I am a final year undergraduate student, I would like to do a master's but don't know what field I should choose. Can you please guide me?

Asked by Mangalapelly Bhargav over 2 years ago

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MentR-Me Team

Study abroad expert

Here are some courses from international colleges that can help you become a billionaire as finding a high-paying job becomes a goal. For most of us, studying abroad means selecting a challenging course with superior facilities or a system that will pay well after graduation.

Choosing suitable courses increases as pursuing a high-paying career becomes a top concern; one such course is the STEM fields, or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths.

Graduates in STEM subjects are in high demand on the job market since these professions are among the highest paying. According to the most recent data released in January 2017 from the National Association of Colleges and Employers and the U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics, STEM careers are expected to grow and become the top-paying positions in 2017. The STEM fields are recommended for the highest-paying jobs worldwide, while country-specific criteria and curricula may vary:

Course: Mechanical Engineering
Work in the U.S., U.K., Australia, or Canada
$83,590 on an annual basis on average

Course: Civil engineering 
Work in Australia, the U.S., or the UAE
$82,220 in annual pay on average

Course: Actuarial Science
Work in the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and
Median pay: $97,070

Course: Biomedical Engineering
Work-friendly nations include New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, the U.K., and Canada.
$86,220 in annual salary on average

Course: Petroleum Engineering
Work in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, United States, Australia, and Norway
$88,700 is the average yearly wage.

Course: Environmental Engineering
Work in the USA, Canada, Russia, Brazil, Australia, United Arab Emirates
$84,560 in annual pay on average

Course: Computer Network Engineering/ Information Technology
Work in Australia, the U.S., the U.K., or Ireland
the typical yearly wage of $100,240

Course: Cyber Security and Computer Science
The U.S., UK, Ireland, Germany, and Israel are the countries to work in.
Typical annual wage: $90,120

Course: Finance
work in Ireland, Luxembourg, Hungary, U.S., U.K., New Zealand, Australia, Switzerland, Japan
Average annual salary: $89, 160

Course: Pharmaceutical Science
Country in need: Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, US, Sweden, Singapore
Average annual salary: $80,000 to $100,000

In established and developing countries, there are still plenty of job opportunities for those with skills in the STEM fields. They are frequently referred to as "future employment." There is numerous employment open in this field, including those for financial analysts, radiologists, ocean engineers, petroleum engineers, biochemists, mathematicians, IT managers, accountants, mechanical engineers, software developers, and others.

Abhiyudaya Chauhan

Abhiyudaya Chauhan

MentR-Me Team

Sr. Consultant

As you stand at this crossroads, it’s essential to consider both your personal interests and the demand in the job market. Here are some strategies to help you make an informed decision.

First, assess your interests and strengths. What subjects captivated you during your undergraduate studies? Are there projects or papers that sparked a passion? Reflecting on these experiences can guide you toward a field that not only interests you but also suits your skills.

Second, research potential careers. 

Sites like the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics offer insights into various professions, detailing job growth rates, educational requirements, and salary expectations. For example, fields like Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Sustainability are currently experiencing rapid growth and offer numerous opportunities.

Third, consider the future of the industry. 

Look into emerging trends such as digital transformation, renewable energy, or healthcare innovation. Choosing a field that is on an upward trend can enhance your job security and potential for growth.

Finally, speak with professionals in the field.

 Networking with industry insiders can provide a clearer picture of what to expect and what is expected of you in your desired field. They can offer practical advice and perhaps even mentorship opportunities.



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