In consideration with the current economic status in the country, a number of diploma courses are becoming far much better than degrees and they even have better pay.
Though in the past there used to be a general perception that degree courses are better than diplomas but that is not what is in the offing these days.
These days most employers will shun out degree holders and opt for those with diplomas and certificates courses .
Below is a list of diploma courses that are better than degrees and sometimes people don’t realize ;
1. Diploma study/ course In Estate Agency And Property Management
This equips one with the ability to open a floodgate of opportunities.
Most booming industries like such as estate and the demand for real estate agents is at an all-time high.
2. Diploma study/ course in Purchasing and Supplies
Those who have persued a diploma course under Purchasing and Supplies have no reason to regret since it has become the fastest growing professions thus making it to the top marketable diploma courses in Kenya that is way better than a degree.
3. Diploma course / study in Human Resource Management
A number of Human resource personnel are some of the key decision makers in the organisation and companies thus they m cannot do without them.
Most diploma course graduates are in high demand as compared to their degree counterparts in this course.
4. Diploma course / study in Quantity Surveying
One can pursue this course with a grade of less than a C+.
One advantage with this course is that, even if one is not able to get a job immediately and no matter how bad things may seem, trust me you that you can never lack something to do.
5. Diploma course / study in Pharmaceutical Technology
This profession gives you a chance to work in top pharmaceutical companies in Kenya where you are likely to earn100K a month.
One can also open own chemist something that most people prefer.
One is able to earn more that 100K in a month and way better than someone who spends 8 hours .
6. Diploma course/study in Architecture
Contrary to the perception most Kenyans have about this course, it is still one of the best diploma courses in Kenya.
The course is not saturated and there is still a high demand for architects in this country.
With a starting salary of 50K, you will find that in the long run, you are likely to be making more money than your degree counterparts.
7. Diploma course /study in Journalism & Mass Communication.
8. Diploma course or Study in Web & Graphic design
9. Diploma course or Study in Project Management/ Monitoring & Evaluation.