And while it is completely fine to not know what you want to do after university, if you do have some idea and aren’t sure which degree to go for, the table below can help you to work out which degree will help you on to that career path. Further study may be required for some of these occupations after graduation. Of course, these are not the only jobs you can do, but this is a good place to start.

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CareerDegree typeRecommended Universities (Nigeria)
AccountingBanking and Finance, Public Administration, Accounting
ActingDrama, Performing Arts, Theatre and Film Studies
AdvertisingBusiness Management, Public Relations and Advertising, Mass Communication
AnthropologistArchaeology, Sociology, Linguistics, AnthropologistUniversity of Ibadan
HotelHospitality and Hotel Management, Hotel and Tourism Management
ArchaeologistArchaeology, History, Geography, Sociology, Classics
BarristerLaw, Civil Law, Political Science / International Law and Diplomacy
Broadcast journalistMass Communication, Political Science, Economics
SurveyorEstate Management, Geography and Geosciences, Geography And Environmental Management, Geography and Regional Planning, Civil Engineering
DentistDentistry
DieticianNutrition and Dietetics, Agriculture, Biochemistry
Digital marketingPublic Relations and Advertising, Media studies, Marketing
DoctorMedicine, Veterinary Medicine, Optometry
EcologistBiology, Botany, Ecology and Environmental Studies, Geography, Marine Biology, Zoology
EconomistEconomics, Mathematics, Home Economics, Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
EngineerEngineering (all forms), Mathematics, Physics
Estate agentEstate Management, Quantity Surveying, Land Surveying, Urban and Regional Planning
EventsTourism, Hospitality and Events Management, Marketing
SurveyorEstate Management, Geography and Geosciences, Geography And Environmental Management, Geography and Regional Planning, Civil Engineering
DentistDentistry
DieticianNutrition and Dietetics, Agriculture, Biochemistry
Digital marketingPublic Relations and Advertising, Media studies, Marketing

Facilities managerBuilding
Farm managerVeterinary Medicine, Agriculture, Business Administration, Fisheries
Fashion designerFashion Design and Clothing Technology, Art and Design, Vocational Education
Forensic scientistForensic Science, Biological Sciences, Archaeology, Psychology, Study Criminology and Securities Studies
Game developerComputer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Software Engineering
Graphic designerFilm and Video Studies, Fine Art / Fine and Applied Arts
Health and safetyHealth And Safety Education, Human Kinetics and Health Education, Health Information Management, Public Health Technology
Human resourcesBusiness Management, Human Resources, Psychology, Sociology, International Relations and Human Resources Management
InsuranceInsurance, Actuarial Science, Business Management, Economics
InterpreterLinguistics, Modern Languages, French, Chinese, German, English
ITBusiness Management, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering
MarketingMarketing, Public Relations and Advertising, Business Management, Media and Communications, IT
Nurse/midwifeNursing, Midwifery
Office managerBusiness Administration, Business Management, Computer Science, Human Resource Management
OpticianOptometry
PharmacistPharmacy, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biomedical Science
Public relationsEnglish, Business Management, Marketing, Politics, Public Relations and Advertising
PublishingMedia and Communication Studies, Information Science and Media Studies, Modern Languages
Facilities managerBuilding
Farm managerVeterinary Medicine, Agriculture, Business Administration, Fisheries
Fashion designerFashion Design and Clothing Technology, Art and Design, Vocational Education
Forensic scientistForensic Science, Biological Sciences, Archaeology, Psychology, Study Criminology and Securities Studies
SalesMarketing, Business Management, Public Administration, Public Relations and Advertising
Social workSocial work, Civil Law, Politics
SportsScience, Health Science, Physiotherapy, Physical and Health Education
StatisticianStatistics, Economics, Mathematics, Accounting
TeacherEducation
TourismManagement, Marketing, Business Management,
VetVeterinary science, Biology, Zoology, Environmental Biology

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