Most Marketable Degree Courses In Kenya and Salary Scale.

This article outlines the list of Most Marketable Degree courses in Kenya.

Due to the increasing rate of unemployment and graduates tarmacking for long before getting a job, the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement(KUCCPS) has highlighted some of the courses that if taken can secure one job almost immediately after graduation.

Recently, there are some courses that were scraped out of universities due to a lack of reliability in the job market. Every year, over 800,000 graduates are dispatched into the job market, but due to lack of employment opportunities, many of them end up losing hope resulting in menial jobs to earn a living.

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Here are some of the marketable degree courses in Kenya;

1. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery 

For one to pursue a bachelor of medicine and surgery in any university, one must have obtained a mean grade of C+ and passed principal subjects. The course takes a duration of six academic years each with three semesters. The courses comprise several units like; anatomy, Biochemistry, pharmacology, among others, and regular tests that are done to check the progress of the student.

The graduate will work in a hospital, clinic, or any other medical required field, The course is so much marketable because the health sector is a crucial institution and needs to be taken with caution and so does it require many experts.

2. Bachelor of Software Engineering and Web Design

This becomes the second marketable course because it entails mobile applications, programming, web design and development, and analytics among others. These activities are vital in our daily lives since we need to use phones, computers, and home appliances that have been well-programmed so that it does not bring harm to the user.

The course takes a period of full four academic years for a bachelors’ degree. There are not many specifications about the course only that one needs to have had a minimum mean grade of C+ and good knowledge in mathematics as the course entails a lot of calculations.

One can be employed or employ himself by creating applications and selling to sponsors and investors or building websites for businesses and corporates.

There are many website designers in Kenya with most of them based in Nairobi Kenya. Safaricom and Website Hosting Kenya are some of the most trusted and experienced web designers in Kenya.

The average salary of a software engineer is approximately Ksh 100,000 to Ksh 300,000 depending on a number of factors. 

3. Bachelor of Pharmacy

This is a medical course that deals with preparing and dispensing drugs to various users. It’s a marketable course because the health sector needs specialists to manufacture medicine for the upcoming diseases. 

Only trained personnel are allowed to run pharmacies for the purpose of issuing various drugs to the sick as well as hospitals. A bachelor of pharmacy course takes approximately five a