Top Ten 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 2016–17.


10. Aural & Oral Sciences

Graduate Employability: 83% 

This field of science is concerned with the study of speech and hearing. It includes the study of how humans hear and speak, problems that can occur with both functions and their respective treatments. Example courses include Audiology and Speech Science & Therapy.

Aural & Oral Sciences graduates commonly find employment as a Speech Therapist, Language Therapist, or Audiologist, dependant on what course they studied.

Search through Aural & Oral Sciences courses at UK universities using the CUG Course Chooser.

Check out the Aural & Oral Sciences Subject Table.