Employability

Employability

Helping our students prepare for life once they leave university is a key priority. Our Careers Service has links with nearly 10,000 employers and close contacts with the major graduate recruiters in the public, private and nongovernmental sectors.

Graduate destinations*

According to the latest data available from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (2016/17 cohort), one year after graduation 95.9% of our graduates are in employment or further study.**

Undergraduates

%

Full-time study

23.1

Full-time work

56.0

Due to start work

1.3

Part-time study

1.0

Part-time work

9.5

Primarily in work and also studying

1.4

Primarily studying and also working

4.9

Unemployed

2.8

 

Postgraduates

%

Full-time study

6.0

Full-time work

73.8

Due to start work

2.6

Part-time study

0.3

Part-time work

9.2

Primarily in work and also studying

2.2

Primarily studying and also working

1.6

Unemployed

4.3

*Data includes only those graduates included in the HESA DLHE survey (2016/17).

** Data for UK-domiciled students obtaining a full-time first degree undergraduate qualification.