Which Unusual Course Should You Study?

Are you scratching your head, trying to think of things to study at uni that don't bore you to tears? Does the idea of a normal 9-5 job in a typical career prompt you to take a micro-nap? 

Take this quiz to find out which strange - yet interesting - course could fit you to a tee.
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You're procrastinating! Instead of doing that big, important thing, where will we find you?
What do people usually tell you is your biggest strength?
What kind of environment would you prefer to work in?
What style of activities do you prefer in your work?
Patisserie
Learn the skills to run your own patisserie kitchen, majoring in delicious things like 'sugar work' and 'petit fours' along with the business know-how you need to hit the ground running.

Bonus: someone's going to have to eat all the cakes you make, so don't be surprised if you suddenly become popular while completing your homework. 

Job outcomes:
  • Pastry chef
  • Catering manager
Study areas include:
  • Sugar work and specialty chocolate items
  • Tortes and cakes
  • Food hygiene procedures
  • Catering revenue and quality control of food
Game Design & Development
A deep love for playing games is actually a career these days, and a growing one. Learn to build and design the video games of the future with a qualification in Digital & Interactive Games.

Job outcomes:
  • 2D/3D artist
  • Game designer
  • Animator
  • Game Developer
Example study areas:
  • Game Design
  • Storyboarding
  • Script Writing
  • Code Maintenance
  • Automation
Horticulture
Got a bit of a green thumb? Is your house filled with plants that seem to multiply somehow? Do you know the latinri names of all the flowers in your garden? Maybe you were born to bring out the beauty of the natural world.

Job outcomes:
  • Landscape designer
  • Botanic gardener
  • Horticulture consultant
  • Nursery manager
Example study areas:
  • Soil fertility
  • Plant biology
  • Floral art
  • Propagation
  • Crop production
Criminology
Have you got a true crime podcast obsession? A streaming queue full of detective and police procedural dramas? Find out why crimes are committed, the impact on wider society, and how to prevent future crimes from occurring. 

Job outcomes:
  • Community Development Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Policy and Projects Officer
  • Immigration Officer
Example study areas:
  • Forensic psychology
  • Criminology
  • Forensic science
  • Policing


Zoology
If you're one of those people that seems to have a natural connection with animals big and small, you could pursue a vocation that will have you in contact with animals every day.

Job outcomes:
  • Zookeeper
  • Vet Assistant
  • Wildlife Officer
  • Animal carer
Example study areas:
  • Scientific data analysis
  • Biology
  • Animal behaviour