The discrimination between HND and Bachelor’s Degree is so high in a country like Nigeria. This is to an extent that BSc holders earn twice as HND holders in some places. Here we will highlight five (5) diploma courses that are better than degrees. See 5 reasons you should not graduate with First Class Degree.
After graduation, degree holders dream of working for big companies like NNPC, Safaricom, etc. While diploma holders focus on building their skills and gaining relevant experiences. Read: Unemployed first class graduate cries out over lack of job.
Diploma courses that are better than degrees
Below are 5 diploma courses that are better than degrees;
1. Diploma in Web and graphic designs
Many organizations in Nigeria are looking for a web and graphic designers, as most businesses are now done online.
A web designer is responsible for the design and layout of a website. They are involved with the technical and graphical aspects of a website. They also maintain and update an existing site. Aside from working for a company, they can also work as freelancers. Their salary range is between N190,000 to N250,000.
2. Diploma in Real Estate
Real estate deals with properties, lands, buildings, and air rights that are above land, and the underground rights below it.
With the rising population, and people moving to urban centres, there is no profitable business like the real estate. The salary range is between N200,000 and N300,000.
3. Diploma in Nursing
Nursing has to do with taking care of individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well, and in all settings. Nursing roles also include the promotion of health, prevention of illness, and the care of ill, disabled and dying people. Nursing is in high demand in Nigeria and around the world.
4.Diploma in Pharmacy
Pharmacy is a science or practice of the preparation and dispensing of medicinal drugs. The salary range is between N25000 and N400,000.
5. Diploma in Building Technology
With the rate people are building houses in Nigeria, building technology is in a high demand.
Building technology is the application of technology to the design of buildings. It is a component of architecture and building engineering and is sometimes viewed as a distinct. The salary range is between N190,000 and N200,000.