The Good Universities Guide has launched Five Reasons Why, a series of blogs and articles dedicated to providing prospective students with insights into choosing their future profession. Each piece reveals five key reasons you should consider a career in a particular field, including everything from study duration and subject variety to job prospects and median salaries.
Communications has been a very popular field of study for years, despite increasingly strong competition for jobs. The degree is constantly evolving too, having expanded well beyond the production of journalists, encompassing professionals in public relations, marketing and advertising to name but a few sectors.
The rise of digital media has also played a part in proliferating the number of roles in the industry. Social media officers and digital marketing coordinators didn't exist a decade ago but with younger demographics flocking to sites like Instagram and Facebook for information, they are now integral within businesses.
Below you will find five reasons that a career in communications might just be your calling.