Employers ‘queuing up’ for social science graduates

The excellent prospects for British graduates in the social sciences are highlighted in a report released last week. What do social science graduates do? was compiled by the Campaign for Social Science and draws on the latest information available from the Higher Education Statistics Agency, for graduates completing full- or part-time degrees in 2008-09, writes Matthew Reisz for Times Higher Education.

Three and a half years on, the researchers found 84% of the social science graduates surveyed in employment, compared with 78% for STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and 79% for the arts and humanities. As well as being more likely to be in work, social science graduates also seem to be getting a larger proportion of the top jobs.
Full report on the Times Higher Education site