Choosing a Major

Majoring in Film - how to choose your career and film school?

Majoring in Film - how to choose your career and film school?

For Rankings of FILM Schools and their programs descriptions -> please click HERE. Pursing a degree in film? You don't need a film studies degree to be the next Alfred Hitchcock (pictured) or Quentin Tarantino, but it could put you on the right path. Graduates with film degrees are prepared for a variety of jobs in the film industry. A career in the film industry typically requires an associate's or bachelor's degree, or on-the-job training. Directors and producers build their careers o...

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Studying Hotel and Hospitality Managemen

Studying Hotel and Hospitality Managemen

Please also click here to view the rankings of Hotel ManagementSchools and Schools Descriptions. Hospitality is the world’s #1 employer, a $1.8-trillion industry expected to directly employ more than 120 million people by 2020. Why study hospitality? You will have a great starting point: Tourism and hospitality covers the fundamentals of each industry, including tourism economics, food service and legal issues, giving you a manageable overview. You will develop a whole palette ...

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Majoring in Actuarial Science

Majoring in Actuarial Science

Please also click here to view the rankings of Actuarial Science Schools and Schools Descriptions. What is Actuarial Science? Actuarial science is an interdisciplinary profession that uses the principles of mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, and business to tackle some of the most pressing issues of risk across multiple industries. Insurance companies, banks, investment banks, pension management companies, and many arms of the government use actuaries for a variety of purposes. At...

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Game Design Programs in USA

Game Design Programs in USA

(Please also click here to see the rankings of Game Design Schools in USA) Studying Game Design A game designer takes the creative lead in imagining and bringing to life video game worlds, he/she thrives on creativity and imagination. But creating a video game is a long and complex process with many subsequent tasks and roles required to make a playable product. Game Designer Career Successful video game designers have a surprisingly broad skill set. They combine everything from graphic d...

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Studying Graphic Design

Studying Graphic Design

Please also click here to view the Rankings of Graphic Design Schools in USA (with summary of schools in alphabetical order) Graphic design is one of the most powerful art forms of our time. Design is commercial, social, public, and political. It shapes the meaning and impact of books, magazines, websites, leaflets, posters, advertisements, logos, film titles, and countless other media. Everywhere you look, designers are using words and images to penetrate people's hearts and minds. Why Gra...

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10 Toughest Jobs to fil (CareerCast 2017.02)

10 Toughest Jobs to fil (CareerCast 2017.02)

The CareerCast’s study in the US reflects a shift in demand for professions that cater to the aging population. Job vacancies for registered nurse and physical therapists are estimated to rise substantially by 2024. Other professions in demand, based on their growth outlook, include information security analyst, software engineer and medical services manager. We have selected some of the jobs here which are more relevant to students in Hong Kong. Please call us on 2391-9713 for a free ...

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Majoring in Computer Science - AI at undergraduate level

Majoring in Computer Science - AI at undergraduate level

2017.01 A degree in artificial intelligence (AI) engineering? In fact, there are enough universities in the United States that offer programs in AI. Artificial intelligence is the science as well as engineering of making intelligent machines, particularly intelligent computer programs that are related to process making use of computers to understand human intelligence, however AI doesn't have to confine itself to methods that are biologically observable. Branches of AI include - Natural la...

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Becoming a Chemical Analyst

Becoming a Chemical Analyst

Summary Chemical analysts are responsible for performing qualitative and quantitative analysis for the purpose of investigating the chemical nature of substances in order to identify and understand the substance and how it reacts to different conditions. Education Needed to Become a Chemical Analyst Earning a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, organic chemistry or biochemistry is typically the minimum requirement to get an entry-level job in analytical chemistry, such as Research Assi...

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Biotechnology, "CRISPR" - it all began with a routine lecture (2016.10)

Biotechnology, "CRISPR" - it all began with a routine lecture (2016.10)

Feng Zhang The 34-year-old first heard about how certain bacteria can clip out sections of viral DNA during a run-of-the-mill lecture in 2011. The biomedical engineer had been working without success for about a year at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University’s Broad Institute to develop a precise way to cut and paste DNA, in order to gain unprecedented control over any living thing’s genome. He quickly realized that the bacteria were on to something. He...

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Study Computer Science Major

Study Computer Science Major

Current IT Market in Hong Kong In terms of skills in demand, heavy emphasis are being placed on business intelligence skills within the software development market, as more and more data analysis is required by companies these days. SQL experts with SSRS/SSIS/SSAS skills are in demand especially in the financial industry, and there is a continuous shortage of .Net programmers. JS frameworks specialists are extremely sought after due to a number of start-ups adopting this technology in ...

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