UCL Careers


Find out what our graduates do

Explore what our graduates go on to do and the variety of possible career paths.

You might be considering UCL as a prospective student, be part way through your degree or perhaps you have already graduated. Whatever your situation, you will find interest in discovering what graduates have gone on to do following their degree.

UCL student 'destinations'

Find out what sectors, jobs and employers our graduates go into 15 months after they leave UCL to understand just some of the potential options to you.

  • Search by department, level of study, individual degree course and more.

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What Do Graduates Do?

The What Do Graduates Do? report from Prospects and AGCAS provides an insight into the graduate labour market in the UK. This information can help you to consider your options after university and to plan for an evolving graduate labour market.

In 2021, graduate outcome data was collected from over 190,000 UK first-degree graduates who completed their studies in 2019/20 (15 months after course completion).

The report provides data and analysis from the survey, including:

  • An overview of the graduate labour market
  • A detailed breakdown of graduate destinations by degree subject area
  • Employment location and prevalence of hybrid working amongst graduates
  • Inequalities in graduate outcomes  
  • Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the labour market
  • Graduate voice (the subjective value of their current activity and the fit with their future plans.
  • The future of work.

What Do Graduates Do?

Online Careers Library

If you are considering your options after graduation, Career Discovery provides information and resources designed to help you.

Our UCL guides include:

Career Discovery also includes a broad range of informative articles from TARGETjobs. Search for key words such as 'options', and 'career planning' to view a full list of resources.

Additional information

  • The Discover Uni website provides information on universities including employment and destinations, student satisfaction and entry requirements. It also allows you to compare course data for different institutions.
  • Many departments will provide information about alumni, links with professional associations and typical career paths in the information they provide for prospective students. You can find this by specific degree programme or by subject area using the UCL Prospectus.