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What can I do with my degree?

Whether you are a prospective student who is wondering what a degree at Exeter might lead on to, a current student who is deciding what to do after graduating, or a graduate who is still exploring their options, the below information is an excellent starting point to understand what previous students have gone on to do after graduating from Exeter.

The information included within the below is based on University of Exeter graduates' destinations and has been gathered from the Higher Education Statistics Agency's (HESA) Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey and Graduate Outcomes survey, as well as our internal Career Destination survey.

To understand the national picture you might want to read Prospects' 2020/21 What do Graduates Do report?

Employability Skills

Although you may not realise it, while studying a degree at the University of Exeter you will not only be increasing your accademic subject knowledge, you will also be gaining a number of Employability Skills along the way.  Examples of some of the Employability Skills that you will obtain within curricular can be found below, although we would always recommend undertaking additional Employability activities to help understand, enhance and sell these skills.

  • Communicate effectively in an appropriate style
  • Exercise independent thought and judgement in handling information and arguments in a critical and self-reflective manner
  • Interpret, assess and evaluate sources
  • Lead and participate in discussions
  • Give persuasive and professional presentations
  • Work independently and to deadlines

Click on your discipline below to see a selection of the destinations University of Exeter graduates from the same discipline have gone on to. The information below is not exhaustive, however it does highlight the range of job and further study options available to you after your studies.

If you would like to learn more about any of the jobs listed below you may wish to browse the job profiles on the Prospects website.

Click on your discipline below to see a selection of the destinations University of Exeter graduates from the same discipline have gone on to. The information below is not exhaustive, however it does highlight the range of job and further study options available to you after your studies.

If you would like to learn more about any of the jobs listed below you may wish to browse the job profiles on the Prospects website.

Click on your discipline below to see a selection of the destinations University of Exeter graduates from the same discipline have gone on to. The information below is not exhaustive, however it does highlight the range of job and further study options available to you after your studies.

If you would like to learn more about any of the jobs listed below you may wish to browse the job profiles on the Prospects website.

Click on your discipline below to see a selection of the destinations University of Exeter graduates from the same discipline have gone on to. The information below is not exhaustive, however it does highlight the range of job and further study options available to you after your studies.

If you would like to learn more about any of the jobs listed below you may wish to browse the job profiles on the Prospects website.

Click on your discipline below to see a selection of the destinations University of Exeter graduates from the same discipline have gone on to. The information below is not exhaustive, however it does highlight the range of job and further study options available to you after your studies.

If you would like to learn more about any of the jobs listed below you may wish to browse the job profiles on the Prospects website.

Click on your discipline below to see a selection of the destinations University of Exeter graduates from the same discipline have gone on to. The information below is not exhaustive, however it does highlight the range of job and further study options available to you after your studies.

If you would like to learn more about any of the jobs listed below you may wish to browse the job profiles on the Prospects website.