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.

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=2. Nursing

Graduate Employability: 95%

Nurses are concerned with the provision of care for the sick and less able withing a variety of settings. Nursing courses prepare students for such a vocation and are as such highly practical. Providers of nursing degrees ensure their students learn the theory behind nursing but also learn the practical side via clinical placements.

Nursing graduates go on to be Adult Nurses, Mental Health Nurses, Midwifes, among a plethora of other options.

Search through undergraduate Nursing courses.

See the Nursing subject table.