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After you graduate

Careers service

Warwick has an award-winning life-long Careers service, which is invaluable to you as a student and available for your support at every stage of your career thereafter.
Throughout the academic year there are:
  • Careers workshops run by careers staff and employers to help with applications, interviews and sector information.
  • Employer events where you can attend presentations from employers and find out about their graduate opportunities.
  • Job sector events through which you can find out what it's like to work in a job sector with talks from employers and Warwick graduates.
  • Careers fairs, run at several stages of the academic year where you can meet with a wide range of employers from various sectors.
  • Skills workshops including: Masters academic writing; professional skills; research skills; enterprise development; CV writing; making an effective job application; interview and presentation skills; preparation for assessment centres, and several more.
  • One-to-one sessions with careers consultants where you can get individual guidence and discuss your career aspirations.
  • Online resources ranging from 'Building Confidence for Career Success', 'Networking Top Tips', and 'Application Form Tips' through to 'Going Global career and employment resources'. There are also jobs, placements and work experience opportunities in the UK and around the world constantly updated on the Careers Service website.

The University of Warwick has been named the university targeted by the largest number of the UK's top graduate employers, new research for the Graduate Market has found.

The success means Warwick attracted the largest number of those top graduate recruiters for campus fairs, recruitment presentations or other promotions during 2016-2017.

Click here to read the full report.

The Graduate Market in 2017 is a study of the latest graduate vacancies and starting salaries at the UK’s one hundred best-known and most successful employers, conducted by High Fliers Research during December 2016.

You can read more information here.

Warwick Alumni

Warwick has over 200,000 graduates world-wide making you part of a truely global alumni community. We encourage you to stay in touch and join a professional network or alumni group in your area.

Amongest other benefits, Warwick’s alumni e-mentoring service helps students and graduates build their networks and expand their opportunities. The scheme offers significant benefits for both the mentor and mentee - a great opportunity to keep involved and connected.

Engineering Doctorate

The Warwick Engineering Doctorate programme develops engineers capable of technological and operational innovation and with the skills to manage in a competitive business environment. It is an alternative to the PhD and better suited to industry’s needs, being highly flexible and able to accommodate participants at any stage of their career. You would develop a portfolio of innovative projects within your company as well as attend taught modules at WMG to develop your competencies.


Girl StudyingWe can offer research degrees in many topics corresponding to the interests of our members of staff. The research interests WMG staff are extremely varied.

Postgraduate students are accepted to study for a 3-year PhD (or occasionally an MSc by research for 1 to 2 years). Part-time registration over a longer period is also possible. Research degree programmes do not contain any examinations, but you would be required to submit annual progress reports; you may also attend lectured modules on appropriate topics.

You would be allocated a supervisor, who will help you define a particular PhD topic in more detail. The direction of the project may continue to evolve throughout its duration. You will also hold regular meetings with a progress panel to monitor progress and give advice.

You will also be encouraged to give seminars, publish your findings, present at international conferences and to undertake (paid!) laboratory demonstrating work.

WMG MSc Graduate