These days a degree is an essential, but what sets you apart is your choice of professional qualification.
London, England (PRWEB UK) 14 January 2015
London School of Marketing, a leading institution offering accredited marketing and business qualifications in the heart of London, has released an article revealing the top five benefits of a studying for a professional designation as compared to an academic degree.
"While academic courses are long and require heavy commitment, professional courses help to refresh and update knowledge within a short period of time," the article states. "Professional qualifications focus on developing application and contextualisation skills to make this learning relevant to work."
Complementing a comprehensive range of blogs, whitepapers and case studies designed to support students pursuing sought-after marketing, business and academic designations, the benefits the article lists include networking, demonstrating commitment to potential employers and gaining specific job related skills.
"Unless you’re considering a future in academia, theoretical knowledge alone will not be sufficient," the article concludes. "In order to get a job you love, you need to develop a practical understanding of your field of interest. These days a degree is an essential, but what sets you apart is your choice of professional qualification."
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London School of Marketing delivers accredited marketing and business qualifications, and offers courses from recognised professional bodies such as CIM, EduQual and CAM, BA (Hons) Marketing, MA Marketing and Innovation, and an MBA from Anglia Ruskin University. Based in Central London, they are a QAA approved institution. The school also has offices in Sri Lanka, a network of Local Access Points (LAPs), and online programmes of learning. Courses are run over a broad range of study modes.