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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.

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=2. Medicine

Graduate Employability: 95%

This mammoth five year (minimum) degree develops in its students the practical and clinical capabilities to practice as medical doctors. There’s more training to be done after the course, but you'll be in a well paid position. 

Medicine courses are notoriously tough to get on to, so read our Top Tips for Applicants.

Search through undergraduate Medicine courses.

See the Medicine subject table.