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. Starting salaries are among the highest in the University and we are ranked 2nd in the UK for boosting graduate salaries, in The Economist British university rankings 2017.
94.5% of undergraduates from the School of Economics secured work or further study within six months of graduation. The average starting salary was £28,000.*
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.**
* Known destinations of full-time home undergraduates who were available for employment, 2016/17. Salaries are calculated based on the median of those in full-time paid employment within the UK.
** The Economist British university rankings, 2017.