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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.



  • Employed only: 37.4%
  • Work and study: 10.2%
  • Further study only: 41.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Other: 1.9%

Type of Contract

  • Develop Prof Portfolio: 1%
  • Fixed term 12 months +: 17.3%
  • Fixed term < 12 months: 9.2%
  • Internship: 7.1%
  • Permanent: 51%
  • Self-employed: 7.1%
  • Start up own business: 3.1%
  • Temping: 3.1%
  • Voluntary work: 1%

Sources of Employment

  • Already worked there: 9.6%
  • Employer’s website: 14.5%
  • Media: 8.4%
  • Other university source: 1.2%
  • Personal contacts: 20.5%
  • Recruitment agency: 22.9%
  • Speculative application: 4.8%
  • University careers: 3.6%
  • Other: 14.5%

Median salary: £22,000.00

Company Names

  • Advantage Solicitors
  • Archstone solicitors
  • Ashfords
  • Blacklion Law LLP
  • Citizens Advice Bureau
  • DIFC Dispute Resolution Authority
  • Edward Marshall Solicitors
  • Enact Conveyancing
  • Entura International
  • Evening Standard
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • London borough of Camden
  • Metro Bank
  • Miller Evans & Co.
  • Ronald Fletcher Baker LLP
  • Savills (UK) Limited
  • Schroders
  • Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan
  • Shoosmith Solicitors
  • The Art of Education Limited
  • The Financial Tomes
  • The Telegraph
  • weetman Burke and Sinker
  • Gasee Cohen and Youngman LLP

Job Titles

  • Consultant
  • Paralegal
  • legal assistant
  • Trainee solicitor
  • Sales Assistant
  • complaints officer
  • marketing officer
  • Project Coordinator
  • research data analyst
  • KYC Analyst
  • Legal Researcher
  • Video Journalist
  • business account manager
  • Lettings Negotiator
  • Contracts Assistant
  • Full process analyst
  • Fraud prevention representative
  • Business Affairs Associate
  • Bank employee
  • Legal intern
  • Personal Injury Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Graduate Surveyor
  • Compliance Trainee
  • Executive Assistant
  • Contracts Co-ordinator
  • Conveyancing paralegal
  • Property paralegal
  • Admin assistant
  • Customer Service Executive

Institutions of Further Study

  • Universtity of Law
  • University of East London
  • Glion
  • BPP University
  • GSM
  • City University London
  • NCA Student
  • SciencesPo, Paris
  • Federation of Law Societies in Canada

Courses of Further Study

  • LPC MA
  • Terrorism and counter-terrorism studies
  • LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management
  • LLM in International and Investment Law
  • MSc in international hotel management
  • Legal Practice Course (LPC)
  • LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors)
  • LPC and LLM
  • MSc Strategic Procurement
  • LLM
  • NCA exams
  • LLM in Transnational Arbitration and Dispute Settlement
  • NCA Certification of Accrediation

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.