Career destinations for our research postgraduates include higher education teaching professionals, university researchers, accountants, finance and investment analysts, investment bankers, IT business analysts, management consultants, and marketing and public relations professionals.
Postgraduate careers team
Research students benefit from the support of our postgraduate careers team to explore and develop career options. Support in planning a career in academia or industry is through individual careers consultations, skill development events, guest lectures and an online careers resource area.
The University's award-winning Careers and Employability Service offers specialist support and guidance while you study and for life after you graduate. They will help you explore and plan your next career move, through regular events, employer-led skills sessions, placement opportunities and one-to-one discussions.
Employability and average starting salary
82.1% of postgraduates from Nottingham University Business School who were available for employment secured work or further study within six months of graduation. £28,500 was the average starting salary, with the highest being £50,000.*
* Known destinations of full-time home postgraduates 2015/16. Salaries are calculated based on the median of those in full-time paid employment within the UK.