DEGREES IN DEMAND
The last two years of secondary school are when students and parents start to think about what happens next and which fields of study offer the most growth and potential. Consider these popular
courses which are known to lead to high employability.
Adegree is not only a financial investment, but also one that requires time and hard work.The reward is, of course, the attainment of the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a successful career.These are currently the most useful degrees that can be acquired in Malaysia.
Now more than ever, holders of a Master in Business Administration (MBA) are in high demand. Besides national and international corporations, there is an increasing number of startups requiring competent and businesssavvy managers. The Universiti Malaya MBA course received the 4 Palmes of Excellence award in 2018 and 2019 from the Eduniversal Business Schools Ranking. The university offers a two to two-and-a-half-year MBA course; or a 20-month MBA course with the Asia School of Business (ASB), a business school established in Kuala Lumpur in partnership with MIT Sloan School of Management (MIT Sloan). Upon completing the latter – which is taught by MIT Sloan and ASB’s resident faculty – graduates receive an ASB degree with a Certificate of Completion from MIT and go on to become MIT affiliate alumni.
As median salaries of software developers continue to rise and the tech industry flourishes, more young people are favouring a tech-centric education.While the field does have its fair share of self-taught / drop-out coders’ fairy tale success stories, the reality is that most software developers do hold at least a bachelor’s degree in computer science.While homegrown tech SMEs continue to increase, a steady stream of multinationals attracted by low capital overheads are also setting up regional offices in Kuala Lumpur. Colleges in Malaysia that offer respected and recognised Computer Science degree courses include Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM),Taylor’s University, the Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation, University of Nottingham Malaysia and Sunway University.
The rapid advancement of medical technology spurs the continuous development and sales of medication, machinery and devices, which
is the sector most biomedical graduates end
Medicine and Biomedical Engineering
As vouched for by market analysts, Malaysia is growing as a medical hub and steadily increasing the competence of its healthcare institutions.This is motivating more students to pursue qualifications in biomedical engineering and medicine.The rapid advancement of medical technology spurs the