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    Was just wondering would you say an economics degree is it worth it? Some people have said it's not worth choosing and you may aswell do a better degree as it will open up more career options and is more respected. Was looking on people's opinions on this, thanks.
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    depends on what you're interested and what you intend to do

    many employers don't really care what degree you do as long as you show you've got the right motivations/interests and preferably experience in their area of work. however, ofc some jobs such as medicine, engineering and those that require specialst skills will be closed off to someone who only has a degree in econ. albeit the subject itelf doesn't pigeon you at hole, econ students go off to do all sorts of cool things.
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    Was just wondering would you say an economics degree is it worth it? Some people have said it's not worth choosing and you may aswell do a better degree as it will open up more career options and is more respected. Was looking on people's opinions on this, thanks.
    you should do a degree because you'll enjoy it not because of career options.

    within reason, anyone doing any decent non-professional degree (e.g. can't become an architect or engineer unless you have the degree) has similar career opportunities. whether you get them or not is another issue altogether pertaining more to your CV/extracurricular pursuits/personality/people skills than any degree name or grade.

    so if you've watched some econ talks/read econ books and think you could do 3 years of it; go for it. if not, find something you're actually interested in.

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    (Original post by gr8wizard10)
    depends on what you're interested and what you intend to do

    many employers don't really care what degree you do as long as you show you've got the right motivations/interests and preferably experience in their area of work. however, ofc some jobs such as medicine, engineering and those that require specialst skills will be closed off to someone who only has a degree in econ. albeit the subject itelf doesn't pigeon you at hole, econ students go off to do all sorts of cool things.
    Actually even medicine is open with grad entry.

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