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What degree best fits for employability in China

I have the choice to study economics, law, or international relations independently as a degree or as a dual program with Chinese. I don't mind too much my career aspect I just would like to ask which is best to choose to work and live in China?
Unsure if anyone has any answers on this.
Also you can advise me on graduate courses to take if recommended.
Original post by Huxa
I have the choice to study economics, law, or international relations independently as a degree or as a dual program with Chinese. I don't mind too much my career aspect I just would like to ask which is best to choose to work and live in China?
Unsure if anyone has any answers on this.
Also you can advise me on graduate courses to take if recommended.

economics and law are definitely more well-respected than IR. depends on which career really tho and Chinese employers do look at how prestigious the uni is
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Original post by antique-prescrip
economics and law are definitely more well-respected than IR. depends on which career really tho and Chinese employers do look at how prestigious the uni is

I will be going to SOAS in London, I just want to know which degree will help boost my chances of being employed and at least a decent paying job I don't mind the career as much since regardless of the degree I can also try teaching :smile:
Original post by Huxa
I will be going to SOAS in London, I just want to know which degree will help boost my chances of being employed and at least a decent paying job I don't mind the career as much since regardless of the degree I can also try teaching :smile:

I mean being a native English speaker will probably be good enough for being an English teacher as long as you know your grammar well. For the more prestigious and well-payed jobs like consultant/lawyer then econ or law would be a good bet though Chinese employers do tend to prefer well known unis (just look up those top rankings).
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Original post by antique-prescrip
I mean being a native English speaker will probably be good enough for being an English teacher as long as you know your grammar well. For the more prestigious and well-payed jobs like consultant/lawyer then econ or law would be a good bet though Chinese employers do tend to prefer well known unis (just look up those top rankings).

I understand thank you 🙂 I wonder if there's anything else you would recommend I do and prepare? Also I just consider SOAS because it's close to home so I can still live at home as well as the fact that I got an unconditional offer so its my top choice. I think maybe I will do just the language degree of Chinese then do a masters in china if I can or just do teaching while during the large teaching breaks take opportunities I can and focus on translation on the side I wonder what your thoughts on that is?

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