The growth of economic awareness has increased the demand for economics graduates and our degrees will equip you with a range of economist-specific and transferable skills.
Our graduates opt for a wide variety of careers, including investment banking, accountancy, tax consultancy, working in government offices, auditing, derivatives trading, management consultancy, mergers and acquisitions, and many more. Recent graduate destinations include Citibank, Deloitte, PwC and Unilever.
We work with the University's Careers and Employability Service to help you develop skills for future employment. We also run a programme of employability skills sessions and employer and graduate presentations.
90.1% of undergraduates from the School of Economics secured graduate level employment or further study within 15 months of graduation. The average annual salary for these graduates was £32,679.*
The School of Economics ranked 2nd in the UK for boosting graduate salaries, with graduates earning an average of £8,810 more than expected five years after graduation.**
* HESA Graduate Outcomes 2020, using methodology set by The Guardian. The average annual salary is based on graduates working full-time within the UK.
** The Economist British university rankings, 2017.