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Where City graduates work

The Careers Service carries out the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey (DLHE) every year. The information collected is a snapshot of what City graduates are doing six months after completion of their course.

The data gathered informs the national University League Tables and is reflected in other publications like the Key Information Set (KIS). The results of this survey illustrates how courses at City provide strong employment prospects for your future. You are able to find out the destinations of Graduates from each of our five Schools at City.

What is this data for?

This data is intended to help current and prospective students understand the range of employment options that may be open to them if they follow a particular route of study. An indication of the employers who hired graduates from each course is given along with their job titles and median salaries. Further education institutions and courses are also included for those students who remained in education after their course. The target population for the survey from which the data is extracted included all students who completed a course between 1 August 2016 and 31 July 2017.

How is the data collected?

We have produced reports for each individual course where at least 10 graduates were included in the Destinations Survey 2014/15. Courses where graduate numbers were lower than 10 have not been included. This approach is necessary to ensure that individuals could not be identified by their employment details, which would contravene the Data Protection Act 1998.

The figures included in the reports are drawn from our own analysis of the survey results prior to data being submitted to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), who perform their own analysis of the data using slightly different definitions and categories. This may cause some small differences with the data reported in the Key Information Set.

How are salary amounts calculated?

Median salaries presented are calculated from salaries of graduates in full time employment in the UK only and are determined from the available data provided by graduates.

In some cases, the median is based on a restricted population and therefore may not represent a robust statistical measure. In cases where too few graduates provided their earnings, no median salary has been included in the reports.

BSc Investment and Financial Risk Management


  • Employed only: 46.9%
  • Work and study: 4.7%
  • Further study only: 42.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Other: 3.1%

Type of Contract

  • Develop Prof Portfolio: 3%
  • Fixed term 12 months +: 9.1%
  • Fixed term < 12 months: 12.1%
  • Internship: 12.1%
  • Permanent: 57.6%
  • Self-employed: 6.1%

Sources of Employment

  • Already worked there: 25%
  • Employer’s website: 9.4%
  • Media: 3.1%
  • Other university source: 3.1%
  • Personal contacts: 25%
  • Recruitment agency: 28.1%
  • Speculative application: 3.1%
  • Other: 3.1%

Median salary: £37,000.00

Company names

  • Angermann
  • Barclay Investment Bank
  • Bgc Partners
  • Cambridge Assoociates
  • Cantab Asset Management
  • Foxtons
  • HSBC
  • Investec Asset Management
  • J.P. Morgan
  • KBI
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Moody's Analytics
  • Morgan Stanley
  • New chen holdings
  • Passy partners
  • Plant and Machinery Finance
  • ST Gaming
  • Thomas Miller Investment
  • United national bank limited - UBL UK
  • VTB Capital

Job titles

  • Associate
  • Investment banking analyst
  • Graduate broker
  • Investment Analyst
  • Trainee Financial Planner and Wealth Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Move Consultant
  • Analyst
  • Investment Operations Intern
  • Markets Graduate Analyst
  • Loan officer
  • Associate - Portfolio Analytics
  • Enterprise risk solutions graduate
  • High Yield Corporate Credit Trader
  • business/risk analyst
  • Client Services Executive
  • Junior analyst
  • BAC Bookrunner
  • Graduate Trainee - Asset Management

Institutions of further study

  • Institue of Chartered Financial Advisors

Courses of further study

  • CFA

Select a course in the dropdown above to see subject data collected for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered at City, University of London for the year 2016/17.

If you do not see the course you are interested in, please contact the careers department at City for full details.