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.


3. Architecture, Building & Planning

Postgraduate Employability: 82%

Construct, plan or design our built environment with a postgraduate degree in any of the above. If you're going down the architecture route you'll need your Master's degree in order to progress to chartership. Postgraduate students for all courses in this area are normally required to have an honours degree in a relevant subject.

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