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I'm just really curious...

Is there like a list of the degrees that people most commonly feel are 'mickey mouse degrees'?
What would you say is a 'mickey mouse degree'?
Would you ever do a 'mickey mouse degree'?
Isn't any degree better than no degree? Seeing as I've read somewhere that many employers don't really look at the degree but just the classification achieved..?
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Not everybody in society is Mozart, or a Leonardo Da Vinci

Let's play to people's strengths, not their weaknesses.

Also, which is why tuition fees are useful - paying for something makes it more valuable.

The truth is, mickey mouse degrees don't actually exist.
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Viking Studies!!!
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In my view a lot of degrees exist simply to exploit the naive and people who want to just go to uni to take a three year holiday before joining reality.

Nothing frustrates me more than when people drone about how 'surprisingly difficult' media studies is.


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War Studies
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Sociology
Psychology
Media Studies
Film Studies
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(Original post by NotJustAName)
Sociology
Psychology
Media Studies
Film Studies
Haha ignorance at its best


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(Original post by soanonymous)
Haha ignorance at its best


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OP, imo there is no such thing as a mickey mouse degree. I would maybe classify the likes of "golf studies" or "football management" as pretty useless, but everything else has its uses. And tbh a degree>no degree, it just depends if it's worth the money and time.
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(Original post by NotJustAName)
Sociology
Psychology
Media Studies
Film Studies
Out of interest, if psychology is useless, where will all the clinical and forensic psychologists come from?
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I'd add geography to the list of Mickey Mouse degrees


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Liberal Arts
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Some are completely pointless like I heard there was a degree after david beckham don't know how true it is though :s

I wouldn't call it a mickey mouse degree, but maybe the lack of career paths it leads to/get into it - History
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anything that is basically not STEM.

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(Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
anything that is basically not STEM.

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You're incredibly ignorant.
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(Original post by Damien_Dalgaard)
anything that is basically not STEM.

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Why?
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I'm so done with these threads...
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Nothing. Any degree is significant to the student.
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Some are completely pointless like I heard there was a degree after david beckham don't know how true it is though :s

I wouldn't call it a mickey mouse degree, but maybe the lack of career paths it leads to/get into it - History
History and other arts and humanities degrees are good investments if you know what you want to do and have relevant ECs.
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You're incredibly ignorant.
non-stem jealousy

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Why?
Because most of them don't end up doing anything relevant in their field.

Also statistically students who do art degrees get lower a levels than those who do stem subjects.

Reserved.

Reserved once more.
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non-stem jealousy



Because most of them don't end up doing anything relevant in their field.

Also statistically students who do art degrees get lower a levels than those who do stem subjects.

Reserved.

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Show us some stats. Also, just because they may not do anything 'relevant' in their field doesn't mean they can't have rewarding careers. Also, bare in mind that 'bad' universities offer more fluffy arts subjects than STEM subjects.
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