Earth Sciences postgraduate career opportunities

The scientific education provided by our programmes, with their emphasis on rigorous observation, data collection and interpretation, means that job prospects for Earth science graduates are excellent.

Earth Sciences - all postgraduate destinations 2008/2009

Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2008/09
The DLHE survey is conducted 6 months after graduation.

Top employers for our 2008/09 graduates

  • Atkins
  • British Geological Survey
  • Cotswold Outdoor
  • Environment Agency
  • National Health Service
  • Natural History Museum
  • RPS Group
  • Severn Trent Laboratories
  • University of Birmingham
  • Vector Research

Top occupations for our 2008/09 graduates

  • Analytical Chemist
  • Assistant Geoscientist
  • Climate Change Officer
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Numerical Modeller
  • Petrophysicist
  • Research Assistant
  • Technical Engineer