What to Study


Accountancy believed to be the second oldest profession. All organisation from the smallest family business to the largest multinational companies, need qualified accountancy personnel to prepare accounts, advise on taxation, recommend improvements in methods of book-keeping and generally act as financial advisors. Today's accountants are aided by the new computer technology and are members of the management team involved in the decision making process.

Careers: Financial Accountant, Auditor, Company Accountant, Taxation Adviser, Management Accountant, Consultant, Finance Manager.

Actuarial Science, Statistic, Mathematics

Actuaries evaluate and manage financial risks, particularly in the financial services industry. A degree gives you the opportunity to gain exemptions from eight of the professional examinations set by the UK actuarial profession, and is one of the few programmes to achieve full accreditation from the profession. The core actuarial modules are taught by professionally qualified actuaries with many years industry experience. The course offers an optional year in industry and a society called the 'Invicta Actuarial Society' which provides good links with industry.

Mathematics, the Queen of the Sciences, is depended by all quantitative science, including both physical and social sciences. It also underpins almost all of modern science and technology, and its applications in society range from economics and statistics to finance and IT. Whether you wish to build the foundation for a rewarding career using some of its applications, or simply enjoy the elegance of a mathematical argument and the challenge of problem solving, a degree in mathematics could be for you.

Statistics is the science of collecting data and extracting information from it. This degree equips the student with a rigorous statistical background on a solid mathematical base. It teaches not only the tools required to analyse data, but also why and how they work. An understanding of statistics is essential to critical thinking and help advance society’s knowledge and welfare.


Actuarial science: Life Insurance Actuary, General Insurance Actuary, Asset/ Investment Consultant, Analyst, Management Consultant, Finance Actuary, Chief Risk Officer.

Mathematics: Actuarial Trainee, Data Analyst, Financial Analyst, IT Analyst, Mathematical Modeller, Statistician, Market Analyst, Investment Analyst.

Statistics: Industrial Statistics, Government Statistics, Insurance and Finance, Market Research, Medical Statistics, Statistician, Numerical Analyst.


Architecture is a profession where technology, ecology, philosophy, art and science combine to solve the problems of the built environment. The buildings we live and work in shape our experiences, our memories and the way we view the world. Homes, office buildings, opera houses, art galleries, schools and factories are all designed by architects. It is the role of the architect to analyse a client's needs and to design a building which fulfils these needs. The architect then documents the design and manages the construction process.

Careers: Architect, Landscape Architect, Architectural Historian, Interior Designer, Project Consultant, Construction Manager, Building Project Manager, Digital Design Modeller, Quantity Surveyor, Cost Estimator, Scheduler.

Big Data Analytics

Big Data Analytics is a field that treats ways to analyse, systematically extract information from, or otherwise deal with data sets that are too large or complex to be dealt with by traditional data-processing application software. Big data analysis challenges include capturing data, data storage, data analysis, search, sharing, transfer, visualization, querying, updating, information privacy, and data source. Big data was originally associated with three key concepts: volume, variety, and velocity. The analysis of big data presents challenges in sampling, and thus previously allowing for only observations and sampling. Therefore, big data often includes data with sizes that exceed the capacity of traditional software to process within an acceptable time and value.

Careers: Big Data Engineer, Data Architect, Data Warehouse Manager, Database Manager, Business Intelligence Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Modeller, Database Developer, Database Administrator, Data Analyst.

Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Biotechnology

Biology incorporates botany, microbiology and zoology with biochemistry, physiology, genetics, ecology and behaviour. It influences our daily lives, and is at the forefront of social change, for example, in human cloning, stem-cell research, genetically-modified organisms, the human genome project, humanity’s effect on the environment, and the potential risks of some foods. Biology is vital in shaping our future and coping with many problems of our modern world, from human health and disease to the global environmental issues.

Biochemistry is the study of the composition, metabolism and function of biological systems at the molecular level. This covers a vast variety of life forms ranging from comparatively simple viruses and bacteria to mammals like ourselves. It is also making major contributions to medicine, environment and agriculture.

Biomedical Science suits you well if you enjoy science and have an interest in its practical application to the human body. It provides a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of the functioning of the human body in health and disease, combining subjects related to medicine, such as anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, microbiology, neuroscience, pharmacology and physiology. Cancer, diabetes, toxicological study, blood transfusion, anaemia, meningitis, hepatitis and AIDS are just some of the medical conditions that are investigated by biomedical scientists.

Biotechnology is the application of science and engineering to develop useful products from biological materials. It ranges from cloning to cheese making, with applications including antibiotics, waste management technology and beer. This programme examines the extraction, recovery, and purification of biochemical from the meat, dairy and other industries. Biotechnology is contributing to rapid advances within the medical sciences, facilitating the development of innovative therapeutic and prophylactic approaches to human and animal disease.


Biology: Aquatic Ecologist, Biochemical Technician, Conservation Officer, Ecologist, Geneticist, Laboratory Technician, Zoo Curator.

Biochemistry: Biochemist, Food Biochemist, Researcher in academic, government, industrial and medical laboratories, the environment and biotechnology and scientific publishing industries.

Biomedical Science: Medical Scientist in hospital, pathology, clinical, university and pharmaceutical laboratories, Laboratory Product Specialists, Drug and Research Regulators. Biomedical graduates are also employed by medical, veterinary and health science companies to interact with researchers and clinicians concerning products and technological developments.

Biotechnology: Food Technologist, Quality Assurance Officer, Biomedical Researcher, Researcher in pathology and bio-analytical laboratories, reproductive biology industries, food manufacturing, waste management, plant biotechnology, veterinary and agricultural support industries.

Business, Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing, MBA 

Business studies is regularly one of the top ten most popular degree subjects, as it combines excellent academic training with good career prospects. It is a vital component of our free market economy and it requires people with expertise in a range of management areas who can ensure that businesses operate effectively. Whether your aim is to establish your own business or to work in the management structure of a company or large organisation, this programme teaches you the theories, methodologies and applications of academic knowledge relevant to the business world with majors including accounting, business economics, financial planning, financial management, human resource management, international business, macro-economics, management, marketing and resource management.

Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines. It is designed to provide graduates with broad management knowledge and the skills to effectively manage an organisation at both operational and strategic levels. It is suitable for people who already in positions of responsibility who possess higher management and leadership potential, or those who aspire to general management or senior functional management roles.

Careers: Business management, retail management, advertising and promotions management, human resource management, industrial relations, marketing, small and medium enterprise management, tourism and hospitality management, foreign economic relations, international trade, international marketing and investments, auditing and tax consulting, merchant banking, public relations, insurance, economic research.

Chemistry, Forensic Science

Chemistry is often referred to as the 'central science', as it covers topics as diverse as quantum mechanics and the study of atomic particles, and the molecular nature of biological systems and the Human Genome Project. Learning about the fundamental basis of chemistry – the analysis of molecules, their structures and shapes and how they react – is vital if we are to meet the needs of our society. This programme includes the principals of inorganic, organic and physical chemistry, the applications of chemistry to relevant industrial processes, the applications of chemical principles in an environmental context, the aspects of chemistry relevant to medicinal and clinical chemistry and the use of numerical and statistical techniques to solve the scientific problems.

Drug Chemistry involves the exploration of new drugs from their conception in the laboratory to their application and testing and subsequent industrial production. Environmental Science integrated PhD - enables students to combine advanced research in a topic of their choice, with a flexible training programme delivered through taught modules in the fields of agriculture, biology and microbiology, chemistry, engineering, environmental management and planning, environmental policy and law, geometrics and geosciences.

Medicinal Chemistry is a rapidly growing field of research within pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies at the interface of organic chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology and drug design and analysis. The course provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to work in a wide range science-based industries, research laboratories and emerging biotechnology industries.

Forensic Science is designed for science graduates or forensic scientists interested in honing their skills. Students are introduced to the principles of forensic science and its use at crime scenes, in the laboratory and the courts. Subjects cover issues such as drugs and toxicology, and the rules of evidence. Students work through a mock court case taking on the responsibilities of forensic scientists. Core subjects include Experts and the Legal System, Basic Concepts in Forensic Science and Identification Sciences, Principles of Forensic Science, and a research project.

Careers: Graduates find jobs in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, clinical chemistry, agricultural chemistry, environmental chemistry, materials chemistry, polymer chemistry, science writing, forensic, industrial chemistry and product development chemistry.

Creative Arts – Animation, Fashion, Fine Arts, Games, Graphic, Interior, Multimedia

Animation is in an enormous demand – both commercially and experimentally – for animated work across all media including film, television, internet, games and advertising. You will gain a comprehensive grounding in all aspects of professional practice such as 2D and 3D animation, storyboarding and pre-production work, modelling, texturing, lighting, rendering and other skills essential to the industry.

Fashion Design is responsive to the vocational needs of the fashion industry, with a rigorous examination of the key issues and professional practice in one of its main specialism: Women’s wear, Men’s wear, Fashion Textiles, Fashion Promotion and Communication. This programme enjoys a strong reputation that is reflected in international acclaim, through strong press coverage, showing at exhibitions and prestigious competitions.

Fine Arts education holds the key to realising creative potential and achieving real success in a broad variety of professional studies. Students think laterally, seek answer through innovation, accept creative challenges and discover their own creative direction in media such as photography, drawing, painting, 3D studies and fibre arts. Courses in fine arts offer a unique combination of learning through practice-based study supported by comprehensive research, reflection, critical analysis and academic study.

A Games Designer creates games of all sorts; like role-playing games, arcade games and even applet games that commonly found in Facebook and iPhone apps. Besides leaning the basics and tools and techniques used in creating computer games, you will learn about computer 2D and 3D through a combination of theory and practical lessons. Other than picking up skills in game strategising, level building, games scripting and production, you will also learn about how games are brought into market and how game companies are managed in the industry.

Graphic Design explores the creation of visual materials, bringing together text and images to communicate ideas. A visual is used to paint a thousand words (and more). This specialist course offers you an excellent understanding of the knowledge and skills needed for information, editorial, typographic and way finding areas in graphic design.

Interior Design is a practice concerned with anything that is found inside a space- walls, windows, doors, finishes, textures, light, furnishings and furniture. All of these elements are used by interior designers to develop a functional, safe, and aesthetically pleasing space for a building's user. Graphic Communication is the process of creating, producing, and distributing material incorporating words and images to convey data, concepts, and emotions. These materials enhance learning, enjoyment, motivation, and commerce. The field covers all phases of the process from creation through distribution of physical or electronic data.

Multimedia Designer is capable of using multiple interactive media platforms to create and manipulate images, videos and sounds to express a broad range of messages from movies to corporate advertisements. Common works of a multimedia designer include blog skins, magazine layouts and 3D renderings of TV advertisements. And this course will teach you exactly how you creatively to design incredible work using those platforms.


Animation: Animator, Character Designer, 3D Modellers, Concept and Storyboard Artist, Special Effect Artist.

Fashion Design: Fashion Journalist, Art Director, Fashion Designer, Creative Pattern Cutter, Textile Designer.

Games Design: Creative Director, Audio Designer, Game Director, Animator, Scenario Writer, Special Effect Artist, Sound Design.

Graphic Design: Print Designer, Editorial Designer, Design Project Manager, Graphic Designer, Advertising Art Director, Illustrator.

Interior Design: Interior Designer, Residential Designer, Office Designer, Hotel Interior Designer.

Fine Arts: Exhibiting Artist, Art Critic, Textile Artist, Craft Artist, Art Educator.

Multimedia Design: Animator, Creative Director, Multimedia Designer, Web Designer, Motion Graphic Artist, Video/Film Production Artist

Computer Science, Information Technology

Computer Science is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation, and of practical techniques for their implementation and application in computer systems. Computer Science is frequently described as the systematic study of algorithmic processes that describe and transform information. In addition to learning how to program computers in a principled way, you will learn how typical computers are structured internally, how electronic circuits can implement computation, how operating systems such as Microsoft Windows can schedule several programs to run at the same time and how computers communicate with each other over networks, such as the internet.

Software Engineering is the application of a systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approach to the development, operation, and maintenance of software, and the study of these approaches. You will study the process and formal methods for software engineering, and human-computer interaction, test software systems, and place strong emphasis on the interface between critical, complex systems and the people who use them or are affected by them.

Information Technology enables almost every aspect of modern society; from phones to MP3 players to dashboard navigation systems, from ATMs to robotic assembly lines to satellite communication, from online booking systems to banking to instant messaging. Information Technology is everywhere you look. The IT landscape is ever-changing making a job in IT an interesting and rewarding career path. At present we are entering the new, connected era where the virtual and real worlds becoming one, through applications like Facebook, Twitter and Second Life. If you want to make an impact on this industry and be part of what makes it evolve, this is the degree for you.

Other IT programmes including Web Design and Development, Internet Application Development, Network Management and Security, Business Computing, Computing for Business Application.


Computer Science: Computer Games Developer, Graphics And Animation Expert For Movies And Television, Health Informatics Professional, Internet Web Engineer, Software Engineer, Software Programmer for business and engineering, Network Administrator for enhancing defence and security systems.

Software Engineering: Product Development Engineer, Programmer, Software Consultant, Software Developer, System Analyst.

Information Technology: Interactive Web Developers, Programmers, Project Managers, Database Administrator, Information Manager, Network Administrator, Games Developer, Electronic Commerce Developer, Software Engineer.


Dental Surgery is designed to develop the skills required to provide for the complete oral health of patients. It entitles graduates to practise dentistry in other countries. The programme covers human structure, function, behaviour, clinical dental studies and related sciences. Besides caring for teeth and mouth, dentists also play an important part in our general health and well-being. Dentistry involves the treatment and prevention of a wide range of diseases of the mouth - ranging from tooth decay to mouth cancer.

Intercalated Studies, designed for BDS students after completion of Stage 2 or after Stage 4. It is an opportunity to study for an additional degree by taking a year out from students' dental studies and to undertake a supervised research project in an area that particularly interests the student. After completing the extra year student can resume their dental studies.

Dentistry and Dental Sciences MPhil, PhD- offer a mix of clinical and laboratory-based MPhil and PhD projects within research groups. DDS programmes are clinically based and generally take two to three years. Postgraduate research programmes include: oral health services research and health economics, oral health and nutritional challenges in the elderly, pathobiology of periodontal disease, genetics of tooth development, oral inflammatory disease and diabetes, cellular mechanisms within gut and bacteria, and biomaterials surface science.

Careers: Teaching jobs in university dental schools, Specialist in hospitals, Dentist.


Education affects life chances in a very real sense, as well as being an important and intrinsically fascinating field of study. The Educational Studies programme explores the field of education from a variety of perspectives and looks at a wide range of issues and topics. It introduces you to wide range of theoretical perspectives and academic disciplines applied to the study of education and will encourage you to engage in critical reflection on the aims and values of education.

Early Childhood Education prepares graduates to work in a diverse and changing range of services for the education and care of children from birth to eight years of age. Education (Junior Primary and Primary) aims to develop skilled, committed and flexible education professionals who have the knowledge and pedagogical skills to promote effective and inclusive learning in junior primary and primary settings. Education (Primary and Middle) prepare educators who are professionally competent and primarily concerned with learners' wellbeing and are committed to social justice, futures thinking, sustainability, education for community living, and sound pedagogical reasoning that is enquiry based.

Education (Middle and Secondary) develop skilled, committed and flexible education professionals who have the knowledge and pedagogical skills to promote effective and inclusive learning in middle and secondary education settings. TESOL is designed to develop educators' practical skills and theory so they can be effective in the classroom. It is suitable for teachers at any level of education in both private and state sectors. It also includes a practical teaching module designed to cater for applicants with no prior teaching experience.

Graduate Certificate/Grad Diploma in Educational Studies is designed for teachers, trainers or human resource specialists wishing to pursue postgraduate studies to continue their professional development in the field of education. Master of Educational Studies is designed for practising teachers and other educators who wish to gain postgraduate professional qualifications in a wide variety of educational contexts and to acquire or update their expertise.

Careers: Early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary teachers or educators, Teacher in childcare centres, Adult Education, Community and Social Work, Academic, Educational Research, Education Adviser.

Engineering –Aerospace, Automotive, Chemical, Civil, Electric &Electronic, Mechanical, Mechatronics

Aerospace Engineering is the branch of engineering behind the design, construction and science of aircraft and spacecraft. You will learn about aerodynamics, flight and spaceflight mechanics, aero propulsion system, gas dynamics, computational fluid dynamics, materials for aerospace applications, aero-elasticity and lightweight structures.

Automotive Engineering is involved in almost every aspect of designing cars and trucks, from the initial concepts right through to manufacturing them. Nanotechnology refers to a field whose theme is the control of matter on an atomic and molecular scale. Generally nanotechnology deals with structures of the size 100 nanometres or smaller and involves developing materials for devices with that size.

Chemical Engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the application of physical science (e.g. chemistry and physics), with mathematics, to the process of converting raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms. If you enjoy chemistry and maths, are bright, motivated, enjoy problem-solving and teamwork and want to apply science in a practical way, this could be for you.

Civil Engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as bridges, roads, canals, dams and buildings. Electrical engineering, sometimes referred to as electrical and electronic engineering, is a field of engineering that deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electro-magnetism.

Electronic Engineering is a discipline dealing with the behaviour and effects of electrons (as in electron tubes and transistors) and with electronic devices, systems, or equipment. From power stations to electric vehicle charging, telecoms networks to computing infrastructures, electronic systems in our homes, the world of entertainment and industry, all are created, designed and operated by electronic and electric engineers.

Mechanical Engineering is an engineering discipline that involves the application of principles of physics for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. Mechatronics (or Mechanical and Electronics Engineering) is the combination of mechanical engineering, electronic engineering and computer engineering. The purpose of this interdisciplinary engineering field is the study of automata from an engineering perspective and serves the purposes of controlling advanced hybrid systems.

Other engineering programme includes Petroleum Engineering, Natural Resources Engineering, Material Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering.

Careers: Civil Engineer, Electronic and Electrical Engineer, Aeronautical or Aerospace Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Automotive Engineer, Environment Engineer, Mechanical or Opto-mechanical Engineer

Health sciences – Dietetic, Food Science and Nutrition, Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Physiotherapy, Podiatry

Dietetic, Food Science and Nutrition is the solution when many countries have alarming rates of obesity, diabetes, cancer and heart disease. New healthy, enticing and tasty products are needed to help with these emerging health threats and graduates of this program are in the best position to make a difference. The degree provides a strong background in the principles underlying the sciences of food technology and human nutrition. This includes the basic sciences, the chemistry and biology of nutrients and the attributes of food, including food commodities and functional foods. A dietitian gives consultation and advice to patient who already develops a disease, a nutritionist gives advice on prevention for long term diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, or sexual transmitted diseases while food science is the study on the chemistry content in food.

The Bachelor of Health Science is designed to produce graduates who have the knowledge, skills and attitudes to work in health intervention, maintenance, promotion and management. The programme has been designed to fulfil the growing demand for non-clinical roles related to the improvement and maintenance of personal and community health. Students obtain extensive knowledge in the biological, social and behavioural sciences from an allied health perspective and gain an understanding of the health needs of society and the healthcare system.

No single group of healthcare professionals contribute more to the health and welfare of the community than nurses. The Bachelor of Nursing aims to prepare nurses to meet healthcare delivery requirements for the 21st century and respond to healthcare trends. Students will develop an understanding of client-centred care and lifespan development while undertaking courses in the areas of child, adult and older-adult health. As well as contemporary theory content, students undertake a range of practical learning experiences in nursing laboratories as well as placements in healthcare delivery settings. Adult nursing provides the individual patient or client with holistic care. Nurses are involved in supporting the family and friends of patients or clients. Child nursing provides the skills necessary to care for children and their families. Learning disability nursing develops an understanding of how learning disability can impact on people's health and wellbeing. Mental health nursing provides skills and knowledge to help people come to terms with their problems. Mental health nurses are likely to be responsible for coordinating a patient's care in the community.

Midwifery caters to the women. They listen to what women have to say, recognising their needs and responding appropriately. They also help to promote good health in pregnancy or training a new mother to cope after the birth. Students develop an understanding of the relationship between social and biological aspects of health and illness along with midwifery therapies, to provide culturally sensitive and holistic care for women and their families.

Occupational Therapy helps people to overcome limitations caused by injury or illness, psychological or emotional difficulties, delays in development, effects of ageing or societal barriers. The programme is structured around five streams – Professional Practice, Research, Enabling Occupation, Foundation Sciences and Field Practice. Courses focus on anatomy, physiology, neurosciences, growth and life, development, psychology and sociology which are the basis of understanding the links between human occupations, health, development, illness and disability.

The profession of Optometry is undergoing expansion in its scope of practice. This program increases graduates' depth of knowledge in the areas of general and ocular pharmacology, with training in the therapeutic management of eye disease. This course is the first component of a five year dual degree program comprising a three year Bachelor of Vision Science, followed by a two year Master of Optometry. Both degrees need to be completed before a graduate can apply for registration as an optometrist. This course not only allows graduates to practise as optometrists, it also provides the theoretical basis in the vision and clinical sciences necessary for the later study of clinical practice.

Physiotherapy is a health profession concerned with the prevention, assessment and treatment of human movement disorders. Clinical problems encountered by the physiotherapist are wide-ranging and often challenging, usually involve musculoskeletal, neurological, cardio respiratory disorders, women's and children's health, outpatient, acute care, sports and geriatric physiotherapy. It provides a balanced education in related areas of medical science, humanities and physiotherapy practice.

Podiatry is concerned with diagnosing and treating disorders of the foot and lower leg. The program trains students for a career in podiatry including extensive clinical placements at the clinic. This program provides education in basic physical and biological sciences, aspects of medicine and surgery relevant to diagnosing and treating foot abnormalities, a comprehensive range of the theoretical and practical aspects of podiatry and social sciences appropriate to healthcare personnel.

Other health science programmes including Medical Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, Speech Pathology, Paramedic Practice, Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics.


Dietetic, Food Science and Nutrition: Dietician, Food Technologist, Technical Officer, Manager, Health Care, Laboratory Assistant, Product Development Officer, Quality Assurance Officer, Food Scientist, Nutritionist, Research Scientist, Nutrition Adviser.

Health Science: Graduate works in health industry, such as the promotion of health services, health policy development, health research, healthcare management, health information management, health education and counselling, clinical management, health information and marketing, policy research and analysis.

Nursing: Graduate works in secondary care, primary care, the community and in the private sector. They fulfil diverse roles such as direct caregivers, educators, researchers, managers and consultants.

Midwifery: Midwife in a range of midwifery practice settings across urban, rural, and remote locations, from public and private hospitals to various community contexts.

Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapist in hospitals, community mental health services, rehabilitation centres, special schools, centres for the elderly, prisons, community services, home care programmes, local council services and private practice.

Optometry: Specialist in contact lens practice, paediatric vision, occupational/public health optometry or low vision, Optometrist.

Physiotherapy: Physiotherapist in public and private hospitals, women’s health services, private practice, community health centres, special centres for people with physical disabilities, day care centres and nursing homes, domiciliary care services, sports centres and with sporting teams, schools and preschools, mental health services, research areas factories and offices, and occupational health units.

Podiatry: Podiatrist in private practices, hospitals, community health centres and domiciliary care services.

Hospitality, Culinary Arts, Tourism

Hospitality refers to the relationship process between a guest and a host, and it also refers to the act or practice of being hospitable, that is, the reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers, with liberality and goodwill. Hospitality frequently refers to the hospitality industry jobs for hotels, restaurants, casinos, catering, resorts, clubs and any other service positions that deal with tourists.

Culinary art is the art of cooking. A culinarian working in restaurants is commonly known as a cook or a chef. Culinary artists are responsible for skilfully preparing meals that are as satisfying to the palate as to the eye. Increasingly they are required to have knowledge of the science of food and an understanding of diet and nutrition. They work primarily in restaurants, fast food chain store franchises, delicatessens, hospitals and other institutions. Besides learning about skills in preparing food and beverages, managing a professional culinary enterprise, vocational business concepts and operational management issues are introduced as well.

Tourism Management is the leading international journal for all those concerned with the planning and management of travel and tourism. Tourism comprises a multitude of activities which together form one of the world's fastest growing international sectors. Tourism related studies are linked with hospitality operations within a business and management framework, whilst the programme also develops skills of analysis, judgement, communication and decision making.

Sports and Recreation Management is the study of the philosophy history and psychology of leisure; leadership in sport and recreation; introduction to outdoor recreation and tourism; programming and event management; sport and recreation administration; marketing; accounting; economics and law; planning and facility design; managing human resources; strategic management; research and statistics.

Other Hospitality programme includes Food and Consumer Management, Food Marketing Management, Hospitality with Events Management, Ferry and Cruise Management.


Hospitality: Managerial/Executive Positions in Hotels, Resorts, Clubs, Cruise Liners, Restaurants, Events & Conventions, Theme Parks, Food Service, Health and Fitness.

Culinary Arts: Executive Chef, Sous Chef, Chef de Partie, Section Chef, F & B Manager, Caterer, Kitchen Controller, Food Critic, Food Researcher, Food Consultant, Food Production Manager, Product Development manager, Food Service Manager.

Tourism: Travel Consultant, Tourism Bureau Manager, Incentive Travel Specialist, Destinations Development Specialist, Online Travel; Support Officer, Event Manager, Meeting and Convention Planner, Theme Park Manager, Entertainment Manager.

Sports and Recreation Management: Graduates work in corporations or companies, sporting associations and clubs, sports and leisure centres, community recreation organisations, event management companies, aquatic centres, outdoor adventure operators, health and fitness centres, various disability-specific organisations and charities, worksite recreation and lifestyle programs, cultural exhibitions, theme parks and resorts, galleries, museums and convention centres.


Law permeates most aspects of our daily life. The academic study of Law therefore focuses not just on actual legal rules, but also on the complex network of relationships and transactions they regulate. In the course of Law degree, students learn to bring skills of analysis, reasoning and judgement to bear on topical questions with ethical, political and social dimensions, as well as on the legal aspects of ordinary, everyday interaction. This makes studying Law demanding and intellectually challenging but, at the same time, a lot of fun. Students will be taught on Constitutional Law, Trusts and Equity, Criminal Law, Administrative Law, Corporate Law, Civil procedure, Evidence, Legal Skills, Land Law, Media Law, Employment Law, International Human Rights and etc.

Careers: Practising Lawyer, Legal advisor, Consultant, Deputy Public Prosecutor, Magistrate, In-house Legal Advisor, Company Secretary, Consumer Affairs, Legal Drafting Officer, Law lecturer and more. Fields such as accountancy, management, publishing and IT are also open to law graduates.

Marine Science

Marine Science is a research area of global importance in the 21st century, with issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss, ocean acidification and marine special invasion challenging society's expertise and capabilities. The seas and oceans play an increasingly important role in our lives; they play a significant part in regulating our global climate and they influence weather patterns; we use them for tourism, leisure and transportation; and they are a vital source of food, minerals and materials. We also look increasingly to the oceans for new sources of energy, and for compounds with pharmaceutical or biotechnological applications. Marine Biology is the study of life in the oceans and salt-water environments of earth. This degree will equip you with an understanding of the biology and ecology of the full spectrum of organisms from bacteria to plants and animals. Marine Oceanography focuses on the interaction of the marine biological system with the chemistry and physics of the oceans – atmosphere interactions that drive climate change regionally and globally. Other marine science programmes including Merchant Shipping, Marine Zoology, Navigation, Ocean Yachting, Ocean Exploration, Marine Engineering, Maritime Operations, Maritime Technology Management.

Careers: Biological Oceanographer, Biological Sciences Technician, Coastal Management Professional, Ecologist, laboratory Analyst, Marine Biologist, Specialist in coral reef conservation, fisheries and aquaculture.


The MBBS 5-year programme in Medicine is designed to equip you with a fundamental knowledge and understanding of medicine, and to develop the skills and attitudes you need in order to apply that knowledge in practice. It is essential for doctors to be able to relate well to their patients and demonstrate empathy and respect for them. The programme therefore places considerable emphasis on developing your expertise in a whole range of practical areas, including clinical, communication, observation, and teamwork and management skills. Some key themes taught in MBBS including Life sciences, Clinical sciences, Clinical techniques and skills, Evidence-based decision making, Person-centred care, Population health and medicine and Resources management for quality and efficiency. Meanwhile, you will also be learning about 6 groups of systems: Pathology, immunology and cancer, Respiration, cardiovascular medicine and dermatology, gastrointestinal medicine, metabolic and renal medicine, Reproduction and child health, mental health, and Musculoskeletal and nervous system, special senses and elderly persons' medicine.

MBBS Accelerated Programme is designed for graduates of any discipline who wish to train as a doctor, and others whose prior professional experience matriculates them for entry.

Bachelor of Medicine curriculum is focused on problem-based learning with clinical and basic sciences integrated throughout the program. Intercalated Study provides medical students with the opportunity to step aside from the course in order to undertake further study and/or research into a particular subjects they are interested. After completing the extra study, students resume their medical studies.

Traditional Chinese Medicine is unique in its approach to teaching the subject with integration of the two main components of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, as a whole. It aims to provide an education and training to produce graduates who will be competent, safe and caring practitioners in both Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture with moxibustion.


MBBS: Graduates work in an approved hospital undertaking general medical training as internship. Graduates can then choose to specialise in one of a number of fields such as, anaesthesia, dermatology, obstetrics and gynaecology, geriatric medicine paediatrics, pathology, psychiatry, radiology and surgery. Medical practitioners may work in private practice on their own, in group practices, in community health centres and in public and private hospitals. Graduates may also become medical administrators in hospitals or government departments, or medical academics and/or researchers involved with teaching or medical research.

Traditional Chinese Medicine: Consultant Chinese herbal medicine practitioner and acupuncturist.

Mass Communication

Mass Communication is a course designed to enable students to succeed in today’s rapidly changing society. Its undergraduate program focuses on the theoretical and practical dimensions of communication and includes a few major streams of study comprising Advertising, Broadcasting, Journalism, and Public Relations.

Advertising focuses on "controlled communications", where the content and the delivery-mode are both paid for by the client. The degree can include elements of production, marketing, public relations, visual arts, communications research and interactive multi-media to develop and showcase the strengths of individual students.

Broadcasting major provides an introduction to contemporary broadcast media, including conventional radio and television as well as web-based and mobile technologies. The content equips graduates with key concepts, skills, attitudes and values required by broadcasters in the digital age. Students will examine a wide range of issues and learn to contextualise content for broadcast.

Film, Television and New Media is a film course for the digital age. Students are taught to tell stories through film, television and new media production. You will be learning media writing, narrative production, scriptwriting and multi-camera studio production.

Journalism is fascinating, rewarding and influential. In a world hungry for information about issues ranging from global warming to fashion and from armed conflict to football, the ultra-competitive modern media market needs versatile, multimedia journalists with cutting-edge academic and vocational skills and a highly developed awareness of ethics.

Public Relation develops communication in a variety of contexts, researches the effectiveness of communication, and plans the strategy behind communication campaigns. Graduates will have the ability to critically analyse, evaluate and compile new communication strategies; to function as a skilled communicator; and to establish and manage media relations industries is also enhanced by this cross-discipline course which allows students to diversify their creative skills and business knowledge.


Advertising: Advertising Manager, Media Buyer, Marketing Officer, Copywriter, Advertising Executive, Media Analyst, Market Researcher.

Broadcasting: Broadcaster, Online Reporter, Producer, Presenter and a wide range of careers in the radio, TV and video and new media industries.

Film and Television: Cinematographer, Vision and Sound Editor, Director, Scriptwriter, Cameraman, Producer, Film Critic, Scriptwriter.

Journalism: Journalist, Reporter, Author, Columnist, Copywriter, Web Publisher, Network Broadcaster, Editor for print, online, radio and television.

Public Relation: Public Affairs Officer, Corporate Affair Officer, Media Relations Officer, Communications Officer.

Social Science – Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology 

Anthropology addresses the big question – what makes us human? It is the study of human beings: how we evolved, why we live in different sorts of societies around the world, and how we interact with one another and the environment. An exciting and varied subject, anthropology covers a huge number of topics including human evolution, primatology, genetics, reproduction, nutrition, religion, kinship, politics and development.

History is an intellectually vibrant subject that is reaching out to a wider range of people than ever before. Its importance is recognized in modern culture, as well as national and international politics. It is also flourishing in all forms of media: television, film, radio, print and the internet. Studying history will help you understand about how the world today has come into being and why such disparities in wealth, power, education and beliefs exist, how people’s behavior is influenced by what they can remember or think they know about events in the past and etc.

In Political Science we study all aspects of political life worldwide. Political Science comprises four main areas of study. Comparative Politics examines and compares the political institutions and societies of particular countries, International Relations focus on the relations between states, their foreign policies, and international organizations like the UN and NATO. Political Theory examines theories about politics and society, Public Policy explores and evaluates the processes by which national, regional and local institutions of the state formulate and implement policies.

Sociology helps you to understand the questions below: have you ever wondered how globalization is changing social life today? Why popular culture is increasing dominated by 'reality' TV and media coverage of ‘celebrities’? How digital media – iPods, mobile phones, Facebook and the rest of the internet – shape our social lives and sense of self? And etc. Sociologists seek a systematic understanding of the patterns of actions and beliefs that characterize contemporary societies.


Anthropology: Ethnographer, International development Worker, Researcher, Policy Analyst, Journalist, Researcher for TV, radio and film production.

History: Archivist, Documentary Researcher, Journalist, Gallery Curator, Political Speech-writer, Historian, Tour Guide.

Political Science: Advocate, Foreign Affairs Officer, Media Analyst, Policy Analyst, Writer.

Sociology: Heritage presenter, Media or Social Commentator, Social Analyst, Researcher.

Sports Studies

Sports Science is a successful and well established course giving a sound coverage of three key disciplines of exercise, physiology, sport and exercise psychology and biomechanics. The role of sport and exercise scientists in the development of athletic performance, general fitness and health is becoming more widely recognised. During the course, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the scientific methods in the sport and exercise science arena, including knowledge on, Human structure and function with reference to exercise performance, health or movement; The psychology of working with those in sport; Nutritional needs of the physically active; The basic effects of pharmacological agents on exercise performance, disease and health; and Techniques and procedures used to assess physical fitness and well-being.

Sports Therapy degree programme is for those students with a strong interest in this fast growing profession. You learn to diagnose, treat and prevent sporting injuries as well as create exercise and training programmes for different population groups, ranging from elite athletes to ageing adults with chronic diseases. You will also learn the latest techniques and interventions as well as the latest therapy equipment.

Other sports programmes including Sports Training and Rehabilitation, Sports Coaching, Sports Management, Sports and Exercise Development, Exercise and Movement Science.


Sports Science: Graduates can gain entry into a wide range of employment opportunities in areas such as sport, exercise, leisure, health and education.

Sports Therapy: Sports Therapists work in sports injury clinic, sports club, health and fitness club, or with professional team or health promotion, lecturing in a sport or exercise related field.

Performing Arts – Dance, Drama, Music

This practice-based course provides you with specialist training for a performance career in Dance. The course covers a range of dance styles, as well as intensive performance and choreographic development programme. You will be showcased to the public and dance industry through major seasons in state-of-art theaters, featuring new work by famous choreographer.

Studying Drama helps you to develop creative competence for the theatre profession. It focuses on theatre from traditional text-based theatre to innovative performance practice, from theatre management to community theatre. Modules cover topics such as Shakespeare, stand-up comedy, Greek theatre, acting, physical theatre, theatre management and performance art, so you can develop your in-depth knowledge of methodological approaches, creative ideas, and historical evidence.

Music's appeal is a great mystery and there is enormous popular interest in uncovering its secrets. New instruments of music were developed for the experimental purposes as to suit the requirements of composers and performers. Harmony, temperament, resolution and organisation are all musical terms. Today the music industry is undergoing rapid changes due to the advent of music technology, computer software, and equipment in producing various audio and video. Emphasis is placed on the convergence of multimedia and music technology.


Dance: Independent artist, Choreographer, Dance teacher, community-based or commercial artist, Movement Specialist in health industries.

Drama: Theatre Producer, Actor, Literary Manager, Journalist, Author, Director, Performer, Scriptwriter, Stand-up Comedian, Casting Agent, Event Manager, Drama teacher.

Music: Musician in performance, music production/technology, music education, music business/ management, music therapy.

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacology

The Bachelor of Pharmacy offers student to gain broad training in physical and biological sciences, knowledge of drugs and their effects, and the application of this knowledge to the individual, the ability to provide advice and pharmacy care to consumers, and a scientific approach which will permit critical appraisal of development in pharmaceutical sciences. Pharmacist is one of the most accessible health professionals and work closely with patients to assist them with managing their medicines and disease states as well as promoting health and improving quality of life. Student will study pharmaceutical science and pharmacology in a bachelor of Pharmacy degree or as a degree itself separately. Pharmaceutical Science is the study of the science underpinning pharmacy. Chemistry is important through all stages of pharmaceutical production from drug design, synthesis, biological action, formulation and delivery. Pharmacology is the study of how drugs act on the cells and organs of the body, and the individual proteins and molecules with which they interact. Pharmacologist identifies and validates novel drug targets and develops future drugs for treatment of diseases.

Careers: Registered pharmacists work in pharmaceutics, community-practice-based pharmacy and hospital-based pharmacy areas. In industry, pharmacists are involved in the development, testing, manufacture, evaluation and quality control of drugs. Pharmaceutical scientists work in pharmaceutical Science industry to develop, manufacture and commercialise medicines to improve quality of life and treat and prevent diseases.


Physics is the most fundamental of the sciences dedicated to the study of energy, matter, space and time and reaches from the quark out to the largest of galaxies, and encompasses all the matter and timescales within these extremes. Classical physics became a distinct science around the 16th century and the 'classical laws' were identified over the subsequent years. By the early 20th century, it was believed that almost all the physical laws of the universe were discovered with only a few minor details that required attention. These minor details led to the wonders of Modern Physics, including Quantum physics and Relativity. From Galileo and Newton to Einstein, discoveries in Physics have raised many philosophical questions. At the heart of a professional physicist is a fascination with the "how and why" of the material world around us. Other courses related to Physics including Mathematics, Astrophysics, Theoretical Physics, Engineering and students can further their studies in Modern Optics, Semiconductor Physics and Quantum Mechanics, Nano science, Electromagnetism and Atomic and Nuclear Physics.

Careers: Most employment opportunities for physicists exist in hands-on research, development and teaching roles often within the resource and environmental management industries, medical laboratories and institutions, software and telecommunications companies and other technological research and educational organisations.

Psychology, Counselling

Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour, about how people think, act, react and interact. To enjoy psychology one needs a curiosity about human behaviour, relationships, skills and abilities and a matching enthusiasm for discovering how to explain them. Psychologists scientifically study all kinds of behaviour and the thoughts, feelings, and motivations underlying behaviour. Psychology examines questions such as: how do people act on a first date? How can we ease the effects of parental divorce on children? How can we help people to overcome depression or phobias? By collecting information about what people do, think, perceive and feel, psychologists answer questions about human behaviour, cognition and development.

Counselling is about listening to people, and enabling them to explore issues which are important to them. Studying both subjects provides a greater variety of career options because they develop skills and knowledge that are critical when working with individuals.

Clinical Psychology Doctor of (DClinPsychol) trains students to pursue a professional career as a clinical psychologist.

Doctor of Educational Psychology (DEdPsy) develops critical and conceptual understanding of the most recent developments in educational psychology and research into everyday educational psychology activities.

Careers: Psychology graduates work in management, personnel, social work, teaching, counselling and advertising. Postgraduates enter specific fields of psychological practice including clinical, counselling, educational, environmental, forensic, health, occupational or industrial psychology, sports psychology or research and teaching in further and higher educational institutions.


This broad biology-based course offers aims to equip students for further study in Veterinary sciences, or employment in animal research, animal nutrition, care and welfare, or the animal health, food, agricultural or biotechnology industries. It offers hands-on studies of both domestic and wild animals, with a great range of science specialisations. The curriculum incorporates project-based teaching, allowing students to work on a research project or undertake work experience. In addition, an animal science degree should allow a student with suitable grades to be eligible for entry into a veterinary science degree. The provision of electives allows a choice of at least five areas of interest within the course, including: animal biotechnology, animal ecology, animal genetics, animal health and animal physiology. Veterinarians play a major role in the health care of pets, livestock, zoo animals, and sporting and laboratory animals. Animals play many key roles in our lives, so preserving animal health is crucial to modern society. Veterinarians are at the heart of making this happen.

Other related programmes including Zoology, Animal Science, Wildlife and Conservation Biology.

Careers: As a veterinarian you will diagnose, treat and prevent disease or injuries in a wide range of animals; protect numerous domestic, wild and aquatic animal species; preserve animal production systems like tropical animal husbandry and aquaculture; and uphold environmental sustainability. Graduates may find places of career in animal welfare agencies, university and commercial animal houses, park services and veterinary, feed, chemical and biotechnology companies.

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