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    Personally, I think it's less about the career prospects and more about which you'll do best in/enjoy more. Couldn't think of anything worse than doing a course I hated for 3 years.
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    (Original post by hellokte)
    Personally, I think it's less about the career prospects and more about which you'll do best in/enjoy more. Couldn't think of anything worse than doing a course I hated for 3 years.
    Spot on, but out of the 2 - I don't know.
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    Personally, I think it's less about the career prospects and more about which you'll do best in/enjoy more. Couldn't think of anything worse than doing a course I hated for 3 years.
    Really? but the course is only 3 years, while the career you get at the end of it is about 44 years. Even if you're not happy with the course, wouldn't you say that being happy with the career makes up for it?
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    (Original post by tazarooni89)
    Really? but the course is only 3 years, while the career you get at the end of it is about 44 years. Even if you're not happy with the course, wouldn't you say that being happy with the career makes up for it?

    but isnt a course you enjoy, more likely to lead to a career you'd enjoy, i mean their are circumstances and weak degrees where that is not the case but still..
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    (Original post by james_dow)
    but isnt a course you enjoy, more likely to lead to a career you'd enjoy, i mean their are circumstances and weak degrees where that is not the case but still..
    Well yes, that may be the case - I'm all for doing a course you enjoy because it leads to a career you enjoy.

    But when it comes to choosing between a course that you enjoy which is less likely to lead to a good career, and a course that you do not enjoy which is more likely to lead to a suitable career, then I'd personally go for the latter, just because the career lasts much longer than the course.

    What I'm saying is that I would have thought people would be putting more importance on the career which comes after the course, rather than on the course itself. Long term benefits vs short term benefits etc.
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    (Original post by james_dow)
    but isnt a course you enjoy, more likely to lead to a career you'd enjoy, i mean their are circumstances and weak degrees where that is not the case but still..
    That's the point I was trying to make And besides, you could choose one course because of the career prospects and do really badly in it because perhaps you don't enjoy it...
 
 
 
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