Career Advice

Know Your Career Options Based on the Course You Choose

Published by Afterschool.my on Jun 28, 2019, 11:37 am

Choosing a course to pursue in university is about more than just the fees or facilities available on the campus. Thinking ahead and planning your future career is also a key step in deciding the course you choose because surely you would rather not be spending up to four years studying a course and then working in a completely different field altogether.

If you’re not sure about the course you’re choosing just yet, you can still find out what you can become when you graduate from a certain course. A lot of people are still unaware of how broad the job scopes of a course can be; for example, studying medicine doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll have to end up becoming a doctor! If you like the subjects in a medical course but would rather do research instead of practising in hospitals, it’s important to know that the options are there for you.

Once such university that offers a number of courses that align with the industry’s demand, and also outlines the career options for you is AIMST University. Below are only a handful of the courses that they offer.

B.Eng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering at AIMST University combines both academic study and research projects to prepare students for the professional practice of engineering. Technopreneurship is also applied in the programme, giving it a marketable appeal. However, as mentioned above, by joining this programme, you won’t automatically have to become an engineer! The availability of jobs for engineering graduates is at an all-time high. Some of the career options you would have include:

  • Operations
  • Maintenance
  • Designs
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Project Management

These opportunities are also not limited to Electrical and Electronic Engineering, but also other major and minor areas such as:

  • Electrical power
  • Space systems
  • Electric Traction
  • Communication Systems
  • Antennas
  • Computers
  • Medical Instrumentation
  • Lasers
  • Electro-optics

BSc. (Hons) Business & Marketing

The business degree at AIMST combines the knowledge of both business studies with marketing skills and practices, giving you a taste of both areas. Career options for this course include:

  • Marketing Officer / Executive
  • Customer Service Executive / Consultant
  • Telemarketing Officer
  • Sales Coordinator
  • Public Relations Officer / Executive
  • Advertising Manager
  • Brand/Product Manager
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Marketing Communication Executive
  • Demand Planning Executive
  • Events Marketing and Planning Executive
  • Content Creations Developer
  • Creative Marketing Executive

BSc. (Hons) Finance & Management and BSc. (Hons) Accounting & Finance

Their Finance & Management course provides you with in-depth knowledge of finance and management, while the Accounting & Finance covers all areas of accountancy and financial accounting. Among the career options you have for these courses are:

  • Finance Accountants
  • Tax Consultancy
  • Auditors
  • Financial Services including investment banking & insurance
  • Investigating Fraud & Forensic Accounting
  • Corporate Finance & Corporate Planning
  • Management Consultancy
  • Banking
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Controller
  • Investigating Fraud & Forensic Auditor
  • Accountant of large Multinational Corporations
  • Accountant of Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises

BSc. (Hons) Management Information Systems

This course combines both the principles of management and information system subjects, so you would be learning the components of information systems, software and telecommunications. Some career options for you are:

  • Business/System Analyst
  • Strategy Technology Planner
  • Systems/Database Administrator
  • System Engineer
  • Application Developer
  • Information System Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Management/System Consultant

BSc. (Hons) Biotechnology and BSc. (Hons) Bioinformatics

Biotechnology provides various career opportunities that perhaps not everybody knows about, such as:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Environmental / Safety Officer
  • Laboratory Specialist
  • Liaison Officer
  • Licensing Associate
  • Patent Agent
  • Product Sales and Marketing
  • Product Specialist
  • Quality Controller
  • Research Officer
  • Scientific Officer
  • Science / Biotechnology writer / Tutor

BSc. (Hons) Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists examine and treat impairment, functional limitations and disabilities in patients. Even then, the career options are not limited, as physiotherapists practice in diverse employment opportunities such as hospitals, medical centres, physiotherapy clinics, outpatient clinics, orthopaedic clinics, health and wellness clinics, rehab centres, nursing homes, extended care facilities, education and research centres, fitness and sports training centres, schools, and industrial facilities.

If you're interested in applying to AIMST University for any of these courses or more that they offer, you can visit their profile page on our website by CLICKING HERE. You can also apply directly to the university by clicking the 'Apply Now' button as shown below. Our counsellors will assist you along the way so you can make the right choice of course!

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