Careers and employability
In designing our degree courses, we strike a balance between training for industry and research, and a general education in the most fundamental of the sciences.
Our intellectually-demanding courses remain flexible enough to meet the needs of a wide range of future careers. We work closely with the University’s Career Service in helping our undergraduates to explore the job market.
Our graduates go into a wide range of careers, from continuing their studies at PhD level, to accountancy, investment banking, nuclear engineering, teaching, and many others.
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Did you know?
More employers visit our campus than any other UK university. The Graduate Market Survey has placed The University of Manchester in the top three most targeted UK universities by top graduate employers since 2007.
Find out more about careers in physics with the Institute of Physics careers information and resources.