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What do our graduates do?

The percentage of graduates in work or undertaking further study was 84.4% for the 09/10 cohort (most recent information available). Typical job roles include site engineer, project engineer, design engineer, structural engineer and financial analyst. Destinations also included ultrasound specialist, financial trader, healthcare analyst, Navy Officer and technical journalist.

Typically around 70% of both BEng and MEng graduates find employment in engineering or IT sectors, with well-known firms such as Amey, BAE Systems, Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls Royce (Aerospace) and Ericsson. Around 10% of our graduates are employed by accountancy firms, consultancies and investment banks because of their strong numeracy, inter-personal and team-working skills. The remaining 20% of graduates find employment in a variety of different sectors such as retail, the armed forces and teaching.

16.3% of graduates of this cohort undertook postgraduate study, including masters degrees or doctorates in medical engineering, geotechnical , environmental and process engineering as well as business and management.

The average starting salary for this cohort was £25,800, which is significantly higher than the sector norm (engineering sector = £24,500).

For more information on the career destinations of Warwick graduates six months after graduation please see: