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4 Exciting Career Opportunities in Creative App Development

Wed 25 May 2016

4 Exciting Career Opportunities in Creative App Development

A Master in App Development Can Help Existing Professionals Win New Business
An App Development Degree Will Take Your Career to the Next Level
Tech Companies are Always Looking for New App Developers
Collaborate With Your Peers to Build Exciting Start-ups

With researchers predicting that the market will be worth over £53 billion by 2017, there’s never been a better time to work in mobile app development.  The rapid rise of the sector is such that the industry is almost struggling to keep up; with IT research company Gartner forecasting that demand for app development services will outstrip internal development capacity by five to one within the next year.

In order to take advantage of this unprecedented growth, it’s crucial that app developers have the very best training, staying up to date with the latest industry trends and ensuring they are capable of providing the most sophisticated service possible.

Whether you’re already employed in the software industry, or looking to start a new career in the sector, read on to find out more about the exciting opportunities open to developers at every level, and how a Master in Creative App Development can help you to further your career.

1. A Master in App Development Can Help Existing Professionals Win New Business

As app development continues to evolve, many veteran developers find themselves needing further training to address gaps in their skillset and keep up with the latest developments in the industry.

A MA in Creative App Development can help veteran professionals address gaps in their skill set and get up-to-date on the latest best practices in the industry.

Pursuing a master’s app development degree can be the key to preventing your career from stagnating, helping to bring your expertise in line with current industry best practices. In addition, obtaining a MA degree will help you gain legitimacy and credibility in the eyes of your clients, leaving you well-placed to take full advantage of the current boom.

2. An App Development Degree Will Take Your Career to the Next Level

Even younger professionals may find that further training is required to advance in their careers, with companies now demanding a more advanced, diverse range of skills from higher level employees. Falmouth Flexible’s blended learning approach allows students to learn the advanced skills to open doors in the industry that would otherwise remain closed, all while continuing to work full-time to further their career.

Earning a master’s degree can help you take your career to the next level

3.  Tech Companies are Always Looking for New App Developers

While an MA programme is valuable for those already working as app developers, it can also provide a gateway into the industry for creative professionals in other areas, with the current demand for developers meaning companies are constantly on the lookout for new talent.

In the current market, app development companies all over the world are constantly on the lookout for new talent.

Even if you have no past experience, the project-based nature of Falmouth Flexible’s mobile app development degree means you’ll have the chance to build a professional portfolio of work to present to employers.

4. Collaborate With Your Peers to Build Exciting Start-ups

While the employment opportunities in app development are excellent, many students have ambitions of building their own business empire, and are looking to find like-minded creative professionals to collaborate with in building exciting start-ups.

That’s why even though Falmouth Flexible’s app development degree takes place online, it’s designed to be very much a collaborative process, with students working together on  online course projects, and getting to know each other through online class discussions. Students also attend biannual residential workshops held by Falmouth instructors at locations around the globe, giving them a chance to network and make valuable future contacts.

Despite completing their course online, Falmouth Flexible students have a chance to meet and network through collaborative coursework and biannual residential workshops

Looking for a flexible way further you training in app development? 

Find out more about how to earn a masters degree in mobile development online!