Is Architecture Underrated? Why You Should Consider Studying Architectural Engineering | Atypical Degrees

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Atypical Degrees

In the vast realm of engineering disciplines, architectural engineering often finds itself overshadowed by its more prominent counterparts. With its unique blend of architectural design and building engineering, architectural engineers play a vital role in shaping our built environment. Recieve multidisciplinary skills Architectural engineers possess a remarkable skill set that encompasses both the artistic vision…

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What is Modern Languages BA Like at University? | Atypical Degrees

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Atypical Degrees

In an increasingly globalized world, the ability to communicate across borders and bridge cultural gaps has become a vital skill. While many students are aware of the benefits of pursuing traditional degrees, such as business or engineering, there is a lesser-known and often underrated field of study that holds immense value – Modern Languages. A…

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Medical School as an Apprenticeship? | University News

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series University News

From September 2023, people will be able to become doctors through an apprenticeship programme thanks to a long-in-the-making plan. A more varied workforce that is more reflective of local communities will provide patients with better treatment thanks to the introduction of the Medical Doctor Degree Apprenticeship, which aims to increase access to and participation in…

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Should You Study Ethical Hacking? | Atypical Degrees

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Atypical Degrees

Whilst most degree programs aim to provide students with helpful and developmental knowledge, ethical hacking provides students with knowledge of techniques used to perform malicious attacks directed at unsuspecting customers. The goal of ethical hacking is to find weaknesses and strengthen security by employing the same methods and equipment as harmful hackers. Since there is…

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Should You Avoid Popular Degrees? – Series Introduction

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Atypical Degrees

Choosing the right university degree has always been a challenge! For students, the ‘right’ choice would largely be governed by predetermined factors such as parental influence, a bias towards a friend’s choice of university, or a draw towards the most popular courses studied by students. These are often the main deciding factors for students choosing…

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6 Compelling Reasons Not to do a PhD

Most people see getting a PhD as the next logical step in their education and career because of its widespread recognition as the pinnacle of academic achievement. However, getting a doctorate degree isn’t necessarily the best option for everyone. Time commitment is significant Involving oneself in a PhD programme is a major undertaking that calls…

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Best Non-Russell Group Universities To Consider Going To

Many prospective students are familiar with the Russell Group, a collection of 24 prestigious UK universities renowned for their research. There are, of course, many other excellent institutions of higher education in the United Kingdom besides those listed here. Many universities outside of the Russell Group have their own set of strengths and advantages that…

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