Our graduating MSc students are very much in demand with employers. A number of technology-driven companies (eg Jaguar LandRover, BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, AWE) are in regular contact with staff in the department seeking highly qualified and capable individuals.
Our graduating postgraduate students are very much in demand with employers. This course can enable you to:
- Demonstrate to an employer that you are a forward thinking individual, who cares about your own professional development
- Achieve a qualification equivalent to that of a face-to-face postgraduate certificate
- Advance your career prospects
Average starting salary and career progression
In 2016, 87.5% 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 £24,300 with the highest being £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* and can offer you a head-start when it comes to your career.
Our Careers and Employability Service offers a range of services including advice sessions, employer events, recruitment fairs and skills workshops – and once you have graduated, you will have access to the service for life.
* The Graduate Market 2013-2016, High Fliers Research