Employment Clusters

Employment Clusters and typical programs for AppliedHE JOB-Ready Rating.

ClustersTypical Programs
Agriculture & FisheriesAgriculture, agricultural technology, aquaculture, fisheries technology, veterinary, zoology
Art & DesignGraphics design, photography, illustration, applied art, product/industrial design, user-interface design, multimedia design, interior design, packaging design, automobile design
Buildings & InfrastructureConstruction engineering, civil engineering, architecture, building maintenance, construction management, building automation technology, HVEC engineer, safety inspector, railway engineering, urban planning, real estate management
Computers & ITComputer science, computer engineering, information technology, information science, cybersecurity, systems engineering, software development, data science, telecom engineering
Education & CounsellingEducation, education management, early childhood education, social work, librarian, religious education, counselling
Electrical & Precision IndustriesElectronics engineering, electrical engineering, applied physics, precision engineering, measurement technology
FashionFashion design, textile design, beauty
Financial ServicesBanking, finance, accounting, actuarial sciences, auditing, economics, applied mathematics, statistics
Food & BeveragesFood technology, food packaging, food processing, food safety
HealthcareNursing, medicine, radiology, physical therapy, nutrition, hospital management, public health
Hospitality & TourismTravel, hotel and restaurant management, tourism, chef, barista, tour guide, event management
Legal ServicesLaw, paralegal, legal management, criminology, notary public
Logistics & TradeSupply chain management, customs/trade management, warehouse management, retail management, logistics, industrial engineering
ManagementBusiness administration, secretarial services, human resources management, marketing, public administration
Media & EntertainmentMusic, film, theatre, dance, performing arts, broadcasting technology, computer game design, creative writing, journalism, advertising, mass communications, publishing
MiningMining engineering, extractive industries, geology
Pharmaceuticals & Life SciencesPharmacy, biotechnology, genetics, biology, bioinformatics, laboratory technician
Processing IndustriesChemical engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, environmental technology, water treatment technology, metallurgy, applied chemistry, materials
Production IndustriesMechanical engineering, production technology, automotive engineering, ship building, aerospace engineering, textile engineering
Security & DefencePolice science, security management, military academy
SportsSports science, sports management
TransportationAircraft maintenance, flight engineer, piloting, seafaring, ship maintenance, motor vehicle maintenance