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Would it be Banking/Finance? I'm only interested in a degree which will guarantee a profitable return.
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Generally if you get high you can earn quite a lot, for example if you join the grad scheme of a supermarket and make it to something senior at Head Office you'll be making a lot of money.

Starting your own business and making it very successful is probably the most common way to extreme wealth, but obviously there is a lot of risk attached to that in terms of bankruptcy etc.

Banking and Finance may be the next the most obvious, but the attrition rate is very high in finance in the City by all accounts.

Liberal professions such Law and Accountancy see quite a few wealthy individuals and Law has a few who make 1 million plus, but these are very much the exception and getting there is very hard. Given you're struggling with apostrophes Law may not be ideal

The oil industry is one which regularly pays high salaries if you're interested in that. Ditto diamond/precious metals/phosphate etc. mining, though often these require you to work away from home for long periods.

In terms of 'guaranteed' money purely by virtue of having a particular degree then Medicine/Dentistry/Vet are the obvious ones as the numbers taking them are capped by the government. However, the money Doctors earn for the responsibility they have isn't particularly stratospheric.

And of course there is quick, big money in human trafficking, sex trafficking, drug running, drug dealing, doing bank jobs and other well known crimes!

In short you can make a lot of money if you want. However you will have to work very hard throughout your life, likely sacrifice other things in order to do so and getting a particular degree is never a one way ticket to some megabucks job, though it can of course help set you on that path.
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Dealing cocaine on a global scale.
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Dealing cocaine on a global scale.
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Just to add it really depends on the individual.

I know somebody who went to a pretty good uni to do accounting and has a good job, but nothing special and somebody who dropped out of uni but because of their experience, persistence and skills has a great job and they earn a bucket load.
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I've found a good profession for you OP:
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And no degree is required either.
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Become a footballer
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Would it be Banking/Finance? I'm only interested in a degree which will guarantee a profitable return.
Then you may as well give up now.
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(Original post by chiligrinder)
Dealing cocaine on a global scale.
Alternatively, there's also gun dealing.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viktor_Bout
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