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Careers and Further Study

Our students are going on to do great things. In the latest Graduate Outcomes survey of 2017/18 graduates, 98% of Warwick Economics UK full-time undergraduates whose main employment was in the UK were in high skilled occupations*

*Derived from the Graduate Outcomes survey of 2017/18 graduates, carried out approximately 15 months after completion. 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.

What employers think of Warwick

We attract students from all around the world due to our reputation for offering rigorous and exciting training, and the fact that so many employers are keen to work with our graduates.

Graduates are some of the most targeted by the UK's top graduate employers

Annual Graduate Market Report produced by High Fliers Research

Ranked 40th in the world for reputation with employers

Published by the QS World Rankings in 2021.

Warwick is constantly ranked in the top 10 of major university league tables

Published by the Times and Sunday Times and the Guardian.

Student Opportunity

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.

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What else is on offer?

Studying economics at Warwick will help you to develop transferable skills in analysis, problem-solving, computing and handling statistics, and will provide the springboard you need to hit your career targets.

Transferable Skills

You'll 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 your career path.

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 international careers, or decide to progress to postgraduate study in both taught and research programmes.

Some of the most recent job titles of our graduates include:

  • Accountant
  • Asset Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Economic Consultant
  • Equity Trader
  • Investment Banker
  • Management Consultant
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Policy Analyst
  • Research Analyst
  • Risk Analyst

Our graduates have recently gone to work for employers such as:

  • Accenture
  • Bank of England
  • Bloomberg
  • Civil Service
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Ernst and Young
  • Institute for Fiscal Studies
  • JP Morgan
  • L.E.K Consulting
  • L'Oréal
  • UBS

Some examples of areas of study our students go on to are:

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Political Science
  • Behaviour and Economics Science
  • Data Science
  • Strategic Marketing

Professional qualifications include:

  • Chartered Financial Analysis
  • PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) in secondary education
  • GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law - the Law conversion course)