Why study Entrepreneurial Economics?
Everyone knows that choosing your university degree once you get to the final year of your high school very important. For a start, you want the best chance in having a successful future. Secondly, you want to make sure that in university, you will have the subjects that interest you. Thirdly, you are hoping that your university days will be worth it and will lead you to reach your career goals in the future.
The variety of choices makes the whole process quite unsettling and nerve-wracking. So, whether you’re approaching the final years of your high school or are already at the moment for you to decide on which degree to take, here are some reasons why studying Economics may be a good idea…or better yet why ‘Entrepreneurial Economics’ at Kasetsart University?
Economics relates to everything
Yes, that’s right. Economics is part of our daily lives. It helps us to frame the choices and decisions we make each day. Whether you are deciding to buy a new pair of shoes, playing a game or deciding to study fewer or more hours for an exam, economics constantly plays a part in our lives, whether we’re aware of it or not.
We are always making decisions about our time or money, and what economics does is try to make sense of those decisions. Ultimately, the goal is to use that information to figure out how we can make better ones for ourselves and for others.
With ‘Entrepreneurial Economics’, you will be able to cultivate in addition–entrepreneurial skills. This degree is the cutting-edge version of studying economics. With these skills, you will understand the importance of economics and the impacts of businesses to the global aspects that affect everything around us and especially the way we are living.
You will get the grades if you work hard
According to the curriculum, you’ll first start with general education and the basics and principles of economics and entrepreneurship as a freshman.
As the course goes on, you will be able to pick and specialize in more interesting areas or majors that you can pick for yourself – Logistic Economics, Agribusiness and Food Economics, Hospitality and Tourism Economics, and the Economics of Finance for the Entrepreneur. Most courses will allow you to develop a more practical approach towards economics within these industries.
You will also have to do some mathematics and calculations, but it does not extend beyond the abilities that you have already learned in high school. It certainly does not require you to be a genius in order to pursue this degree. Therefore, you should get good grades by putting in lots of hard work and following the syllabus.
Student life activities
Several campaigns, clubs, societies and extra-curricular activities are also waiting for you. All these are available for you to choose from so that you can achieve that healthy balance between your studies and leisure time.
There are also sorts of exchange programs with our partner universities that will help you broaden your academic and cultural understanding.
Wide range of career opportunities
Being exposed to learning the combination of entrepreneurship and economics, you will have the strong foundation you need in starting your own business. However, if you do not want to risk starting a business just yet, you can always go back to studying and pursue a Master’s or PhD degrees, just like most of our alumni.
And of course, you could still work in job roles within a range of industries, such as:
– Banking and Finance
– Corporate Management
– Small Business Management
– Research Associations
Nevertheless, no matter what you choose to do after university, having a degree in “Entrepreneurial Economics” will surely land you a stable career and take you places.