Retail industry IV

Retailing careers are again a hot prospect for new graduates, but things are changing.

Hospitality and Tourism

Career opportunities are excellent in one of the most vibrant sectors of the UK economy, says Ian Sykes of Inverness College

Leisure

A £10bn-a-year industry in the UK alone, leisure encompasses career opportunities from heritage sites and libraries to tourism and sport

Physics: Universal Truths

What is physics? It's at the heart of everything, opening doors to a wide variety of careers, says Ian Cuthbert of the Institute of Physics

Primary school teaching

Hands up ­ who wants to become a teacher? It can be tough, but primary school teaching can change lives, says Anne Williams, head of education at King Alfred's College, Winchester

Music

If you're interested in studying music at university or college, there is a huge variety of courses on offer, covering areas as diverse as classical and modern performance, composition, conducting and music production

Fine Arts

The subject has evolved to combine traditional skills with new media technologies, says Linda Shortt of the University of Hertfordshire

Social work

Social work provides great job satisfaction, says Audrey Thompson

Construction II

"I wanted a career with variety that brought new challenges every day and tangible results after all your efforts, something that allowed me to work outside and see the world, not stuck behind a desk from nine to five" -Victoria Wilkinson, civil engineer for the Halcrow Group

Mental Health Nursing

The benefits of studying a nursing or midwifery course in Scotland are academic as well as social, says Caitran Guthrie



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Languages

Oxford University's Julie Curtis and Katrin Kohl discuss how foreign language studies can lead to career opportunities at home and overseas

Multimedia arts

An MA in multimedia arts opens up unlimited possibilities.

Popular music

Just for the record, Tim Pike ­ Senior Lecturer in Music at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) ­ notes courses that could help in the search for chart success in popular music

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