Our research postgraduates go on to successful careers in a wide range of areas. Many have obtained academic positions in universities including Yale, Oxford, London School of Economics, Manchester, Birmingham, Bonn, École Polytechnique, São Paulo, and Xiamen.
Others have secured roles in policy agencies such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, European Commission, and the Bank of England, as well as various government department and policy institutes.
Tom Lane completed his PhD in 2017, after which he has remained at the University of Nottingham, moving over to the Business School to work as a teaching fellow on the Ningbo campus in China.
Tom teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in economics and quantitative methods, and remains active in research involving behavioural and experimental economics.
Employability and average starting salary
94.4% of postgraduates from the School of Economics who were available for employment secured work or further study within six months of graduation. £31,750 was the average starting salary, with the highest being £45,000.*
* Known destinations of full-time home postgraduates 2016/17. Salaries are calculated based on the median of those in full-time paid employment within the UK.
Career and professional development
Whether you are looking to enhance your career prospects or develop your knowledge, a postgraduate degree from the University of Nottingham can help take you where you want to be.
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.