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.
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:
National Physical Laboratory - Higher Research Scientist
The Test People - Technical Consultant
Boult Wade Tennant - Patent Assistant
AWE - Plasma Physicist
Xaar - MEMS Evaluation Engineer
Autonomy Corp - Software Developer
Chiba University - Research Associate
University of Cambridge - Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Leeds - Research Fellow
University of Strathclyde - Research Associate