Top 10 Postgraduate Subjects for Employability

Improving career prospects is one reason for considering postgraduate study. Here we list the top 10 postgraduate subject areas for employability*.

See What do Postgraduates Do? for the full list of subject areas and scores.

*% of postgraduates in full-time professional employment 6 months after leaving uni. HESA 2016–17. All students were enrolled on full-time courses.


=7. Engineering & Technology

Postgraduate Employability: 73%

The applicable nature of studying Engineering & Technology at postgraduate level makes it easy to see why graduates are likely to find professional-level employment soon after leaving uni. Whether you specialise in Electrical, Mechanical, Automotive, Chemical, Aeronautical – the list goes on – your skillset will be in demand and will continue to be so. Postgraduate degrees in engineering require applicants have a relevant undergraduate qualification.

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