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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Your question doesn't make sense. 'What subjects do the best companies involve?' A degree subject =/= a company. A company has different functions, all of which hire different individuals skilled in different areas.

    A software company will want to hire a good software engineer for a software engineering job. They might have a CS degree, an engineering degree, an English degree or a Physics degree - it doesn't matter, what's important is how good they are as a software engineer.

    You need to reframe the way you look at jobs and degrees in general.


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    Assuming I was going to get a degree and then open a company based on the subject area which my degree was in.

    Never mind I don't know why this thread is still going on tbh I don't care anymore.
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    Assuming I was going to get a degree and then open a company based on the subject area which my degree was in.

    Never mind I don't know why this thread is still going on tbh I don't care anymore.
    Now you've qualified the question. But you kind of have to understand that a product's/service's profitability is based on the current demand and anticipated future demand for that product/service.

    Because products/services tend to be very specialist, the probability that what you learn at university (i.e. a general education around the theoretical aspects of different subjects, be that CS, Engineering etc) will translate into the company you start making a lot of money is low.

    So even then, it's not about the degree but rather the quality of concept, demand for that concept and execution of whichever company you intend on starting; regardless of the field. Although, you could argue that PhD students working on new ideas, could translate their expertise into a company, if there is sufficient demand for that expertise.

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    (Original post by Squishy•)
    😄 well yeah haha I'm just wondering how all these millionaires and rich people got so much money. Like what they do
    they either
    a) have a popular business
    OR
    b) are part of the kardashian family...
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    You have no idea what to do. You think there's some magic degree that'll set you up with a happy and wealthy life. This is the sort of talk they ingrain in you at school, that you have to get straight As in GCSE, then go straight in to college and get As, then go straight into uni, come out with a degree 3 or 4 years later, a 2:1 will do, and you're set for life. Want a bit more dosh? More qualifications? Get a PhD, that's the only option.

    And if you don't do exactly this, if you don't get GCSEs, or if you don't do A Levels at college, you can't go to uni, or do certain qualifications.

    But all this isn't true.

    So stop and take your time. You might not know what you want to do for years, but chances are it's something you enjoyed as a kid and still are a bit of a local expert on. It might not even require qualifications.
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    Plumbing or prostitution.

    Although my personal favourite is the guy who pocketed £7m after pretending for 25yrs to be a council parking attendant at Bristol Zoo.
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    Depends on the person. I have 4A*s at A2 but knowing my skills I will struggle to find a crap job after uni
 
 
 
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