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Find out where your Economics degree might take you

An Economics degree from Royal Holloway, University of London can lead onto many different career paths – and we take the employability of our graduates very seriously.

A degree in Economics equips you with key transferable skills such as numeracy, problem-solving, computing and other analytical skills. As a result, the majority of our recent  graduates were in full-time employment or further study within six months of graduation.


Roles and Companies

Many high profile companies and organisations are on the look out for graduates entering the workforce with the skills fostered by an Economics degree, and so our students are in an excellent position to work somewhere really exciting on leaving university. Our graduates are also equipped for a wide variety of roles, such as actuary, analyst, auditor, software consultant and statistician, and can adapt well to many other positions too. 

Some of the companies our graduates are currently working at include:









Ministry of Defence



Civil Service

Your Career Search

To help you embark on your search for your graduate career, here are some examples of sites that Economics graduates use look for work opportunities:

The Guardian Jobs

The Economist Jobs Board



Gradlink UK, China  (for Chinese students and/or jobs in China)

Prospects, Work in China  (for Chinese students and/or jobs in China)

Civil Service, Government Economics Service

UN Jobs  (for jobs in the UN and international organisations)

Academics  (for jobs in academia in Europe and Germany)

Europa (for jobs in the European Union)

American Economic Association (international jobs inside and outside academia for PhDs)

Econ Jobs

Bank of England 

Royal Economic Society

Graduate Recruitment Bureau

The Gateway Online


Higher Education Careers Services Unit

Careers Group 

The Careers Centre located in the library at our Egham campus is a fantastic resource, and can give students the direction and guidance they need to jump start their graduate career.

Take a look at the Careers page for more information about their services.

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