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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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

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

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

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

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

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

Sales Development Representative

Sales Development Representative

Work with prospective customers to help them in their buying journey.

Great if you like:

Category: Engaging with people
Category: Building relationships
Category: Understanding people

$64,900 median salary* 51,277 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

Application Developer

Application Developer

Analyze customer needs and design systems and solutions for the cloud.

Great if you like:

Category: Managing projects
Category: Learning new technologies
Category: Problem solving

$114,600 median salary* 66,200 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

Sales Operations Specialist

Sales Operations Specialist

Create strategies that support sales teams to optimize growth.

Great if you like:

Category: Leading a team
Category: Troubleshooting
Category: Efficiency

$49,000 median salary* 13,423 jobs available*

Credentials from leading partners

Data engineer role

Data Engineer

Design and build systems to collect and transform data into usable information for data science.

Great if you like:

Category: Working with numbers
Category: Identifying patterns
Category: Problem solving

$130,000 median salary* 74,302 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 (1/1/22-12/31/22)

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