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Undergraduate Degree in Business

Posted 28 May

9 Advantages of Studying an Undergraduate Degree in Business 

Thinking of studying an Undergraduate Degree in Business? It's a fantastic opportunity to add to your skillset. A professional qualification is an investment in tomorrow. It will do nothing but enlighten you to all the possibilities that your future holds. It will make you stand out from the rest of the crowd and in doing so, you will become more employable. It is the opening up of a range of possibilities in your professional career. This post will help you to understand why.

Undergraduarte Degree in Business

Undergraduarte Degree in Business

Advantages of Studying an Undergraduate Degree in Business #1

It will open up new opportunities

When you enrol on this journey to obtain a professional qualification, you will be introduced to a myriad of new topics. You might know the subject areas’ name or initial concept, but to actually study them is completely different. Once you begin to delve into the content of the subjects, you will start to form new ideas. You might discover that you’re well suited to entrepreneurship, marketing, strategic management or business communications. This kind of discovery might only happen through studying a business degree. It’d be much more difficult if you were to just try and learn for yourself, as you wouldn’t get the full picture. 

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Increase your earning potential

People who have gone to college are much more likely to earn a higher salary than those who haven’t. You might think you have all the skills and qualifications needed for the role, but you have nothing to show that you’re qualified. It’s very hard to get a leg up to a role where you’re earning good money unless you have years of experience or something to prove that you know what you’re talking about. Having a professional qualification like an undergraduate degree, will help you do that. It shows that you are committed and up to date with what’s going on in the world of commerce. On top of that, it shows something much more valuable; that you’re interested. This point cannot be stressed enough. If you’re actively interested enough to study business at college, employers will see just how valuable having you under the same roof as them is. 

Undergraduarte Degree in Business

Undergraduarte Degree in Business

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An investment in your future.  

It will take time to complete a professional qualification, the average is usually three years to complete an undergraduate degree in business. But it will be worth it. It is not a short time to commit to a course, but it will fly by once you’re finished and looking back on it. Having a degree in business will be something that you will hold for the rest of your life that can’t be taken away from you. 

Advantages of Studying an Undergraduate Degree in Business #4 

Help you to consider new avenues 

You might want to obtain an undergraduate degree in business in order to take your education further, whether it’s a Master’s, Higher Diploma, MBA or a PHD. The sky is the limit. You might like education so much that you seek a career in education. Whatever your end goal, it starts with an undergraduate degree first. 

This professional qualification will give you the necessary tools needed to compete in an ever-changing market. It will also make you a lot more likely to be successful in your endeavours. Perhaps you are a budding entrepreneur and thinking of starting a business, as many graduates end up doing. Read more about this here. If you choose to go down this route, you will find that a lot of it is done through trial and error. This can be very costly and if you already have knowledge from how things have worked for other businesses, you’ll be able to approach things with tested theory, rather than going in blind.


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Having an undergraduate degree will increase your job security 

You will become a more valuable asset to your employers as a result of enrolling in an undergraduate degree in business. This is true whether it’s your first job or you’re currently employed and taken a part-time undergraduate degree or you are unemployed and are on the job hunt for the first time. Your applicable knowledge will be up to date at the cutting edge of how things are done in industry. Your employer will be aware of this and see you as a bigger contributor to the business. They won’t be as likely to let you go to a different company.


Undergraduarte Degree in Business

Undergraduarte Degree in Business

Advantages of Studying an Undergraduate Degree in Business #6

An undergraduate degree is broad enough that it will allow you to work in any industry 

All industries are centred around business. Whether that’s finance, technology, retail, music, fashion, etc. They all need money for the cogs to keep moving and to stay afloat. They all need people to drive them in order to survive. Business people are these drivers. A degree in business will prepare you to move into whatever field you wish. There are no industries where having a professional qualification is not relevant. You can specialise within whatever area of business you wish. Maybe you decide you want to make money in Digital Marketing, join one of Galway's Emerging Startups, sales or whatever the case may be. 


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Improve your employment prospects 

You are statistically more likely to find employment with a professional qualification such as an undergraduate degree in business. Recruiters and employers will find you on LinkedIn and look at your education first. It’s important for them to see that you’re committed to learning and have an undergraduate degree to show for it. It shows that you’re committed, hard-working, intelligent and able to tackle difficult problems while focusing on the overall goal.


Advantages of Studying an Undergraduate Degree in Business #8

Networking

You might meet people within your course who are like-minded and have great ideas for their own career path. Many people who go on to start businesses after college do so with other people that they have met through their business degree. To add to this, you will make a new host of friends while studying at college. Often times you will be studying in groups and you might make friends with some people that you didn’t expect to and will learn massively from these individuals who might have had a completely different set of life experiences than you. 


Advantages of Studying an Undergraduate Degree in Business #9

Personal Development 

There is a lot of hard work that goes into an undergraduate degree. You will learn a huge amount and will begin to approach problems in a different way than before. You won’t realise it until after completing the degree because the changes that happen will add up over time. But when you look back on how much you have changed and grown academically, you will surprise yourself.


Galway Business School offers a range of undergraduate degree programmes to suit whatever your needs may be. Follow this link to find the one that suits you best.