Should I change my course if it doesn’t feel right?
If you are already asking yourself this question, then the short answer is yes, but keep reading for the longer answer.
It is completely normal to question whether you have chosen the right university course and to consider switching studies.
Let me take a few guesses at some of the thoughts you might be having right now.
It’s too late to change course.
I’ve spent so much time on this already.
I’ve spent so much money on this.
I’ll be years behind everyone else.
Stop saying no to yourself.
As the old saying goes, ‘knowledge is power’ – so, you need to hop onto a search engine and do as much research as possible.
Ask those hard questions, like what will the career look like, what will the day-to-day work be like.
Then ask yourself: do the answers align with your own goals?
Do not panic if you realise they don’t.
Time spent acquiring knowledge and skills is never wasted, even if you end up in a career unrelated to your field.
Instead of spending any longer worrying about whether “it’s too late,” “can I change my university course” or “I should just stick it out,” here’s what you can do…