Courses in the Philippines
Categories Menu

In Demand Courses in the Philippines for SY 2011-2012

Courses can gain and lose popularity in a matter of years. Even so, there are courses that continue to come out on top in spite of the ever increasing competition over enrollees.

Below is the list of in demand courses for SY 2011-2012 based on the Higher Education Indicators released by the Commission on Higher Education last July 24, 2012.

Please note that the table below is only a list of popular courses in the Philippines that got the most number of enrollees for SY 2011-2012 and does not automatically translate to courses with the most number of available jobs waiting for graduates.


Academic Discipline Number of Enrollees
Sciences  27, 304
Maritime  117, 556
Medicine and Health Related  281, 038
Engineering and Technology  372, 003
Agriculture/Agricultural Engineering, Forestry/Veterinary Medicine  68, 133
Teacher Education  449, 904
IT Related  390, 826
Mathematics  13, 358
Architectural and Town Planning  26, 601

For the list of in demand jobs and hard to fill occupations in key industries, please check out our article on In Demand Jobs in the Philippines and Abroad.

You may also be interested in

The contents of the comments section are the personal advice and opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of We reserve the right to remove any materials that we consider to be malicious, inappropriate, or in violation of existing laws in the Philippines.

Post a Reply