Employing our postgraduates

The University of Bristol’s employment record is among the UK’s best; rated 9th in the UK by employers in the latest QS World University Rankings. With a clear commitment to enhancing employability as well as academic excellence, postgraduate students leave Bristol with the skills and experience required for their chosen career paths.

Employers looking to recruit recent postgraduates can expect a fully-rounded, high calibre employee: Bristol postgraduate research students are highly motivated; able to self-manage while also working as part of a team, communicating clearly with co-workers and clients; and can demonstrate problem solving ability, critical and analytical thinking.

These transferable skills and more are actively taught through a series of dedicated employability study modules, with students able to actively demonstrate commercial and business awareness.

Research and Enterprise Development ‌

Research and Enterprise Development (RED) builds new relationships with prospective external partners and enhances links with current partners. Find out how we work with business.

Bristol research‌

Discover more about the University of Bristol's wide-ranging research activities: read research publications and find out about the authors behind the research.