Courses of Study Under Public Universities That Are Easy to Get Jobs

Published by Afterschool.my on Aug 18, 2021, 05:33 pm

According to the Ministry of Higher Education's (MOHE) data report from the 2017 Graduate Tracking Study, there are 51,580 unemployed graduates. The ultimate question lies here, how sure are you that the course you are going to enrol in a public or private university will provide employment opportunities for you after graduation?

To prevent you from becoming unemployed in the future, we have compiled a list of jobs that will be in great demand for decades to come.

Future Jobs

Data Scientist

We are now living in the digital age. Almost everything has been digitized, and data is utilized to make crucial decisions, which is why data science arose as a new subject of study in the early 2000s. Graduates in the data science area can choose to work as a data scientist, data analyst, or data engineer, and these professionals with data research abilities are in high demand to assist businesses develop more effective strategies.

Data Scientist

Merchants are no longer employing the traditional approach of selling and promoting things in their businesses. Those who have not adjusted and adapted to the present market trend are more likely to fail in business since reaching audiences will be more difficult. This is where data scientists will inevitably be required by business owners to assist them in developing more effective business strategies. Check out this post to learn everything there is to know about data science. Similarly, if you want to be a data scientist, you can enrol in courses like actuarial science, computer science, and statistics, which will provide you with the necessary knowledge.


Physical health issues such as back and neck pain, joint pain in the knees, shoulders, elbows, hands, and feet are all common side effects of today's society's lifestyle. Most people would seek medical care as soon as the pain became unbearable.


However, since physiotherapists are experts in this arena, doctors will commonly refer you to one. This is also why a career in physiotherapists remains to be in high demand in Malaysia, since physiotherapists are needed not only in government hospitals but also in private hospitals and rehabilitation clinics. Therefore, graduates in this field are critical to overcoming health problems in today’s society

Digital Marketers

Digital marketers are individuals who are involved in digital marketing activities that involve electronic devices or the internet for example advertising through search engines (yahoo, google), social media, email, websites and so on. When opposed to traditional techniques such as banner ads, the advantage of digital marketing is that it may reach hundreds, if not millions, of individuals.

Digital Marketing

Since digital marketing is a new field of job, most firms are in need of this service which results in a high demand for individuals who possess the digital marketing skills. The income given is also highly attractive, reaching thousands of dollars each month. You can extend your studies in marketing-related courses if your priority is to seek an interesting job with a lucrative pay.

Website Developer

One of the most common careers in the realm of information technology is that of a website developer (IT). A website developer's task is to create and maintain a website that is in good working order with no disruptions to the user.

Website Developers

Since one of the channels used to broadly promote products and services is through the website platform, this job is also closely tied to the role of digital marketer. If you enjoy working as a website developer, you can further your education in a field related to information technology (IT) or computer science.

Now that we have shared with you several fields of study worth considering and promises you good job prospects in future, it is now your decision to make. All there is to say is research wisely before you select a public or a private university.  For the best of what education has to offer, it is equally critical for the lecturers to be highly competent and experienced.

We recommend you to consider Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) which is listed among the best ranked universities in the country and even in the world. To submit an application, you can apply through UPU or direct intake under the UKM International Degree Program (IDP). To get more information on the application, eligibility requirements and study programmes offered, you can visit their official website.

UKM Bachelors Degree Program

If you are interested in applying to a private university but unsure of which private university is best suited for the course you want to pursue, you can browse through a list of top private universities in Malaysia here. Some of the best private institutions offering students with top notch educational programmes from a spectrum of fields include MMU, Medic ED, ADMAL, TAR UC, INTEC, KYUEM, MSU, Imperium International College, Limkokwing and IUKL.

There are plenty of scholarships available for application. Browse through our list of latest scholarships for more details on study level, scholarship amount, scholarship deadline, and other information.

You can also schedule a personalized 20 minutes FREE counselling with our expert counsellors. Finally, we hope that this article will to some extent help you in making the right decision for your future. Do your best and we wish you good luck! 

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