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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.

"Veterinary Medicine" © iStock/Fly_dragonfly
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=2. Veterinary Medicine

Graduate Employability: 95%

A degree in Veterinary Medicine prepares students for a career as a veterinary practitioner – whether that be in general practice or more specialist fields such as farm animal or equine. Vet students learn about the structure and function of a healthy animal, animal husbandry, and disease of animals – diagnosis, treatment and control. Courses are highly vocational with students spending a considerable amount of time on clinical placements.

Search through undergraduate Veterinary Medicine courses.

See the Veterinary Medicine subject table.