Obtaining a higher education qualification, such as a degree, will significantly improve your career prospects. A degree is a gateway to employment, with forecasts predicting that 50% of all job vacancies from now until 2020 will be in areas most likely to demand graduates.
Not only will there be a wider variety of career options on offer, including the potentially lucrative graduate job market, but once you have graduated you are more likely to be promoted to managerial positions – many organisations are now employing graduates for special trainee schemes. Some occupations such as Law and Medicine demand that you have a degree in a specific subject to be able to build a career in that field.
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