There are diploma courses that are considered best over other degree courses in Kenya.
This article does not in anyway tell you to not pursue your degree but these are some of the diploma’s some regard as hotcake in the job market.
They are sought after because for some reason, their market niche is currently experiencing a boom. This has led to more organisations seeking people to apply and fill the ever rising job demands.
We compile some of the best diploma courses we think are better than degrees at the moment in Kenya.
1. Diploma In Estate Agency And Property Management
The reals estate industry is currently booming, and with it, more job opportunities have been created. For instance there is a demand for real estate agents.
Property owners don’t want to experience the hustle of dealing with tenants so real estate agents come in handy.
2. Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies
It is one of the fastest growing professions thus making it to the top marketable diploma courses in Kenya that is way better than a degree.
3. Diploma in Human Resource Management
You will not go wrong for choosing this course. This is because HR professionals are some of the key decision makers.
For this reason, organisations and companies cannot do without them.
Because of this demand, diploma graduates are in high demand as compared to their degree counterparts in this course.
4. Diploma in Quantity Surveying
This is one of the diploma courses that you can pursue with a grade of less than a C+. Technical University of Kenya is best known for producing high caliber graduates in quantity surveying.
Statistics show that you can get a job immediately and no matter how bad things may seem, you can never lack something to do.
5. Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
If you want something unique in the medical field yet to have a thing for technology, then this course is definitely for you.
6. Diploma in Architecture
This is another course that is definitely a hot cake and if this is your passion, please go and do it.
7. Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication
Graduates with diploma courses in journalism are perceived to be hands on and many organisations prefer them to their degree counterparts.
8. Diploma in Web & Graphic design
Most people in this field are self-employed and are outsourced by companies.
With the advent of technology, more and more businesses are being conducted online hence the demand for web and graphic designers.
The two courses can be done at the same time and are among the best paying diploma courses in Kenya today.
9. Diploma in Project Management/ Monitoring & Evaluation
If you have always wanted to work for an NGO, a diploma in project management or monitoring and evaluation will get you there.
In an NGO, you can be guaranteed a salary of more than 70K in a month with flexible working hours.
10. Diploma in Accounting and Finance
The corporate world is always in need of accountants and financial experts. It is no wonder that these courses are the most sought after diploma courses in Kenya.