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Graduate outcomes

Graduate outcomes

Graduate outcomes - data from 2018/2019 graduates


Earnings

  • 83% of the 3,107 UK-based Leeds graduates in employment were in professional or managerial level roles, down 0.1% since the year before.
  • 7.19% earned less than £18, 30.47% earned between £18,000 - £24,000
  • 33.49% earned between £24,000 - £30,000
  • 19.98% earned between £30,000 - £39,000
  • 5.52% earned between £39,000 - £48,000
  • 3.34% earned over £48,000

Destinations

5.2% of Leeds graduates eligible for work were unemployed, up 1.2% on the year before.

Of all graduates:

  • 71.04% were working
  • 10.07% were both working and studying
  • 8.45% were only studying
  • 4.13% were doing other things
  • 1.43% were due to start a new role or course
  • 4.87% were unemployed

Graduate voice

  • 85% of Leeds graduates agree or strongly agree that what they are doing is meaningful, up 0.6% on the year before
  • 78.7% of Leeds graduates agree or strongly agree that what they are doing is in line with their future plans, down 1.1% on the year before
  • 68.9% of Leeds graduates agree or strongly agree that they are using the skills learned during their studies, down 0.7% on the year before

Further study

18.5% of Leeds graduates went on to do further study, down 1.3% on the year before

Of those:
  • 30.68% were doing Research Postgraduate courses
  • 41.53% were doing Taught Postgraduate courses
  • 11.87% were doing Postgraduate diplomas or certificates
  • 7.24% were doing a professional qualification
  • 2.75% were doing a further undergraduate degree
  • 0.72% were doing other diploma or certificates
  • 2.46% were doing other qualifications
  • 2.75% were doing no formal qualification