Work-related Study at Newcastle University

Careers FairEmployment prospects

Newcastle University consistently has one of the best records for graduate employment in the UK.

93.4% of our 2011 UK/EU graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduating, which puts us in the top 20 in the UK among our peer group.

This track record places us in the top 15 of the major university league tables for graduate career prospects, including The Times Good University Guide, The Sunday Times University Guide, The Complete University Guide, and The Guardian University Guide.

A relevant postgraduate qualification can:

  • improve your career progression
  • enable you to move into a new profession
  • give you the skills, contacts and confidence to launch your own business

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the best, largest and most innovative in the UK.

Opportunities for work-related skills development

At Newcastle, opportunities to develop work-related skills are an integral part of our taught programmes and research degrees:

  • selected programmes are developed with, and accredited by, professional organisations
  • many programmes include work-related tasks such as project-based assignments, case-study analysis and work placements
  • selected PhD projects include training and work experience in commercial environments
  • employers value the high-level transferable skills developed such as team working, problem solving, creative thinking and time management

Find out about the support available from our Careers Service.