Pursue Your Master’s Degree With Offbeat Courses

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If you have just completed with your bachelor’s degree, you will obviously be wanting to do you, master’s, as well. Quite a right decision, but have you decided which master’s course to opt for? Confused?

Don’t be! With professions and fields developing exponentially, there are a zillion options out there waiting for you to pick them. So let us look at some of the best offbeat courses to choose for your master’s studies. 


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A not so well known field, Museology in simple words is the study of museums. It dwells in the history and development of museums. Not just this but it also imparts knowledge on the preservation of these museums and old artifacts. Museum, a huge place that holds and preserves collections of old and precious objects and artifacts, is a concept that is just a few years old. If the magnificence of museums leaves you awestruck and intrigued, then you must definitely work for one. You must also have a strong passion for history. A master’s degree in Museology will be the right choice for you.

Colleges offering the course:

  • University of San Francisco (USA)
  • University of Toronto (Canada)
  • National Museum Institute of History of Art (India, New Delhi)
  • University of Calcutta (India)


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A very interesting study in the field of human life, Gerontology is the detailed study of the ageing process of the old. Though not a popular field of study, it is gradually coming in the limelight gaining importance independently. To pursue this profession, you must have a medical background/qualification. A study in Gerontology focuses on teaching the students about the biological, socioeconomic, and political factors that most likely affect the elderly. If you have a medical background, are inclined more towards healthcare, and have the interest to understand the lives of the elderly, you must go ahead with the study of Gerontology. 

Colleges offering the course:

  • University of Southern California 
  • Michigan State University (USA)
  • University of Southampton(UK)
  • King’s College of London


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To become a cartographer, you must have an interest in Geography. Since cartography is the study and practice of making maps, you will be majorly dealing with understanding and studying the geographical boundaries and territories of countries, land, water bodies, etc. During your duration of the study, you will learn the history of map-making and also learn the new techniques of making a map. Moreover, you will not just be taught to develop maps on paper, but digitally as well.

Colleges offering the course:

  • University of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
  • University of Wisconsin Madison (USA)
  • Technical University of Munich (Germany)
  • Annamalai University  (Chennai, India)
  • Indian Institute of Surveying & Mapping (Hyderabad, India)


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Do you have a thing for fragrances? Do perfume like Chanel Coco, Calvin Klein, Diesel, etc. fascinate you? Then what if we tell you that you can actually study the making of such perfumes? Interesting isn’t it? 

Perfumery is the business of producing and selling perfumes. To become a perfumer, one must have a fine sense of smell and creativity.  The study of perfumery will teach you fragrance genealogy, the chemistry of fragrance, how to recognize smells of hundreds of essential oils & enhance your olfactory sense, also the operation of departments of a perfume company etc. Since there are very limited perfumers in the country, getting a proper qualification will greatly benefit you.

Colleges offering the course:

  • Givaudan Perfumery School (Paris)
  • University of Southampton (UK)
  • IFA (Paris)


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A study of beauty treatments and products, this majorly involves hair styling, manicures/pedicures, hair removal like waxing, etc. It is a medical field that mainly deals with the external appearances of a person. A cosmetologist is an expert that has knowledge of the body, skin and hair when it comes to beauty. If you have always been interested in beauty, make-up, beauty care, then you must surely think of considering cosmetology as one of your career choices. In order to pursue cosmetology, you will be expected to have a science base.

Colleges offering the course:

  • Fashion Institute Of Technology (New York, USA)
  • Uptodate Fashion Academy (Milan, Italy)
  • European Master in Translational Cosmetic and Dermatological Sciences (EMOTION) (Berlin, Germany)

All the above-mentioned courses are unique and are progressive toward growth and popularity among the youth. Considering one as your career choice wouldn’t be incorrect. If any of the mentioned course has interested you, you must start researching more about it.


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