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What are the best universities for career prospects?

10 Jan 2020 - Barni Homden

One of the most important things to consider when choosing a university is how it can improve your career opportunities. At Kaplan Pathways, we work with leading institutions in the UK that not only offer a first-class education. They are also among the very best universities in the UK for graduate employment.

So, what are the best universities for career prospects?

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 has ranked 4 of our partner universities in the top 20 nationally in the category of ‘Graduate prospects’. These institutions are:

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham campus

Ranked top 15 in the UK overall (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020), the University of Birmingham has been named the UK’s 2nd most targeted university by employers (High Fliers Research 2020).

You can study a pathway course at Kaplan International College London and prepare for an undergraduate degree at this red brick university and Russell Group member.

University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow campus

Similarly, the University of Glasgow is one of the most prestigious and respected institutions in the UK. It’s a Russell Group member and its Careers Service has strong links with nearly 10,000 employers and vast network of alumni all over the world. Because of this, you’ll have the opportunity to make useful connections even after you’ve graduated.

You can gain entry to a degree at the University of Glasgow by studying a degree preparation course at Glasgow International College.

University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool campus

The University of Liverpool ranks in the top 16 in the UK (Shanghai Academic Ranking 2019) and also holds a silver award for teaching (Teaching Excellence Framework). No wonder this careers-focused university is also one of the elite institutions that forms the Russell Group.

With Kaplan, you can gain entry to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the University of Liverpool through an on-campus pathway course at University of Liverpool International College.

The University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham Campus

Finally, ranked top 20 in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2020), the University of Nottingham boasts a fantastic Careers and Employability Service, which includes exclusive postings for graduate jobs. Nottingham is a red brick university and member of the prestigious Russell Group and studying here can really help you to improve your employability skills.

A degree preparation course at the University of Nottingham International College is the perfect pathway to a degree at the University of Nottingham.

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International education can be one of the most rewarding investments you make in life. It can help you develop skills that will make you an asset to potential employers, and give you incredible experiences.

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