How to choose a right course?

How to choose a right course?

Many students are often confused about which course to choose. Each course leads to unique career options and study of different subjects. Some students are usually confused between two courses while some students have no idea which course to select at all. In either of the cases, we will assist you to choose the best course for you.

Here are few tips to select a right course for you:

Area of interest: Find out the subject that you enjoy most while studying and analyse your strength in the particular subject. If you’re strong at multiple subjects, choose the one which you can take up as a career in future. Sometimes, there might be courses which was not part of your academics and you might be interested to take it up as a career at the university level such as photography, film, sports etc. Many universities keep adding new courses like ethical hacking, Digital marketing etc. If you are really interested in these and would like to take these courses as your career, it’s good to choose these courses. Many universities also provide scholarships for the new courses.

Explore the career options: While making a selection for a course at university level, it is very important to explore all the career options associated with the course. Studying abroad is quite expensive and the career you choose should give you return on investment.

Course duration: While choosing a course, it is equally important to know the duration of the course that you’re going to pursue. By knowing the duration, you can evaluate the length of your stay, cost of living and costs associated with the course/university. Here’s the list of different standard course durations:

Course Duration*
Undergraduate Degree 3 years
Master’s Degree 1-2 years
Postgraduate Certificate 6 months
PhD 4 years

*The duration given might sometimes differ based on the country/university chosen.

Study Destination: Some courses will not be offered or popular in some countries. So, it’s important to know the course that you wish to study is offered in your university. It is good to select a destination where the course selected has lot of scope in university as well as in the market.

Still confused? –We at IMTP consultants are experts in guiding the students to select the right course based on their individual interests and career options. In case if you’re confused, contact us at and get the assistance on the course selection.