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Where City graduates work

The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) carries out the Graduate Outcomes Survey every year. The information collected is a snapshot of what City graduates are doing fifteen 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 illustrate 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 2017 and 31 July 2018.

How is the data collected?

We provide data for each individual course where at least 10 graduates were included in the Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017/18. 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 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 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 provided to us by 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.

Graduate Diploma in Law

Destinations

  • Employed only: 20.2%
  • Work and study: 6.1%
  • Further study only: 69.7%
  • Unemployed: 3%
  • Other: 1%

Type of Contract

  • Fixed term 12 months +: 15.4%
  • Fixed term < 12 months: 11.5%
  • Internship: 3.8%
  • Permanent: 42.3%
  • Self-employed: 19.2%
  • Voluntary work: 7.7%

Sources of Employment

  • Already worked there: 13.6%
  • Employer’s website: 18.2%
  • Other university source: 4.5%
  • Personal contacts: 31.8%
  • Recruitment agency: 18.2%
  • Speculative application: 9.1%
  • Other: 4.5%

Company names

  • 7 Bedford Row
  • Alfa House
  • Birnberg Pierce and Partners
  • Chambers and Partners
  • Coram Voice
  • Duncan Lewis Solicitors
  • Financial Ombudsman Service
  • Guinnes Partnership
  • HBJ Gateley
  • House of Lords
  • Independent Police Complaints Commission
  • Ingram Winter Green LLP
  • Kings Court Solicitors
  • Policy Exchange
  • Royds Solicitors LLP
  • RWE NPower
  • School Exclusions Project
  • Self employed tutor
  • Slough YOT
  • Tax Law Review Committee
  • The Odysseus Trust

Job titles

  • Adjudicator
  • Advocate
  • Business Analyst
  • Company Secretary
  • Investigation Supporter
  • Legal intern
  • Paralegal
  • Parliamentary Assistant
  • Parliamentary legal officer
  • Research Assistant
  • Research Intern
  • Researcher and Writer
  • Self employed barrister
  • Self employed Tutor
  • Unsocial Behaviour Officer

Institutions of further study

  • BPP
  • British Council
  • Cambridge University
  • City, University of London
  • Oxford University
  • King's College London
  • Leiden University Netherlands
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • University of Law
  • University College London

Courses of further study

  • BPTC
  • Generation UK - Chinese Mandarin
  • LLM
  • LLM Public International Law
  • LPC
  • MA LPC with business
  • Masters in Medical Ethics and Law
  • MPhil Criminology

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.