Which degrees would you consider as useless?

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In terms of job prospects and pay
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humanity subjects at lower ranked universities but pay is good if you go to high ranked uni because its competitive!!
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yea basically any non-garanteed-a-job fields like medicine at a <40-50 ranked unis
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Art degrees, a lot of them are so nichè there doesn't seem much by way of a stable job. There's always commission work but there doesn't seem much security in that.

I kinda wanna say those that are largely oversubscribed too, although they can teach you valuable skills they're so competitive that only a small few would end up making it worth it. Im thinking the same about my law degree rn but I think it's just my lack of motivation that always seems to come around exam season.
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non STEM 😂
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I'm currently doing a Computer Science undergraduate Mcomp at a very low ranked university (Keele) how f**ked am I?
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I was deciding on doing psychology, but the chances of getting a job with psychology is so low
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(Original post by therandomperson)
I'm currently doing a Computer Science undergraduate Mcomp at a very low ranked university (Keele) how f**ked am I?
around fifty isn't that low
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I was deciding on doing psychology, but the chances of getting a job with psychology is so low
This is incorrect.
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I was deciding on doing psychology, but the chances of getting a job with psychology is so low
I’ve already got offers for psychology but have realized how competitive it really is
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Engineering, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computer science, biomedical science, health science, forensic science, sport science, media studies and film studies.
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Biochemistry and Chemistry
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Liberal Arts and some Media course students seem to struggle to get jobs, but that could just be a perception thing. I'm sure no degree is truly *worthless* unless you don't bother to apply it.
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In terms of job opportunity's etc. I'd say any degree that's too vague or general, and from university with no links to industry, I get an email every month or two from my uni about company's looking for people to hire from courses etc. which seems pretty usefull
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Liberal Arts and some Media course students seem to struggle to get jobs, but that could just be a perception thing. I'm sure no degree is truly *worthless* unless you don't bother to apply it.
Media studies is an interesting course, and I'm not convinced it's any less rigorous to be a journalist/media job than politics, history or English, but it's oversaturated and got this reputation that sticks to it like glue.
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Media studies is an interesting course, and I'm not convinced it's any less rigorous to be a journalist/media job than politics, history or English, but it's oversaturated and got this reputation that sticks to it like glue.
That seems like a fair description to me. So, not *useless*, but a bit harder to get jobs compared to STEM subjects I guess.
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(Original post by NotNotBatman)
This is incorrect.
Its a very competitive field especially if you want a career in clinical psychology
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(Original post by marinade)
Engineering, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computer science, biomedical science, health science, forensic science, sport science, media studies and film studies.


Agreed 😂
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Do you think sociology is a useless degree? if I want to get into teaching?
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Do you think sociology is a useless degree? if I want to get into teaching?
if you want to teach sociology then no
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