The quest to get a well-paying job after graduation is no doubt the dream of every undergraduate.
But if making money from your first job is one of the major reasons you want to get a degree, you absolutely need to prepare yourself for certain courses.
These courses will not only put food on your table, but they can also make you very rich
Here are five courses you should go for if you want to start making a lot of money immediately after getting your BSc certificate.
In Nigeria and many other parts of the world, medicine is one of the most marketable and high paying jobs. Even at the National Youth Service Corps level, medical graduates get a better allowance than other corps members from their places of primary assignments.
2. Petrochemical Engineering
This course offers a heavy pay with good allowances including house allowance, car allowance and many others. Petroleum is Nigeria’s largest exporting product and as such, petrochemical engineers in the country are in hot demand. According to Glassdoor, Shell engineers are making over N500,000 monthly.
3. Estate Management/Architecture/ Civil Engineering
Studying any of these three which are usually under the same faculties in Nigerian Universities can position you for a high paying job. On the average, entry-level civil engineers make between N100, 000 – N350, 000.
According to the 2018 Stutern’s report, Logistics/Transportation industry is one of the most paid industries. The research survey shows that the industry has the highest respondents earning ₦200,000 and more.
Unlike Business Administration, Mass Communication and Law, Geology is not a popular course among Nigerian students. However, it is one of the most profitable courses because oil companies like Shell and Chevron usually run after good brilliant geology graduates.