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A lot of the degrees on the list are what I would consider to be useless, however nursing and architecture are not.
I can't see *cough* Biomedical Scienced on there though *cough :moon:
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Geography, nursing, history, architechture and psychology...? Okay, that's not a silly list at all... :eyeball: :rolleyes:
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How is Geography the worst in terms of job prospects? It is a science, after all (even if on the borderline of natural sciences, from how people speak of it).

Other then that, I mirror what everyone else says in terms of nursing and architecture.

(Original post by kerrydouglas)
I was talking to someone today about this and she mentioned how easy it can be to self-employ with an arts degree whereas with science you need proper facilities. Not sure I agree that it's easier but I definitely think it's a prospect.
What did she mean by "self-employ"? If she meant making art (be it in writing, painting, music, etc) at home then a science graduate could do that too. However, an arts graduate can't work in a lab, which a science graduate (naturally) can.
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Now that's why you should take things you see on the web with a pinch of salt!
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(Original post by dada55)
Stupid list. If you want a career in a subject you enjoy, you work hard for it and you will get it.
The UK only has so many murders a year.
Therefore there are only so many crime scene investigators required.
CSI prompted vast numbers of people to get degrees trying do the exciting made up jazz they saw on TV.

The numbers don't work...
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(Original post by scrotgrot)
True but what if you go on placement, hate every second of it and then don't want to be a nurse? Not much other choice surely?
it's a possibility, but not something the writer had ever considered as a problem, I bet! The medical world is pretty diverse, though, from health visitors to paramedics, so you don't have to work on a ward. Or you could switch sectors entirely.
(Original post by Abdul-Karim)
Environmental health should be up there imo.
But what if you really want to work in Environmental Health? It says in the link that a degree in Environmental Health is necessary! (Although there's an option of getting a post-grad qualification in Environmental Health, after a degree in another subject, which seems like a safer path.)
http://www.prospects.ac.uk/environme...quirements.htm
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Half of my house would disagree with that list. One studies sports and exercise science, the other architecture. I agree with sports science. And possibility in reality, architecture as I'm not sure what the career prospects are like, although out of the arty degrees, architecture is probably one of the most technical/skilful/useful in the real world. Possibly psychology should be on that list. It seems to be really popular, but I don't think there are that many jobs about, especially with all the cuts to the nhs. What about history - there isn't really a specific career it can lead to that needs a degree apart from a history teacher. So for whatever job you apply for, there will probably be competition from people with a relevant degree. I would also say palaeontology - it's really popular at my uni, but there's hardly any palaeo jobs about. Its in the same department as me, so at the start of the year, the careers talk I went to was also for them. A PhD palaeo student gave a talk and shattered the dreams of every palaeo in the room by telling him how there's no jobs, especially for working with dinosaurs. I agree with the criminology/forensics thing as well. There's hardly any jobs for pathology/CSI/forensics etc, but at my 6th form, forensic science was possibly the most popular course.
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Geography shouldn't be on there.

But Underwater Basket Weaving should be.
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It's all up to the student and how they apply themselves after their degree.
**** all wrong with the degree itself.
(Yes I'm butthurt because I'm applying for Music.)
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Where's David Beckham Studies!?
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(Original post by ChemicalBond)
Where's David Beckham Studies!?
Nowhere because it doesn't exist as a degree :sad:
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Geography shouldn't be on there.

But Underwater Basket Weaving should be.
No way, I started as a Junior Weaver at my local pool just this week.

The jobs are out there dude, just need to make sure your application stands out.


But LOL at Nursing being on there. Joke.
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(Original post by ChemicalBond)
Where's David Beckham Studies!?
In the land of not ever having existed as a degree...?
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Fine Arts, Visual Arts and everything that is related to Arts.
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Alot of degree's may not be pointless, but I doubt is worth the 9k a year. These cheap degree's are probably put in place to fund the more expensive degree's, I say a university funding solution.
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(Original post by Dopamine Dreams)
No way, I started as a Junior Weaver at my local pool just this week.

The jobs are out there dude, just need to make sure your application stands out.


But LOL at Nursing being on there. Joke.
I'm not taking that degree. Thanks for the laugh though :lol:
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(Original post by ChemicalBond)
Where's David Beckham Studies!?
While the author was weird enough to put nursing on there (85% employment rate, paid tuition), they weren't mad enough to put non-existent degrees on there!
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(Original post by SecretDuck)
Nowhere because it doesn't exist as a degree :sad:

(Original post by Quady)
In the land of not ever having existed as a degree...?
Lol okay, it's not exactly its own degree, but it did/does exist.... http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/foo...fordshire.html I know it's an old article, but there is/was such thing...
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Geography is number 1? Who made that list, seriously?
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How could they miss Music Tech?
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