Get Your Thinking Caps On
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics. Today, we’ll be giving you a brief walkthrough through the above subjects, highlighting their many benefits.
Loads Of Variety
In general, the STEM field tends to offer a variety of opportunities for all students. Each area has a wide range of different paths you can opt for, where you can specialise in the exact role you’d like to go down with a surprising amount of depth.
If you’re wondering about the long term, the STEM fields are ever-growing industries, meaning job opportunities definitely won’t be running out any time soon.
Also, if you choose to study these subjects at UM, you’ll benefit from some of the nicest and most modern faculties the university has to offer!
Why Choose STEM Subjects?
#1 – Thinking long term, STEM subjects tend to offer high job security. The good part of getting such difficult degrees is that you tend to achieve a very high-level skillset.
#2 – A more short-term benefit would be the fact that STEM students benefit from stipends almost double that of other courses, so you get lots of cash to spend on retail therapy.
#3 – STEM jobs are in high demand. There are many vacancies in these fields at the moment, the industry needs and wants to hire you ASAP.
#4 – Know what else high demand means? High demand means high pay. Yep, this sector tends to be paid quite well, so the hours you spent working on getting those golden grades will all be worth it in the end.
What Jobs Can You Get Into?
Some popular STEM positions include: physician, engineer, scientist, dentist, IT professional, computer scientist and mathematician – as well as some of the below.
Is STEM Right For You? Learn More With Tech.mt
Tech.mt is a local company that loves the STEM field. They work closely with academic institutions to constantly improve Malta’s STEM curricula.
They do this alongside many other initiatives, with an overall goal of positioning Malta as a high quality, creative & tech-savvy country. They’re also very involved in engaging with the youth community and helping them along their journey.
In case you were wondering, some of the most popular STEM subjects are: Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Pure Mathematics, Computing, Graphical Communication & Information Technology.
If you’ve got any of the above, you’re on the right track!
Time For A Change Of Scene?
Whether you’re reconsidering your course and looking to switch career paths, or maybe you’re yet to choose your subjects, STEM is a very interesting & stable field you could go for.
If you’d like to learn a little more about the field, or talk to a couple of professionals about the experience and benefits, get in touch.