Welcome to our last post on why YOU should study BA (Hons) Digital Marketing. We hope that our last two posts have been informative, but if you are still unsure on which route to take, let’s get real and talk about your future career and job prospects.
Digital skills gap
I’m sure by now you will have heard of the digital skills gap? The demand for digital skills has already doubled within the last 5 years, and this is only going to grow, with over half of the world’s population being active on the internet regularly. By 2020, there is a predicted 150,000 digital jobs and not enough people with the digital skills to fill them.
It’s time you took advantage – view our BA (Hons) Digital Marketing course.
What job prospects can I expect?
The growing number of digital jobs means a number of different roles are available in digital marketing. The course will prepare you for a range of digital marketing careers and roles in a variety of industries including Marketing and Communications, PR, Technology, Tourism, Oil and Gas, Professional Services, Public Sector, Private Sector, Finance and Hospitality. Possible roles include Digital Marketing Executive, Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Analyst, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Marketing Communications Manager and Communications Officer.
#1 University in Scotland for employability and industry connections
RGU is ranked as the top university in Scotland for its industry connections and has a reputation for supporting students in their career journeys, with a graduate employability record of 96.3%.
Now think of this – on completion of this course you will have developed digital skills, practical skills and graduated from a university with a 96.3% employment rate. You will also be entering an industry with 150,000 digital jobs and not enough people with the skills that you now have.