The top courses to help you get hired September 2023

Get your coat, Autumn is here… 

September brings many things – crunchy leaves, pumpkin spiced lattes, and an influx of Halloween-themed things in all retail stores – not to mention, the beginning of a new school year (cue: parents’ sigh of relief). Think you have to be ‘going back to school’ to learn something new? Think again. 

To help inspire you to start learning online, we’ve selected six top courses that’ll help get you hired in September 2023: 


Learn about business

Studying business will provide you with diverse business knowledge, versatile career options, and skills for management and entrepreneurship. 

Not only does it foster networking, problem-solving, and communication abilities with a global outlook, it’s also a foundation for many careers – whether you want to work in marketing, finance, HR, management, or business development.

And because this subject is so versatile, you’ll be able to adapt and excel in various sectors, from corporate environments to startups, government agencies, and non-profit organisations.

Perfect for: People who want to hit the ground running (and other business related idioms). 

We recommend: The BA (Hons) Business and Management and the BA (Hons) Business and Marketing from University of Essex Online.

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Learn about psychology

Want to find out why people think, feel, and act the way they do? You should study psychology…  

A psychology course covers a range of topics related to human behaviour and mental processes, from biological psychology, which explores the brain’s role in behaviour and cognition, to cognitive psychology, which investigates mental processes like memory and problem-solving. 

By learning about psychology, you’ll gain the tools you need to pursue a career in counselling, research, or education, whilst gaining insights into your own personal growth, relationships, and societal challenges. 

Perfect for: People who want to delve deep into the human psyche. 

We recommend: The BSc (Hons) Psychology and the BSc (Hons) Business Psychology from University of Essex Online.

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Learn about law

Whether you want to train to practice law, influence social change, or develop your understanding of legal frameworks, taking a law course is a great way to do it.

And if you’re interested in becoming a lawyer or solicitor, an An LLB (Bachelor of Laws) is the first step. This degree course will equip you with essential knowledge of legal principles and systems, helping you to hone your legal abilities and gain an industry recognised credential.  

LLBs, amongst other law courses, will also enable you to specialise in certain areas of law, such as international law, business law, and criminology. 

Perfect for: People who want justice to be served.  

We recommend: The LLB (Hons) Law and the LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology from University of Essex Online.

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