Careers and further study

Are you looking to progress in your current profession? Or would you like to start a new career? A degree from the University of Bristol enables graduates to access a broad range of careers and further study.

You can find out more about the career destinations of our graduates from our Careers Service, where you can also search for employability information by academic subject or career pathway. If you are unsure about your long-term goals, our how to decide what to do guide will help you make informed decisions about your career development.

Transferable skills

Certain degree courses, such as Civil Engineering or Medicine, prepare students for a career in a particular profession. Other courses provide a broader range of skills and knowledge that are transferable across a variety of professions. Studying at university will provide you with good career prospects and improve your employability skills.

University careers service

Our inspiring Careers Service is here to offer support to students throughout their degree and up to three years after they graduate. If you are considering university to improve your career prospects, we recommend visiting the Careers Service as soon as your course starts.

Below is a list of external organisations that offer more general careers information, advice and guidance:

'71% of graduate jobs don’t ask for specific degree subjects'

The AGR Annual Survey 2015
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