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.


=9. Mass Communication & Documentation

Postgraduate Employability: 72%

Mass Communication & Documentation is all to do with subjects which involve the study of how content is packaged for and consumed by a mass market. It also looks at how information is stored – think courses such as Journalism, Publishing, Media Studies, and so on. Postgraduates studying a Mass Communication & Documentation subject come from a range of educational and professional backgrounds.

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