Makerere University is one of the best public universities in East Africa offering marketable courses. It is located in Uganda. Most Ugandans pride themselves in it since most students come from far and wide to get education in this university.
It was formerly part of the Universities of East Africa (UEA) that later split into three; Dar es Salaam University in Tanzania, University of Nairobi in Kenya and Makerere University in Uganda.
Just like any other University, Makerere University offers a wide range of courses, some of which are obviously not marketable. Below is a list of most marketable courses at Makerere University;
1. Bachelor of Commerce
Right now, there is barely any field that does not require accountants and other finance experts. Therefore, with this course, you have a wide range of opportunities to tap.
2. Bachelor of Economics
A company and a country at large needs to know if the investment they are making will profit either in the short run or long run. Economists have the knowledge and skills on how to determine and predict economic patterns. They are mostly employed in government offices or some NGOs.
3. Bachelor of Arts in Education
This is one course and profession that may never run out of market. Teachers are always needed to teach in different institutions for various needs. With this, one can be a primary school teacher, a secondary school teacher, a lecturer or even a private tutor.
4. Civil Engineering
Roads and huge buildings come up each and every day. Civil engineers are needed to ensure that everything is in place and that the right materials are used in the right amounts.
5. Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
With legal cases being on the absolute rise, people always need professional lawyers who can tackle their cases with confidence, knowledge and prowess. Lawyers are really marketable.
6. Computer Science
We live in an age and time where everything is pretty much digitized. Computer science are skilled with information on how to tackle the computer world. They can be hired in companies to be the brain behind their digital platform.
7. Veterinary Medicine
Very many people ignore the importance of this course. With just 4 years study period, one can get employed by the national government to be in charge of projects that involve taking care of animals at national level. Apart from that one can come up with his own company that takes care of animal needs.
8. Journalism and Mass Communication
This is one of the most marketable courses right now. This with a little bit of online marketing prowess can take you to great heights. With this, one can end up working with companies such as National Geographic.
9. Business Administration
It has options such as Human Resource Management, Procurement, International business and Entrepreneurship. With this, one can work in a wide range of fields because each company usually needs someone to take care of the company’s resources.
10. Information Systems and Technology
In the current digitized world, people who have the online skills and knowledge stand a better chance of being employed. With this, one can be employed as an Information Technology expert of a company.