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Graduate Destinations

Graduate Outcomes

98% of UK Full Time Economics Undergraduates whose main employment was in the UK were in high skilled occupations* within 15 months of graduating in 2018 from Warwick, according to the Graduate Outcomes Survey (which replaced the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey) published in June 2020.

*Contains HESA data: Copyright Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited 2020. HESA cannot accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived by third parties from its data. Visit HESA website for more information about the survey.

Graduate Jobs

Warwick Economics undergraduates choose to work for a variety of employers in the private and public sectors. In the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2017 Survey they are entering jobs in banking (including investment banking and central banking), consultancy (both strategic and economic consultancy), energy companies, Fast Moving Consumer Goods companies (FMCGs), government departments, global information providers, insurance companies, professional services firms, technology organisations and teaching. Example employers from DLHE 2017 Survey are listed here.

  • Amazon
  • Aviva Investors
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Bank of Thailand
  • Centrica
  • Credit Agricole
  • Department for Work & Pensions
  • Department for International Trade
  • EY
  • Factset
  • FTI Consulting
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Mondelez International
  • PwC strategy
  • State Street Global Advisors
  • Teach First
  • Unilever
 

The most typical roles our students enter after graduation include the words 'analyst', 'associate' and 'consultant' within their job title. There are also other roles represented by this word cloud which has been created from the job titles data from the DLHE 2017 Survey where the size of the word in the cloud represents the frequency it appears in this data set.

Postgraduate Study

Further study is also a popular option and in the DLHE 2017 Survey students went on to full time and part time courses in a range of subjects. Examples of subjects studied include Applied Economics, Behavioural Economics, Business Administration, Chartered Financial Analyst Programme, Chinese and Business, Corporate Finance, Data Science and Analytics, Development Economics, Development Studies, e-Business Management, Economics, Economics and Finance, Education, Finance, Finance and Economics, French, History and Politics, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, International Economic Development, International Political Economy, International Relations, Labour Economics, Law, Management, Management and Innovation, New Media, Project Management, Finance and Risk, Property Investment and Finance, Public Policy and Management, Risk Management and Financial Engineering.

Examples of further study destination institutions for the DLHE 2017 Survey include:

  • BPP University
  • Cass Business School
  • City University
  • Cranfield University
  • ESADE
  • France Langue Paris
  • Fudan University
  • HEC Paris
  • Imperial College Business School
  • Kings' College London
  • London Business School
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • NYU
  • Queens University Belfast
  • University of Cambridge