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Oxford graduates have outstanding long-term career prospects and find success in all industries and sectors across the globe. Oxford alumni have included Prime Ministers, Nobel Prize winners, business leaders, saints, renowned academics, international leaders, entrepreneurs and everything in between.
Graduate study at Oxford is an investment in your career. The University has an excellent record for graduate employment. 91 per cent of Oxford graduate students are engaged in work or further study six months after graduating and enjoy an average starting salary of £34,000*.
Whatever you want to study, and whether you are destined for a life in academia or the vocational or commercial sector, potential employers recognise the value of undertaking independent research in addition to the wide range of transferable skills and the intellectual challenge that graduate study at Oxford encourages.
* Source: DLHE 2008–2009