Are you already thinking about what salary you want to earn after you graduate? For many students, what you earn is an important factor in what career you pursue and what you study in the UK. A report from the Higher Education Statistics Agency published what students earn six months after graduation in each profession, with Dentistry students the big winners.
The best UK starting salaries six months after graduation can be found below and we can help you apply to study in the UK with expert application advice from our international team of consultants. Arrange your free consultation in London or Manchester today.
Best UK Starting Salaries for Graduates
What we say: "Dentistry is one of the most competitive courses in the UK to apply for and successful applicants will require strong academic grades, the commitment to complete a long degree and the practical and mental skills needed to concentrate over long periods of time."
- Average salary six months after graduation: £30,432
- Learn more: Dentistry subject guide
2. Chemical Engineering
What we say: "Chemical Engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the application of physical science (e.g. chemistry and physics), and life sciences (e.g., biology, microbiology and biochemistry)."
- Average salary: £28,603
- Learn more: Chemical Engineering subject guide
What we say: "The entry standards for any medical school are strict and exacting. Interviews for admission can be tough and students should expect questioning on motivation, previous work, personal interests, as well as being able to produce evidence of all previous achievements."
- Average salary: £28,191
- Learn more: Medicine subject guide
What we say: "While studying Economics, students will develop their problem solving, data analysis, computing and written and oral presentation skills, all abilities which are highly regarded and sought after in today’s economic climate."
- Average salary: £28,157
- Learn more: Economics subject guide
5. General Engineering
What we say: "Within the wide boundaries of the engineering profession there are thousands of challenging activities in areas such as research, development, design, manufacture and operation of products and services to be pursued."
- Average salary: £27,702
- Learn more: General Engineering subject guide
6. Veterinary Medicine
What we say: "A typical Veterinary Medicine undergraduate degree lasts five years and modules generally cover anatomy and physiology, animal husbandry, microbiology, public health, parasitology and pathology. The first two years of the programme are classed as the foundation phase, with the third and fourth clinical and fifth professional."
- Average salary: £26,872
- Learn more: Veterinary Medicine subject guide
7. Mechanical Engineering
What we say: "Mechanical Engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems."
- Average salary: £26,376
- Learn more: Mechanical Engineering subject guide