Careers and professional development


Careers advice and support

You’re entitled to use the wide range of services offered by the University’s Careers Centre who provide a range of help and advice to assist you in planning your career and making well-informed decisions along the way.

Our employability team also organises an annual STEM careers fair, which will give you the opportunity to meet over 50 graduate recruiters to gain an insight into graduate jobs. 

Graduate destinations

The range of careers open to you upon completion of your PhD is broad and not limited to academia, some of which are listed here:

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence - Software Developer

The Health and Social Care Information Centre - Senior Information Analyst

NHS England - Operational Research Analyst

ENSO Financial Analytics - Software Developer

Starmind International AG - Lead Algorithm Engineer

Leeds Building Society - Trainee ALM Analyst

Met Office - Foundation Scientist

University Hospital of Salerno - Scientific consultant

University of Peradeniya - Lecturer

University College London - Teaching Fellow

University of Peradeniya - Lecturer

Georgetown University - Postdoctoral Research Fellow