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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.


5. Veterinary Science

Postgraduate Employability: 79%

Many Veterinary Medicine students after graduating become vets straight away, however the option for postgraduate study is a fruitful one. There are many different routes graduates can go down, including research, specialisation in certain areas, and partaking in internships or residencies.

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