The institute has developed mature links with major commercial companies and government agencies, and many of our alumni have established successful careers within these organisations.
Our graduates are highly valued and we are regularly approached to candidates for specific employment opportunities. These are just some of the companies and organisations employing our graduates:
- Blom Aerofilms
- California Department of Transportation
- Concept Systems
- New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
- Plowman Craven
Average starting salary and career progression
In 2016, 100% of postgraduates in the department who were available for employment had secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £26,000.
*Known destinations of full-time home higher degree postgraduates, 2015/16. Salaries are calculated based on those in full-time paid employment within the UK.
Career Prospects and Employability
The University of Nottingham has been named as the best university in the UK for graduate employment, by the 2017 The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers.*
* The Graduate Market 2013-2016, High Fliers Research.
The acquisition of a masters degree demonstrates a high level of knowledge in a specific field. Whether you are using it to enhance your employability, as preparation for further academic research or as a means of vocational training, you may benefit from careers advice as to how you can use your new found skills to their full potential.
Our Careers and Employability Service will help you do this, working with you to explore your options and inviting you to attend recruitment events where you can meet potential employers, as well as suggesting further development opportunities, such as relevant work experience placements and skills workshops.