Advantages & Disadvantages of Overseas Education
|International Education is becoming popular and available option for many students and graduates. The attractions are obvious, and include:
• International Experience
• World Class Qualification
• Learning in a modern Environment
• Range of courses
• Value for Money
International Education gives an opportunity to study and work in an International arena thereby improving ones expertise and making a mark in a new country. Education from an International college/University is recognised and respected throughout the world. International colleges/Universities are highly modernized and provide excellent infrastructure. They provide students with a wide range of courses. The courses too offer a wide range of modules. The course structure is defined such that, apart from the core modules, a student can select the remaining modules depending upon his area of expertise or interest.
Moreover, International Colleges/Universities have highly qualified and competent faculty. Together with their advanced research facilities, they provide a rich blend of technical knowledge and practical expertise, as well as all-round development required by a student to become a world class performer. Considering the field of Microelectronics, a microelectronics engineer today is faced with many challenges brought about by the rapid advances in computer, multimedia and telecommunication technology. Here, an International Program in Microelectronic Engineering design stream addresses all aspects of this technology, from high level specification of microelectronic systems, through implementation alternatives, to realisation of integrated circuits. Also, students have access to cutting-edge design tools used by the industry and get a chance to work on real industry projects. One can therefore gain the skills that industry demand and thereby increase their chances of finding employment in the growing microelectronics industry.
As mentioned above, the benefits of an International Education can be enjoyed only if it is done from a good and renowned college/University. Compromise on the quality of Education can prove to be a disadvantage. Also, an International Education can be an expensive option considering the cost of
To conclude, I feel that, an International Education from a good College/University helps to develop tangible career benefits including improved foreign language skills, greater self-reliance and self-confidence. Moreover on a personal front, it helps graduates in socializing with new people, discover and experience a totally new culture.