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What do Economics graduates do?

Learning about what Economics graduates have gone on to do can be a great way of coming up with ideas for your own career.


Of Economics graduates in full time work, 82% were in graduate level work six months after graduation. 

Jobs: Which jobs do they do?

2015 Economics graduates went on to become:

  • Business sales executives
  • Business, research and administrative professionals 
  • Buyers and procurement officers
  • Chartered and certified accountants
  • Economists
  • Finance and investment analysts and advisers
  • Finance officers
  • Financial and accounting technicians
  • Human resources and industrial relations officers
  • Investment/ merchant bankers
  • Management consultants and business analysts
  • Marketing and sales directors
  • Marketing associate professionals
  • Quality control and planning engineers
  • Secondary education teaching professionals
  • Shopkeepers and proprietors - wholesale and retail
  • Taxation experts
  • Welfare and housing associate professionals


Discover what Economics graduates from other universities went on to do. See the "What do graduates do" 2015 research.

Employers: Who do they work for?

2015 Economics graduates worked with these employers:

  • Agilisys
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Bloomberg
  • Coca-Cola
  • Combat Stress
  • Credit Suisse
  • Currency UK
  • Deloitte
  • DMC Healthcare
  • EY
  • Feltham Community College
  • Football Radar
  • Harper May
  • Kantar World Panel
  • KPMG
  • MBNL
  • Mediaforce Group
  • My Clockwork Castle
  • Network Rail
  • Pavilion Youth Centre
  • PwC
  • Rothschild
  • Sony
  • Standard Chartered
  • Stanhope-Seta
  • Tektronix
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)
  • The Spirit of Ireland
  • Toa Technology
  • Vodafone


Discover who Economics graduates from other universities went on to work for. See the "What do graduates do" 2015 research.

Study: What do they study?

2015 Economics graduates studied these courses:

  • ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
  • CIMA
  • Integrated ATPL Program
  • Mathematics PGCE
  • MSc Computational Finance
  • MSc Economics
  • Msc in Information Security
  • MSc international political economy


Discover what Economics graduates from other universities went on to study. See the "What do graduates do" 2015 research.

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 * Destinations data is based on the 2014/15 DLHE survey



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