Quora pixel


Top Study Abroad Options After 12th Commerce

Posted on Jul 14, 2018
[adrotate banner="24"]

Study Options - Commerce

Just a couple of decades ago, Indian students who aspired to study abroad looked only towards engineering, medicine, and law. The courses offered abroad were not  just costly but not aligned with our education system here. However, things have changed considerably since then. With the progress of education and availability of various scholarships opportunities & loans, students are now exploring options beyond the traditional favourites. Nowadays, we see many students opting for undergraduate education in Commerce, Accountancy, Management in top universities abroad.


If you are looking for world class education in the field of commerce, accountancy, economics or law, there is a plethora of courses to choose from.


If you seek a program in commerce, there is a whole world of undergraduate degree alternatives. In some countries such as UK, it is mandatory for the applicant to have industry experience at least for a year.


Students can go for professions like economist, investment banking analyst, data analyst, marketing manager, auditor, teacher and many other business, government, and academic jobs, after earning a degree in economics. Some programs may be more theoretical in nature while some can target Applied Economics. Also, some can be completely math-centered while others may not be. Applied economics is a good course to pursue if you are interested in a career as an economist, data analyst, auditor, or investment banking analyst.


Every organization, big or small require accounting services. The core courses in an accounting program could be business, accounting, finance and mathematics. Some universities may require students to complete courses in Computer based applications and/or business and corporate law.


Marketing is at the core of every business. That book you read, the drink you consume, or the movie you watch? They reached you because of marketing efforts by the companies that created the product. In marketing courses, students are taught about advertising, sales promotion, public relations, and direct marketing, as well as efficient communication technologies. Marketing needs a keen insight into buyer behaviour and how people’s expectations from the company.


Management is one of the most sought after courses in the commerce field. In management program you learn basic concepts of essential managerial roles. Some of the subjects you learn are Business law, Financial accounting, Information systems, macroeconomics, microeconomics, Business finance, Business statistics, International business, Managerial accounting and Marketing. You can take up specializations such as global marketing, global human resource management, international accounting and finance corporate finance, international management, operations and supply chain management and project management.


If number crunching is your forte, pursue a career in Finance. Here you get to learn basic accounting, microeconomics and statistics.

Specializations may follow in the later years of the undergraduate life.


If you love numbers, choose a stream that includes pure mathematical research or teaching field. Other interdisciplinary courses may involve combining mathematics with subjects studied by engineers, architects, computer software engineers, physicists, statisticians, accountants, logicians, actuarial scientists and accountants. Have a go at algebra, calculus, and mathematical statistics.