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Weird and Wonderful Courses

Know you want to take a course but haven’t a clue what to study? We’ve put together a list of weird and wonderful courses you can do that you probably didn’t even know exists:

  • Brewing and Distilling

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You’re assured to be a favourite in your university halls with a course like this. Name a student at university that doesn’t like alcohol? You probably can’t. Believe it or not, this is an extremely popular degree, you’ll need an interest in science and the brewing and distilling process. It’s not just about drinking what you make, unfortunately!

Where can I study? Heriot Watt University

  • Circus and Theatre

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We’re not clowning about here. During this weird and wonderful course, you’ll be taught by experts in the business where you’ll gain a wide range of skills and physical training.

Where can I study? Bath Spa University 

  • Floral Design

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Always fancied yourself as a florist? A florist course will teach you how to plan and design flower arrangements. This course can offer a very promising, rewarding career. You could make floral arrangements for weddings, birthdays, valentines day and many other occasions. It’s always going to be an in demand industry, occasions are always going to come around.

Where can I study? You could study and distance learning course or study at the Myerscough College in Floral Design.

  • Ethical Hacking

You’ll use the same skills as malicious hackers do to find weaknesses in systems but you’ll use this knowledge to obtain security in a legal manner.

Where can I study? You can study via online courses or at the University of Abertay.

Surf Science

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If you want to get off to a surfing start then a course in surf science might just be what you’ve been looking for. This course won’t teach you how to surf so be aware! It’s more about the science and technology behind surfing.

Where can I study? Cornwall College

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