Welcome to The University of Hong Kong

HKU-Coursera Career Academy

Future Readiness @ HKU

Start your career journey with industry-leading, skills-first training that gets you job ready

No experience required. For career starters or switchers looking for in-demand, entry-level jobs.

Develop

Train for in-demand careers with help from top industry partners.

Practice

Get hands-on experience with the same tools you’ll use on the job.

Demonstrate

Prove you’ve got the skills by completing real-world projects.

Showcase

Show employers you’re job ready with a shareable profile.

Explore and train for the most in-demand careers

Join thousands of learners, and get on the fast-track to a successful career in these high-growth areas.

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Product Manager

Oversee the entirety of a product's lifecycle, from conception to launch, and collaborate with engineering teams and business departments.

Great if you like:

Category: Cross-functional collaboration
Category: Problem solving
Category: Analytical thinking

$140,200 median salary* 135,215 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Collect, organize, and transform data to make informed decisions.

Great if you like:

Category: Attention to detail
Category: Problem solving
Category: Working with numbers

$90,500 median salary* 82,489 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

Project Manager

Project Manager

Oversee the planning and execution of projects to ensure they’re successful.

Great if you like:

Category: Leading a team
Category: Problem solving
Category: Communication

$102,800 median salary* 336,402 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

Cybersecurity Analyst

Cybersecurity Professional

Develop strategies to protect organizations from cyber-attacks and disruptions.

Great if you like:

Category: Problem solving
Category: Technical challenges
Category: Attention to detail

$119,700 median salary* 147,973 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

UX Designer

UX Designer

Make digital and physical products easier and more enjoyable to use.

Great if you like:

Category: Understanding people
Category: Thinking creatively
Category: Problem solving

$121,200 median salary* 70,778 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

IT Support Specialist

IT Support Specialist

Evaluate and troubleshoot technology issues so equipment runs smoothly.

Great if you like:

Category: Helping people
Category: Problem solving
Category: Troubleshooting

$56,200 median salary* 318,249 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

Digital Marketer

Digital Marketer

Define and develop digital strategies to deliver business growth through online channels.

Great if you like:

Category: Working with numbers
Category: Understanding people
Category: Problem solving

$61,300 median salary* 81,463 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Extract and analyze data to make informed business decisions.

Great if you like:

Category: Working with numbers
Category: Intellectual curiosity
Category: Writing and communication

$138,100 median salary* 69,304 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

Bookkeeper

Bookkeeper

Record financial transactions and manage financial records.

Great if you like:

Category: Working with numbers
Category: Attention to detail
Category: Writing & organization

$45,700 median salary* 296,935 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

Front-End Developer

Design and develop the look, feel, function, and user experience of a website.

Great if you like:

Category: Problem solving
Category: Thinking creatively
Category: Creating great user experiences

$130,900 median salary* 29,258 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

Social media marketer

Social Media Marketer

Social media specialists establish, build, and manage a company’s social media.

Great if you like:

Category: Engaging with people
Category: Following trends
Category: Thinking creatively

$50,000 median salary* 22,146 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

Supply Chain Analyst

Streamline supply chain operations and drive efficiency through data analysis, issue resolution, compliance oversight, and relationship building.

Great if you like:

Category: Data analysis
Category: Working with people
Category: Problem solving

$65,900 median salary* 49,583 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

*Median salary and job opening data are sourced from United States Lightcast™ Job Postings Report. Data for job roles relevant to featured programs (7/1/2022 - 6/30/2023)

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