School of English

English is one of the top ranked subjects for graduate earnings after five years

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University of Nottingham graduates earn above average salaries according to new data.

Graduates from the University of Nottingham are earning more and could be progressing faster up the career ladder according to government data.

Five years after graduation, Nottingham English graduates earned on average £29,700, with is third highest earnings for English graduates at any UK university (behind only Oxford and Cambridge) and £5,681 higher than the median for all universities.  Nottingham was also 3rd in the Russell Group with earnings £2,959 above the Russell Group median.  This was the highest rank of any subject at Nottingham. 

"Top earners include graduates in medicine, economics and mathematical sciences who command average earnings of £48,500, £47,900 and £39,400 respectively after five years. Nottingham ranked 4th, 9th and 8th respectively for high earners in these subjects across all universities.

The top ranked subjects were English, Medicine, and Social Studies where the earnings of Nottingham graduates after five years were ranked 3rd, 4th and 5th respectively when compared to all universities."

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Posted on Friday 22nd September 2017

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