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Careers and Further Study

Our students are going on to do great things. The most recent Destination of Leavers of Higher Education Survey (DHLE) showed that 94% of our economics graduates in 2017 were in employment or further study, just six months after graduation.

Career Support

The Student Opportunity Team can help with devising and implementing your long-term career plans. They run a packed programme of employer-led skills workshops and presentations, and host careers fairs attended by a wide range of employers. Whatever you’re interested in there’ll be something to suit you.

Warwick graduates are the 4th most targeted by graduate employers

High Flyers, 2019

 

Transferable Skills

Studying Economics with us allows you to develop a wide range of transferable skills including skills in analysis, mathematical, statistical and data-based research, critical, strategic and creative thinking.

You will also develop your communication, team work and presentation skills, all of which can help you on a range of paths following your graduation.

Personal Development Module

Our compulsory skills module will help you address areas for development identified by employers and our students.

There's a big focus on developing both academic and employability skills and broadening your education in economics, with optional elements so you can develop the skills relevant to you.

E-Mentoring Scheme

Our e-mentoring scheme allows you to connect with our former students to gain insights and connections that can help make your career dreams a reality.

Your mentor will share advice and personal experiences, and you’ll gain a new perspective on the possibilities open to you after graduation.

Graduate Destinations

Our graduates go on to do great things in successful UK and international careers.

Recent graduates have taken up roles as Accountants, Business Development Managers, Management Consultants, Marketing Assistants, Policy Analysts, Research Analysts, Rick Management Analysts and work for some of the in the world.

  • Aston Martin
  • Citizens’ Advice Bureau
  • Deutsche Bank
  • HSBC
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Bank of England
  • Civil Service
  • Ernst and Young
  • JP Morgan
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Barclays Capital
  • Deloitte
  • Financial Services Authority
  • KPMG
  • UBS
  • Bloomberg
  • De Vere
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Morgan Stanley

Postgraduate Study

Many of our students progress to postgraduate study, both taught programmes and research.

Some examples of areas of study our students go on to are: Master's courses in: Economics, Finance, Management, Political Science, Behavioural and Economic Science, Data Science, and Strategic Marketing.

Professional qualifications including: Chartered Financial Analysis, PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) in secondary education, GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law) (the Law conversion course).