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Employability

Your career opportunities

Your time at university is an important investment in your future career potential and your ability to compete for the most desirable graduate jobs.

The employment prospectus for Worcester graduate are excellent- 19 out of 20 of our students are in work or further study within six months of graduation. The combination of teaching methods and opportunities for skills development can really help you to develop the qualities that today’s graduate employers seek.

Independent projections suggest there will be almost three million science, maths and technology related jobs in Britain by 2017.


Careers in the sciences

Many of our graduates enter employment directly connected to the sciences. Others aspire to careers in research and therefore go on to study for a masters degree, or a PhD, in specialist fields.

A significant number also go on to study for further qualifications in vocational subjects, such as teaching.

Our graduates have gone on to work in a range of industries and government agencies. Popular roles include: forensic scientist, researcher, biologist, environmental scientist and estate manager. Employers of our recent graduates have included The Environmental Agency, the police, the Wildlife Trust and local government.

Science is essential

'Science is essential to our future economic success.The challenges being faced across the globe will require scientists of all disciplines to not only identify the problems, understand the implications but also to find innovative solutions. Independent projections suggest there will be almost three million science, maths and technology related jobs in Britain by 2017. It is therefore important, now more than ever, to provide access to the best advice on those careers opportunities in order to guide people’s choices.'

        Department of Business, Innovation and Skills