Top 10 Subjects for Graduate Employability

Choosing a university course can prove a tricky time for the UK's prospective students. There's all sorts of things to consider and with fees at a whopping £9,250 a year at most universities it's even more important to get it right. Naturally careers prospects are cited as a major factor when choosing a course, and we here at The Complete University Guide are once again on hand to lend our expertise in this area. 

Here's a countdown of the top 10 subjects for graduate employability*. Check out 'What do Graduates Do and Earn?' for the full list of subjects and graduate destinations.

*% of graduates in full-time professional (a job that usually requires a degree) level employment 6 months after leaving university. HESA 2015–16.

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10. Building

Graduate Employablity: 81%

Cartoon construction worker Bob the Builder used to ask, "Can we fix it?". Well, with 81% of Building graduates entering full-time professional level employment within six months of leaving university, there's a good chance that yes, you will be able to fix it.

While a degree in Building may not see you laying the bricks and mortar yourself, an equally important role in quantity surveying, property development or building economics (among others) beckons if you complete a course in this subject.

Search through undergraduate Building courses.

See the Building subject table.