Career opportunities

A range of career paths are open to graduates.

Previous graduates from our PhD programmes now work in a variety of fields. Many work in academia, but other popular career destinations include scientific research, or consultant or management roles, in fields including:

  • agriculture
  • energy
  • environmental consultancies and management organisations
  • finance
  • forestry
  • government and non-government organisations
  • information technology

Career management and advice

The University offers extensive advice on careers to its student community through the Careers Service.

The Institute for Academic Development (IAD) also provides information and advice specifically for doctoral students on how to plan your career and develop the skills you will need now and in the future.


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