These days it seems that everybody has a degree. Perhaps degrees are not looked at with the same appeal that they were ten years ago. But it is still important to have a degree, and it can open doors for you. You may have already decided what you are going to do for a degree, or you may have no idea.
You could pick a standard degree like most people do. But there is also the option of selecting more unusual degrees. If you have a passion for something a little odd then there may well be the opportunity to study it. Many top universities offer a diverse range of degrees.
For something a little different, you should think about picking an unusual degree to add some spice to your life. Here is a list of a few unusual degrees you never knew existed.
It seems like a student’s dream come true. But believe it or not it is possible to do a degree in brewing. You will need to have a keen interest in alcohol. But you will also need an interest and passion for science too as well as the brewing process. This is quite a popular course. And it can lead to interesting and successful career opportunities.
Astronomy is one of the more adventurous and exciting degree choices. It sounds old-fashioned but people still get degrees in astronomy these days. This is the study of anything from stars, planets and meteors. Imagine exploring the idea of life on other planets. You could be reading about constellations and writing a paper about the Milky Way. With an astronomy degree, you could start a career as an astronomy professor. You may even want something a little more fascinating. If so then you could take steps to become a theoretical astrophysicist.
Bath Spa University offers a course in Circus and Physical Performance. This sounds like one of the most fun degrees it’s possible to do. Students work on body training through an array of physical exercises and techniques. The course also offers students the opportunity to perform at the Glastonbury Festival.
No, you’re not imagining it. It is possible to take a degree studying cult American television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Portland State University offers a course exploring Buffy culturally and thematically. You can examine the show in terms pop culture studies and gender studies. As well as looking at the role of Buffy Summers as a feminist icon and role model.
University College London offers the opportunity to take a degree in Viking Studies. It has proven to be a popular and competitive course. You will learn about Old Norse and Scandinavian languages. You’ll study runes and Scandinavian culture as well as having the option to spend a year of the course studying in Scandinavia.
Yes, you can do a degree in surfing. And what better place to do so than in Cornwall. Cornwall College offers you the chance to do this wonderful course. But you won’t just be studying surfing. You will examine the importance of marine conservation. But you’ll also look at how to build a surfboard and the psychology of surfing success.